Jennifer Maggio, Chief Executive Officer of The Life of a Single Mom, in Baton Rouge joins a national community of more than 150 social entrepreneur-led organizations in launch of ninth Catalyst Program cohort.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, June 27, 2019 – The Life of a Single Mom is proud to announce its Chief Executive Officer, Jennifer Maggio, has been selected to participate in Stand Together Foundation’s highly selective Catalyst Program, joining a growing national network of more than 150 nonprofit organizations working to break the cycle of poverty across America. With the addition of The Life of a Single Mom and 14 other social entrepreneur-led nonprofits in its ninth program cohort, Stand Together Foundation’s Catalyst Network now tops more than 150 top-performing organizations across 46 states.
The Stand Together Foundation Catalyst Program offers organizational and leadership development along with peer networking, with the goal of helping transformative organizations grow and scale.
“I’m excited to be part of such a prestigious honor. For some time, I’ve felt that The Life of a Single Mom was on the cusp of substantial growth. This is just another step in the right direction. I cannot wait to see what the next year holds”, says Maggio.
The Stand Together Foundation Catalyst Program brings together nonprofit organizations that have demonstrated success breaking barriers to help all people realize their potential. Through its training and mentorship program, Stand Together Foundation works with Catalyst partners to support, strengthen, and scale their work across six issue areas: Addiction and Mental Health; Financial Empowerment and Entrepreneurship; Housing and Homelessness; In-Prison, Reentry and Second Chances; Workforce Development; and Youth and Education.
“This group of catalysts is creating and implementing innovative solutions that are transforming individuals, families and communities across the country. We are excited to see how they can greater their good in the fight against poverty,” said Evan Feinberg, executive director of Stand Together Foundation.
Stand Together Foundation’s newest cohort will join 141 existing Catalysts and will kick off on September 16. The Life of a Single Mom joins 14 other high-performing nonprofits across the country:
Addiction Recovery, Mental Health & Trauma
Youth and Education
- Mile High Workshop (Denver, CO)
- Skills for Chicagoland’s Future (Chicago, IL)
In-Prison, Reentry and Second Chances
- A Second U Foundation (New York, NY)
- Fresh Lifelines for Youth (Milpitas, CA)
- Prison Entrepreneurship Program (Houston, TX)
- Prison University Project (San Quentin, CA)
Financial Empowerment and Entrepreneurship
- Four Bands (Eagle Butte, SD)
- Hustle PHX (Phoenix, AZ)
- The Life of a Single Mom (Baton Rouge, LA)
- LIFT (Washington, DC)
About Stand Together Foundation
Stand Together Foundation is breaking the cycle of poverty by supporting the creative solutions of individuals and communities around the country. Our goal is to help effective, high-performing social entrepreneurs maximize impact—to help them help more—by bringing a business-like approach to the social sector. The result is a vetted Catalyst Network of some of the most highly effective and top-performing non-profits in the U.S. that are helping people in poverty transform their lives. Learn more at StandTogetherAgainstPoverty.org.
About The Life of a Single Mom
The Life of a Single Mom is a national, faith-based, nonprofit, headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana that exists to see that no single mom walks alone by working with churches and community groups to start and sustain single mom support groups. The organization reaches an estimated 83,000 single mothers each year through its 4 major programs and events. Programming includes focusing on 3 core life skills areas: Parenting, Finances, and Health & Wellness. Services include but are not limited to: exercise classes, support group leader training, curriculum for single mom ministries, home improvement projects for single moms, o Learn more at TheLifeofaSingleMom.com.