March for Babies

Fundraising: February 2019 - April 2019
Event Date: Sunday April 28, 2019
Many of our little ones in Our Village have been affected by prematurity, or received NICU care. This year we join forces again with our neighboring FIT4MOM communities to raise money for the March of Dimes, and walk in honor of our little ones in West Goshen Park on Sunday April 28. Click here to join our team - or here to donate.
When donating, please be sure to select our team name, "FIT4MOM PA/DE"

Dr. Seuss Book Drive

February 2019 - March 2019
In honor of Dr. Seuss's Birthday and Read Across America, we ask that you please bring a new book to Strides on Friday March 1 to help support the YoungMoms community of Kennett Square. If you are unable to attend this date and would still like to participate, we will also be collecting throughout the month of February - just pass your contribution on to any staff member! 

Infant & Toddler Supply Collection for YoungMoms of Kennett Square

As your kiddos grow out of clothing, or those baby & toddler toys & equipment no longer "spark joy," please consider passing along any current items that meet current safety standards (no car seats please) and that are in excellent, good, or gently used to condition, to be distrubuted among our community's young mothers. Please contact Elizabeth Barksdale to learn more about which items we are able to accept. 

Dress Drive for the Women of Gressier, Haiti

February 2019 - July 2019
Our own Kate Allen will be heading to Haiti in late July/early August as part of her global outreach work with Haven Community Church. Our FIT4MOM Village would love to help her support the women & girls of the Village of Gressier, Haiti, by outfitting as many of our fellow ladies & their littles as possible with dresses! Click here if you have dresses you would like to pass on!

Supply Collection for Surivors of Domestic Violence

August 2019 - September 2019
We will be collecting supplies throughout the months of August & September to support the work of the Domestic Violence Center of Chester County, and the women & children seeking sanctuary there. Please refer to their Wish List to learn more about what types of items are accepted, and click here to contact Elizabeth Barksdale to transport.

School Supply Drive for The Garage Community and Youth Center

June 2019 - mid-August 2019
The Garage Community & Youth Center has been kind & gracious enough to provide our mamas & littles with a warm, safe place to Stride all winter long since we first opened in 2016! The Garage is a youth development program serving middle and high school students in West Grove. Learn more about their mission here.

We will be collecting school supplies throughout the summer in preparation for sending their students off for the new school year with the supplies that they need to be successful! Learn more about needed items 
here or shop from their Amazon Wish List. Looking to contribute, but unable to get to the store? Contact Elizabeth Barksdale

Disaster Relief

(ongoing)
When natural or human-made disasters occur, we will do our best to evolve and amend our Moms on a Mission efforts to provide relief to the affected areas and populations. Please click here to learn how you can help our efforts, if and when diaster strikes.

Fight Hunger Like a Mother Canned Food Drive

October 2019 - November 8,2019
We will be collecting canned goods and other non-perishable food items throughout the months of October. We'll use the cans as weights for our special "Can-Can Strides Class" on Friday, November 8, 2019, before taking our final collected donation to the Kennett Area Community Service Food Cupboard Click here to get involved!

Fight Like a Mother Breast Cancer Benefit Class

October 23, 2019 - Anson B. Nixon Park
Join us for a FREE Stroller Strides Class in Anson B. Nixon Park on Wednesday October 23, 2019. We honor those we have lost and those who are still fighting throughout the class in various ways.
We ask that you wear PINK for class, and please contribute what you wish towards our donation to the American Cancer Society. To contribute in advance of the event, or for any questions, please click here.

Blessing Bags

November 11, 2019

In honor of Veterans Day, and in awareness of the homelessness epidemic that exists among our nation's Veterans, we will be devoting our Village time after Strides on Monday November 11, 2019 to putting together "Blessing Bags" to be distrubuted to individuals struggling with homelessness. We will be filling gallon sized Ziploc bags with toiletry items as well as snacks, socks, gloves, etc. To learn more about items needed, or how you can contribute, please click here. 

"Mrs. Clauses of FIT4MOM Kennett Square/Hockessin" Holiday Family Sponsorship

December 2019
We all know that MRS. Claus is REALLY the one who makes the magic happen . . . help us make magic for a family in need this holiday season. Details to be updated as the holidays approach! Click here to get involved!