Mother’s Day is usually a time of convening with family to celebrate the mothers and special women in our lives. Though COVID-19 has undoubtedly changed how most people will celebrate the holiday this year, the underlying message is the same — to honor and uplift the women who nurture us.
But for many women who rely on the services at Women’s Lunch Place, Mother’s Day and life in general looks different. “We have women who visit us who are in pretty dire straits,” says chief development officer Paula White. “Many are facing homelessness, escaping an abusive situation or struggling with