Kitchener Waterloo Ontario Branch

Mamas for Mamas Kitchener/Waterloo Branch began in January 2019. This Branch was created to help reduce poverty cycles, support mamas and reduce our environmental footprint by providing mamas with a hand up with free material goods. The goal is to improve the overall quality of life and ensure that no mama or child is ever left behind.

Over the last two years of being in the community, we have had such an outpour of volunteers that we have been able to add a team of resource coordinators who work closely with mamas who are falling between the cracks and need additional support outside of what our Facebook community can provide; they work closely with other agencies in our community to connect them with services and support.

We have a wonderful donations team who coordinates pick up, drops offs of all of our donations and works closely alongside other organizations to help fill their shelves. It is clear that much more support is needed in our community around food security, mental health, dental and eye care. Our goal is to continue to work alongside the community as a collective to help fill gaps and reduce poverty.

While we are working diligently towards obtaining a physical location, we are solely online at this time.

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Products in support of Mamas for Mamas

Partnered Products

Taste of the Okanagan
Postpartum Care Kit
Okanagan Stitching
Mama Beary Cider
Mason Jar Lids
HannahPad
Farm Bound
The Market Bags
People Power Parties
Strong as a Mother

Poverty Relief, because that’s our jam. This signature pink peppercorn and rose jam will be donating $1 from every jar to Mamas for Mamas.

 

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A Vancouver-based, Mom-owned business committed to helping Mamas thrive. With products made from clean, vegan ingredients, and a holistic approach to new motherhood, $1 for every Postpartum Survival Kit sold goes to Mamas for Mamas.

 

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Created by one mom for another, ‘The Mamas for Mamas Set’ by Okanagan Stitching includes: 1 Japanese Apron, 1 Large bowl cover, 1 Medium bowl cover, 1 Large jar cover, and 1 Small jar cover. 25% of the net proceeds from ‘The Mamas for Mamas Set’ will be donated to The Mamas for Mamas Foundation.

 

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In Support of Mamas for Mamas! This wonderfully robust cider is a co-fermentation of locally grown apples, raspberries, blackberries and rich red currants. The aroma is a powerful mixture of raspberries and currants with a hint of apple. Blackberry is present with every sip and there is a smooth finish with lasting memories of country fresh surroundings. 

 

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Any Product with a Bear, 10% of sales will be donated to Mamas for Mamas!

 

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HannahPad created 2 Special Bundles, exclusively available only for Buy 1 & Give 1 to Mamas program! When you purchase any of the 2 products below, one of the same product will be donated to Mamas for Mamas.

 

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When you buy produce from Farmbound there are also buying options of $29 $49 and $99 boxes that they will donate to Mamas for Mamas on the customers behalf.

 

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The Market Bags are Canadian-made reusable bags that represent a small step towards a better tomorrow with a positive impact on our environment. Using upcycled or sustainable and organic materials, they created a line of truly eco-friendly reusable bags. With the purchase of any market bag, 1% of sales is donated to Mamas for Mamas.

 

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People Power Parties brings crafting supplies and instruction into your events and provides a fun group bonding experience that gives everyone the opportunity to craft with a cause. Not only will the whole group have a fun takeaway piece that they made, but the event will also help support Mamas for Mamas.

 

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With a crew neck and flattering raglan sleeve, and in the softest fleece, this sweatshirt is not too tight and not too loose…it’s basically the Goldilocks of sweatshirts and fits just right. *$5 from the sale of every “brand new“ sweatshirt will be donated to Mamas for Mamas.

 

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Join our psycho-educational groups

Groups

Online Anxiety and Depression Group
Whole Mama
Grief and Loss Support Group

Experience a 6-week psychoeducational group from the comfort of your own home. This course consists of education, tips, tricks and tools on how to help combat anxiety and depression. Each week will offer a live session with a qualified counsellor to guide you through the program and answer any questions you may have. There will also be learning activities and goals to complete at your own pace. Attendance is not mandatory but suggested. If you are unable to attend the live session, you will be able to go back and watch so you don’t miss anything. When all the sessions and workbooks are completed within the 6 weeks you will receive a certificate of completion. Please note all work has to be completed in the 6-week time frame to be considered complete.

The anxiety and depression group begins Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021 and runs to March 9th, 2021. Live sessions will be every Tuesday 10-11:30 am PST.

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