Infographic: The Alarming State of Single Parenthood

Everyone knows that times are tough and it is becoming more expensive then ever for raising a family. Single parent households continue to rise due to financial instability, unplanned pregnancies, and divorces.

Finding the right solutions to these issues is very challenging, but if we work together as a nation, they can be improved. SingleMommie.com has created this infographic not only to display the reality behind single parent families, but also to provide some real world solutions for helping out the cause of single parenthood.

State of Single Parenthood

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Facts and Stats To Tweet:

1. 50% of single mothers make less then $25,000 a year »tweet«
2. 8 out of 10 homeless families are headed by single women with children »tweet«
3. About 4 out of 10 children are born to unmarried women »tweet«
4. 45% of single mothers have never married »tweet«

Recommended Non-profits to Donate to help Single Parents

http://bridgeofhopeinc.org/
http://www.singleparentadvocate.org/
http://www.wdc.org/
http://www.womenandchildren.org/
http://helpinghandsforsinglemoms.org/

Sources

http://datacenter.kidscount.org/data/acrossstates/Rankings.aspx?ind=107
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single_parent
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr61/nvsr61_05.pdf
http://www.census.gov/hhes/families/data/cps2012.html
http://singleparents.about.com/od/legalissues/p/portrait.htm
http://www.singleparentsuccess.org/stats.html
http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL33069.pdf

Being a single parent is very challenging. You have to stay strong, patient, and positive in times of adversity. It is important to stay prayerful and allow God to lead you through the journey of raising your children.

Hope that is infographic motivates everyone who sees it to reach out a hand in order to help someone else in need, whether it be a single mother who is struggling financially or just a person that needs that extra push. It has never been more important to give and sow into the life of someone else.