Tontiyana's Story

Tontiyana chose to stay at home with her baby and did not return to school. But with Nurse Joanne’s guidance, this determined young mom found her way into a pilot online program. “In seven short months, I have witnessed my client turn from a scared fifteen-year-old girl with minimal plans for her future to a confident, loving, caring mother with set goals,” says Nurse Joanne.

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2017 GOL Graduation Salutes 80 Women

Mona Davis - Monday, May 15, 2017


Kudos to Gift of Life Foundation's 2017 program graduates. The group of women were recognized during a ceremony at First Baptist Church on May 11. Restauranteur , motivational speaker and author Martha Hawkins, owner of Martha's Place, was the guest speaker. She encouraged the graduates to never give up on their dreams and to remember the mentoring they'd received through the Gift of Life. Each graduate received a certificate of completion by their Gift of Life nurse or social worker.