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American Mothers, Inc® has been committed to valuing mothers through service and education since 1935.  As the official sponsor of Mother’s Day and the Mother of the Year® award,  American Mothers is the voice of 85 million mothers in America.

American Mothers, Inc® educations, inspires, and recognizes mothers through programs that teach, support, and honor mothers, empowering them to positively impact their families and communities.

Honoring the mission of the organization’s founders, Eleanor Roosevelt, Sara Delano Roosevelt, Mamie Eisenhower, JC Penney and Norman Vincent Peale, American Mothers is dedicated to improving the lives of mothers and children at home, at work and in the world.  Each year, American Mothers honors motherhood by naming the National Mother of the Year® during an annual convention held in Washington D.C.

American Mothers, Inc. is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization. Tax ID number: 13-6159070.

American Mothers is grateful for our Partners, Donors and Friends!

Friends of American Mothers:

Whirlpool Corporation
Flyge-Milham Foundation
The HBC Group
Barbara and Ralph Thompson
Jesse Ball Dupont Foundation
Mericos Foundation
Mikayla’s Miracles and Blessings Foundation
Tom and Judy Love Foundation

Life Members

Dilek Acar, Missouri
Shirley Baccus, Florida
Forrest Baker, Utah
Louise A. Battle, DC Metro
Helen and James Bean, Oregon
Jatali Bellanton, New York
Susan Bennett, Oklahoma*
Irene Blore, California
Arita Bohannan, Louisiana
Della Mae Bork, Illinois
Joan Braitsch, DC Metro
Leslie Braitsch-Thompson, Colorado
Connell Branan, Oklahoma*
Susan Brown, Arizona
GeNeil Cheney, North Dakota
Mary Compton, Texas
Myrna Conde, California
Lizzy Conroy, Virginia
Dianne Dain, New York
Enid Davis, Idaho
Dorothy DeVore, California
Anna Di Marco, Puerto Rico
Dr. Nurem Erdem, North Carolina
Linda Fiterman, New Mexico
Marcia Ford, Utah
Vicki Gerlach, Utah
Jane Griffith, Oklahoma
Dorothy Hammert, Oklahoma
Jennifer Harrington, Kentucky
Sue Hickenlooper, Utah
Mary Hoffmann, North Dakota
Cathy Keating, Oklahoma
Esther Kimberling, Georgia
Dr. Betty Lancaster Short, DC Metro
Rebecca Latham, New Mexico
Sharon Lay, Utah
Mae LeCount Purves, Idaho
Helen Leon, Florida
Carrie Leonard, Oklahoma
Barbara Jean Loar, Georgia
Ruth Manning, Georgia
Heidi Marsh, Nebraska
Lucinda McArton, Iowa
Brenda McDaniel, Oklahoma
Nadine Milham, Michigan
Joy Weller Miller, Idaho
Sheila Monke, Nebraska
Jennifer O’Brien, New York*
Jennifer Oliver, Oklahoma
Suzie Owens, DC Metro
Patty Payne, Alabama
JaLynn Prince, Maryland
Dr. Renae Reinardy, North Dakota
Jean Rodríguez Pazo, Puerto Rico
Elba Rivera Ruiz, Puerto Rico
Deen Day Smith Sanders, Georgia
Anna Schwab, Nebraska
Gerre Schwert, Oklahoma
Silma Serra, Puerto Rico
Lila Shoemaker, Arizona
Renee Smith, Georgia
Virginia Spurgin, California
Deb Stanaland, Oklahoma
Lynn Starzyl, South Dakota
Jamie Stevens, Nebraska
Joyce Stevens, Nebraska*
Carla Sullivan, Virginia
Lela Sullivan, Oklahoma*
Deanne Taylor, Utah
Barbara Thompson, Oklahoma
Marcia VanZitter, California
Molly Walthius, Oregon
Ruth Ann Warner, Virginia
Anita Webb, Oklahoma
Gwen Webb, California
Sabrina Wisher DeWitt, Montana
Mollie and Henry Wolthuis, Oregon
Holly Wortmann, Nebraska
Linda Zenger, Utah

*Denotes Premier Life Members, Life Members who have continued to contribute to the American Mothers Endowment Fund.

Golden Rule Grant Fund

Joan Braitsch, DC Metro
Connell Branan, Oklahoma
Sarah Campa, Nebraska
Erick Cruz, Puerto Rico
Elsie De la Maza, Puerto Rico
Dorothy DeVore, California
Anna Di Marco, Puerto Rico
Zulma Duran, Puerto Rico
Joanna Fair, New Mexico
Margie Gerena Lewis, Ohio
Nicole Gross, Colorado
Maria Ilac , Washington
Rebecca Latham, New Mexico
Nancy McKirchy, Florida
Jen O’Brien, New York
Enery Ortiz, Puerto Rico
Walter Otero, Puerto Rico
Renae Reinardy, North Dakota
Gerre Schwert, Oklahoma
Joyce Stevens, Nebraska
Lela Sullivan, Oklahoma
Sue Venteicher, Nebraska
Anita Webb, Oklahoma
Sabrina Wisher-DeWitt, Montana

Endowment Fund

Susan Bennett, Oklahoma
Susan Graham, California
Rebecca Latham, New Mexico
Nadine Milham, Michigan
Jen O’Brien, New York
Karen Smoots, Michigan
Kim Stevenson, Delaware

Mom to Mom Scholarship Fund
Arti Ahuja, Washington
Arita Bohannan, Louisiana
Lizzy Conroy, Virginia
Theodore Ferniza, Massachusetts
Patricia Foster, Massachusetts

5th Grade Essay Contest Sponsor

Joan Braitsch, DC Metro

1935 Club
Marge Barton, Texas
Lizzy Conroy, Virginia
Michelle Schroff, New Mexico