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SoldierStrong Sponsors 83rd National Convention of American Mothers, Inc.

May 30, 2024

Two non-profit organizations join to honor 2018 Mothers of the Year®Two non-profit organizations join to honor 2018 Mothers of the Year®

Washington, D.C. (March 2, 2018) – – American Mothers, Inc. is pleased to announce that SoldierStrong, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing advanced medical technologies to veterans, is sponsoring the 83rd National Convention of American Mothers, Inc. in Washington, D.C. The annual event will take place April 22-24, 2018 at the historic Mayflower Hotel.  

“For more than eight decades, the American Mothers organization has worked to bring attention to the powerful contributions moms are making around our country,” said Connell Branan, President of American Mothers, Inc. “SoldierStrong has an incredible passion for serving others, and we’re excited about the opportunity to partner with them on this most meaningful occasion.”

Each Spring, the American Mothers National Convention brings together hundreds of community leaders and women of influence to meet the organization’s mission of “honoring, educating and serving mothers at home, at work, and in the world.” During the convention, Mother of the Year® and Mother of Achievement honorees from across the 50 states, District of Columbia, and the Commonwealths of Puerto Rico are honored. Delegates will meet with members of Congress to discuss issues impacting mothers and families in the United States. The highlight of the convention is the naming of the 2018 National Mother of the Year® at our patriotic gala.

“We are proud to partner with American Mothers, Inc., an organization that shares our commitment to supporting those who serve our nation,” said Chris Meek, co-founder and Chairman of SoldierStrong. “We are pleased to support this year’s gala, which recognizes the strength and dedication of mothers who selflessly serve as service members, as well as caregivers to their families.”

State Mother of the Year® honorees will be announced Wednesday, March 7, 2018. The schedule of events and registration for the American Mothers, Inc. 83rd National Convention can be found at

About SoldierStrong

SoldierStrong, previously known as SoldierSocks, helps American patriots literally take their new steps forward. Through educational scholarships and by harnessing the most innovative technology in advanced rehabilitation, we help our returning service men and women to continue moving in the only direction they should know – forward. Nearly every dollar SoldierStrong receives goes towards direct support of American patriots so that they can re-acclimate to civilian life. Our organization works to remind those men and women who sacrificed so much that we are forever thankful. 

About American Mothers, Inc.

American Mothers, Inc. (AMI) is a national nonprofit organization that recognizes the important role of motherhood through educational programs and community outreach at home, work, and in the world. On an annual basis, American Mothers, Inc. selects the National Mother of the Year® and recognizes Mothers of Achievement from candidates across the United States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. For more information about the organization, visit Follow AMI on Twitter and Instagram at @AmericanMothers or on Facebook at


Media Contact:

Jenifer Moss, Communications Director

For Immediate Release

Alyssa Micelli, 2017 Hawaii Mother of the Year with her husband Navy Chief Jacob Micelli

Pictured above: Alyssa Micelli, 2017 Hawaii Mother of the Year with her husband Navy Chief Jacob Micelli.

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