Help more single moms
be brave.

We serve single moms, who we call brave moms. They are working hard toward self-sufficiency as they provide for their children.

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Help your church launch a Single Moms Community Program

At One More Child, we recognize some of those heroes are courageous single moms, who we fondly call “Brave Moms.” We serve these mothers and their children as they work diligently toward self-sufficiency and rediscover who God created them to be.

Since 2016, One More Child has helped facilitate this process through a residential-based care program at our various campus locations. However, we also desire to partner with the Church Body to reach the mother who lives beyond our campus walls and feels powerless, alone and desperately in need of God’s hope.

One More Child Single Moms Community Program seeks to meet the needs of single-mom families in crisis by creating a network of care, guidance and support in local communities. This 10-week program, made available through our church and community partners, provides skills classes, mentorship and resources, all designed to help single mothers and their children thrive.

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More Than

24 Million

There are more than 24 million children in the United States living in single-parent families (2017 KIDS COUNT Databook). That’s more children in single-parent homes in our country than the total populations of the 17 least-populated states combined (2016 Census Data).

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Meet our passionate and empowering leaders.

Jerry T. Haag, Ph.D., CFP®

President/CEO

Dr. Jerry Haag is the president/CEO of One More Child. During his tenure as president, he has guided the expansion of ministry sites from nine locations in Florida to more than 50 locations around the globe. Under his presidency, One More Child has launched its Anti-Trafficking, Child Hunger, Single Moms, Family Support (prevention) and Global programs to meet immediate and long-term needs of children and families. Under Dr. Haag’s leadership, One More Child has increased from serving 3,351 children and individuals in 2007 to more than 260,000 in 2019.

Dr. Haag earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in finance from Baylor University and earned a Ph.D. in finance and real estate in 1995 from the University of Texas at Arlington. He has led and participated in humanitarian aid, emergency relief, childcare and ministry to children and families in countries around the world.

Having been appointed and reappointed since 2013 by both Gov. Charlie Crist and Gov. Rick Scott, Dr. Haag serves on the Florida Faith-based and Community-based Advisory Council which he currently chairs. He also serves on the board of directors of the Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO), where he has chaired its Faith and Foster Care Research Team and served on the President’s Advisory Council. In addition, Dr. Haag has served on the board for Hines Ugandan Ministry since 2018.

Because of Dr. Haag’s experience and leadership in launching global, prevention, and anti-trafficking programs, he has been invited on numerous occasions to share our organization’s expertise with national and world leaders – to include the United States Health and Human Services, the White House, the President’s Office of the Dominican Republic (in coordination with President Danilo Medina) and the Office of the First Lady of Guatemala (in coordination with First Lady Patricia Marroquin de Morales).

Dr. Haag is passionate about long-term policy change to impact vulnerable children, and he had the pleasure of participating in a distinguished seminar on Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy, sponsored by the Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs at Boston University.

He preaches regularly in churches throughout the nation, and he and his wife, Christi, also enjoy speaking together. Additionally, he has authored, presented and published academic articles relating to his business expertise and has been honored several times for his business, professional and civic achievements.

In 2018, Dr. Haag was awarded the 2018 George W. Truett Distinguished Service Award by the Baylor Line Foundation and was honored at its Hall of Fame Gala for his exceptional leadership in meeting the needs of children around the world.

Dr. Haag has served on the faculty and administration of both public and private universities, and he was named Baylor University’s Vice President for University Development in 2011, where he served before returning as president of One More Child.

From 2000-2007, Dr. Haag served as president and CEO of the South Texas Children’s Home in Beeville. He also has corporate work experience with AT&T and is a Certified Financial Planner.

Dr. Haag and Christi live in Lakeland, FL. Christi is a well-known speaker and the host of One More Child’s Hope is Here.  Their eldest son, Ben, lives and works in Dallas, TX and their youngest son, Brady, resides and works in Austin, TX.

Do you need a brief bio for Dr. Haag for an upcoming speaking or preaching engagement he is participating in? We have you covered — find it here.
Contact Jerry

Phone: 863.687.8811

Pam Whitaker, Ed.D., LMHC

Vice President of Programs

In 1999, Dr. Whitaker joined One More Child (OMC) as the Director of Campus Ministries and later served as the Central Florida Administrator. She is currently the Vice President of Programs where she oversees the various program operations throughout the agency, ensuring excellence in the delivery of services to children, families, volunteers and other community partners. Prior to her work at OMC, Dr. Whitaker worked at Peace River Center for 11 years serving as a therapist/coordinator for children and adolescents in the residential psychiatric services center. She has worked with children and families in crisis for the past 30 years.

Dr. Whitaker has received a Bachelor’s of Science (B.S.) in Social Work from Florida Southern College, earned a Master’s of Arts (M.A.) in Counseling Education from the University of South Florida and holds a Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.) from Nova Southeastern University, majoring in Organizational Leadership with a minor in Conflict Resolution. Dr. Whitaker has been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor since 1997 and is a Qualified Supervisor for counselors seeking licensure.

For the past 15 years, Dr. Whitaker has served as the 3rd and 4th grade Sunday school teacher at Kathleen Baptist Church in Lakeland, Florida. She is also active in assisting the homeless through her church and works in the church nursery. Married to Gary Whitaker since 1986, they have an adult daughter, Tierney.

Dr. Whitaker is passionate about bringing creative, Christ-centered services to children and families in need and reaching the “least of these.”

Contact Pam

Phone: 863.687.8811

Jodi Domangue

Executive Director of Single Moms

Jodi has been with One More Child since 2014 and currently oversees the operations for One More Child Single Moms. 

Jodi is passionate about serving vulnerable children and Sarasota areas.

Jodi earned bachelor degrees in psychology and spending time with her family.

Contact Jodi

Phone: 863.687.8811

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