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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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 11-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 Executive Director

Kristen Hitchcock

Executive Director of Single Moms

Kristen Hitchcock is a woman with a heart after God. She’s been married since 2002 to the love of her life, Brett. They’ve been blessed with 4 children, Hunter (15), Twins – Hannah and Hailey (12), and Hayden Baby (eternally 4).

Ashes and Beauty have donned Kristen’s life since she was a young girl. She’s chosen to find Joy in all situations and to always Hope in the Lord.

Over the past 17 years, Kristen has managed, developed, and grown both for-profit corporations and non-profit organizations. 8 years were spent managing and integrating new developments into years of heritage at her family’s business, Parkesdale Farms and Parkesdale Farms Packing and Cooling. She then spent 5 years as the Director of Development and Director of Major Gifts at the Florida Baptist Children’s Homes. In this position, she raised over 6 million every year to help children and families in need as well as developed the Shine A Light initiative and event, to help rescue and restore sex-trafficked girls. For a period of 2 and a half years, Kristen became the Associate Director of Advancement for Lakeland Christian School where she started an annual giving program, a parent association, and the Voyages and Victories Gala for financial aid to go to families that are unable to afford the tuition of private Christian schooling. In January of 2018, she found her way back “Home” to the Florida Baptist Children’s Homes where she is now the Executive Director of Single Moms, a program for single moms and children who find themselves in a place of unknown. Kristen is devoted to helping these moms thrive in the life that God has given them.

Kristen graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in Communications with a focus in organizational and interpersonal communications. She is a Certified Fund Raising Executive and holds a Global MBA from Southeastern University. Kristen desires to utilize the skills she has attained to help others realize, develop and attain the potential God has for them.

On any given day you may find her reading a new book, running, traveling the state of Florida to open a new campus for Single Moms, planning some type of Bible Study or anything else God asks of her.

She’s passionate about God’s calling on her life, compassionate about anyone who needs Hope, and fearlessly seeking Life.

You can follow Kristen on this journey from Ashes to Beauty and every minute of Hope in-between at

Contact Kristen

Phone: 863.687.8811

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