The IAM was the proud sponsor of a recent charity event benefitting Mothers Abandoned or Widowed (MAW), a non-profit that provides a range of assistance to previously married mothers with children who have been abandoned by their husbands or whose husbands have died prematurely.

The IAM’s silver sponsorship of the April 1 charity golf tournament in Keller, TX will help MAW continue to provide mothers in need with childcare, transportation, continuing education, and more.

“Our support for Mothers Abandoned or Widowed is just another way the IAM lives up to our motto of ‘justice on the job and service to the community,’” said IAM International President Robert Martinez Jr. “The IAM is proud to support this great cause once again, and we look forward to continuing our relationship with MAW and the great service it provides to countless women in need.”

MAW Charities was developed in honor of such women as Louise Edwards of Cincinnati, OH who faced unusual circumstances when her husband passed away unexpectedly.  At the young age of 33, she raised her eight children on her own, and expecting to enjoy her grandchildren as she faced retirement, she was met by another challenge: to raise eight children whose parents had abandoned them.


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