The Mothers' Union

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1876 UK


Founded 1876, UK, by Mary Sumner, as a voluntary organization to support women in their role as parents. UK Registered Charity: 240531.


Promote Christian care for families worldwide with a grassroots approach; work for local communities in activities fitting local priorities and needs; through social policy work, assist in building a just and compassionate society. Promote the well-being of families worldwide by: developing prayer and spiritual growth in families; studying and reflecting on family life and its place in society; resourcing members to take practical action to improve conditions for families, both nationally and in the communities in which they live.


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General Meeting; World Wide Council; Headquarters - Mary Sumner House in London (UK) - includes Central Chapel, conference facilities and secretariat. Key Units (5): Action and Outreach; Faith and Policy; Finance and Central Services; Fundraising and Communications; Mothers' Union Enterprises - Mothers' Union trading company.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities



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