Photo Courtesy Black News
Photo Courtesy Black News

Rosalind Tompkins, President and Founder of the nonprofit organization, Mothers In Crisis, Inc., has launched the 10,000 Balls for Hope Campaign and Essay Contest because too many people are experiencing record levels of stress in these uncertain times due to the coronavirus pandemic and the underlying stressors associated with navigating a new normal. Although hope is on the horizon because of the COVID-19 vaccinations, stress-related habits such as jaw clenching, grinding of teeth, and biting fingernails are increasing. In addition, studies reveal that many health problems that are related to stress are affecting Blacks at alarming rates such as hypertension, obesity, heart disease, diabetes, depression, and gastrointestinal problems.

The good news is that help is here through the 10,000 Balls for Hope Campaign. Volunteers of Mothers In Crisis launched the campaign by giving stress balls to essential workers and others in need of hope.

Read the full story at Black News | Nationwide News.

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