Bridgette M. Hopson founded Mothers Assisting Mothers in 2002. A professional counselor and child/family development specialist with a Masters Degree in Community Counseling from Kent State University, Ms. Hopson has more than 15 years of experience conducting parenting classes, administering child advocacy programs, and working with women and families in various social service/case management positions.

While the National MS Society concentrates on disease and treatment research, Mothers Assisting Mothers-MAM, Inc. focuses on coping strategies, behavior management, effective parent & child communication skills and resource allocation. It is Ms. Hopson vision to provide a network of tangible resources and comprehensive educational services to mothers diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Consideration is also given to non-chronically ill mothers who are raising children (birth through 18 years old) based on need and availability.

Bridgette is also a mother diagnosed with MS and she is parenting 3 children.