Muture Sisters Board Members

CEO/President Sharonda Roberts, Vice President Cassandra Clarke, Secretary Shanikwa Lemon, Treasurer Alexandria Alston, Volunteer Coordinator Shaniqua Hendrix, Board of Trustee:  Cherise Pipken, Shawn Jones and Martha Dudley

MSO was founded in 2009 by a woman who has dedicated her life to helping homeless men and women regain their independence. 

Mission Statement:

MSO has made a commitment to provide supportive services that includes referrals to substance use, mental health and medical treatment providers, hygiene packages and hot showers to the homeless population in the City of Paterson. Our organization is designed to allow men and women to grow physically, mentally and spiritually while building their self-esteem.


Muture Sisters objectives are to be an exemplary community service organization dedicated to elevate and enrich the dignity of men and women.

Muture Sisters is a UNITED group of women whose objective is to combat homelessness and mental illness affecting the homeless population in the City of Paterson.  We volunteer our time by sharing our STRENGTH, HOPE & EXPERIENCES.  Our goal is to encourage, inspire and build up our brothers and sisters out there that is still sick and suffering due to the illness that has them bound.  Muture Sisters is 501C3 tax exemption organization.  We do welcome donations from those who share our compassion.   Ultimately our desire is to be the change our CITY needs one brother and sister at a time!!!!


MSO distributed 3,075 Care Packages 2009-2019, provided holiday dinner to 45 needy families 2015-2019, Toy Donations to 2 fire victims in 2016 & 2017, provided Christmas Blessing to 25 young men/women in a youth group home.  MSO host there Daily Shower Event the first week of June every year since 2017.  During this event the homeless is offered a hot shower, nutrition meal and prayer.  In the past 3 years 507 homeless men and women benefited from this  event.  (2017-50 people, 2018-191 people and 2019-266 people)  During the 2019 shower event 5 referrals was made to mental health service, 25 received HIV testing, 3 referred to Intensive Outpatient treatment and 1 returned back to his County (Camden).