This time of year, we hear from many hospitals around the country who need more and/or better equipment for their neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).  Most of the hospitals seeking grants already have some state-of-the-art equipment, but due to the volume of premature births they are managing, it’s not enough. Ask any doctor, nurse, or … Continued

Thanks for Your Support this September!

As Neonatal Intensive Care Awareness (NICA) month comes to a close, those of us at Brave Beginnings would like to thank all of you who have shown your support for families spending time in the neonatal intensive care unit, along with the health professionals who care for them. The month opened with our latest Public … Continued

Brave Beginnings’ “History’s Preemies- Sir Isaac Newton” released during Neonatal Intensive Care Awareness Month

Brave Beginnings is proud to join the list of organizations nationwide participating in Neonatal Intensive Care Awareness (NICA) Month. In our latest animated Public Service Announcement (PSA) highlighting one of history’s most famous preemies, Sir Isaac Newton, Brave Beginnings helps educate viewers on the overwhelming need for life-saving neonatal equipment in hospitals. NICA Month is designed … Continued

Brave Beginnings Committee Members and Exhibitors Visit Grantee Hospitals

Paul Holliman, Matt Kalavsky and Samantha Black visit the Little Company of Mary Hospital in Evergreen Park, IL   Exhibitors and members of the Neonatal Grants Committee recently had the opportunity to see firsthand the impact they are making through their fundraising work with Brave Beginnings – providing lifesaving neonatal equipment to newborns in critical … Continued

Preemie Stories from Hardin Memorial Health Foundation

As you know, Brave Beginnings provides funds to hospitals to purchase state-of-the-art, life-saving equipment for their NICUs, which allows preemies to get the care they need to survive and thrive. Recently, we had the pleasure of awarding a $50,000 grant to the Hardin Memorial Health Foundation in Kentucky, which is currently working to build the … Continued