Marley Shelton stars in latest public service announcement!     We are proud to have Marley Shelton star in our latest public service announcement for Brave Beginnings. The spot features REAL preemies experiencing REAL firsts! Marley is known for her roles as Wendy Peffercorn in The Sandlot, Kristin in Never Been Kissed and Margaret Henderson … 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

Brave Beginnings Visits Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

At Brave Beginnings, our mission is to provide hospitals and their neonatal intensive care units with state-of-the-art technology that saves the lives of preemies. Today, we’re profiling one hospital we visited that was in dire need of this kind of essential technology: Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, located in Grand Rapids, Michigan … Continued

Brave Beginnings’ Spokesperson Liam Hemsworth’s Appears on Good Morning America

As you all know, Liam Hemsworth was recently named the 2016 Theatrical Fundraising Spokesperson for Brave Beginnings. Hemsworth stars in a thirty second public service announcement that will appear before movies on more than 4,000 theater screens nationwide. Surrounded by a diverse group of children born prematurely ranging from infancy to age 10, Hemsworth tells … Continued

Brave Beginnings 2016 Grant Program Recipients

We here at Brave Beginnings are very excited to announce this year’s Grant Recipients! Our mission is to fund hospitals across the United States in need of new neonatal equipment, and to help improve the overall care preemies receive in hospitals’ neonatal intensive care units. To date, Brave Beginnings has provided over $3.9 million to … Continued