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

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

Liam Hemsworth Tapped As Spokesman For Brave Beginnings

  LOS ANGELES (April 12, 2016) – Liam Hemsworth has been named the 2016 Theatrical Fundraising Spokesperson for Brave Beginnings, an initiative of the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation (WRMPPF). The program works to improve the lives of premature babies by providing hospitals with grants for purchasing life-saving neonatal equipment and supporting critical care … Continued

Technology in the NICU: What to Look For

If you have spent time in the neonatal intensive care unit, you have probably noticed all of the machines that surround you and the babies being cared for. Spending time in the NICU can be an overwhelming, stressful and emotional experience, but staying informed can be a helpful way of coping through that time. We … Continued

Brave Beginnings was featured on Val’s Pals

Big news! On February 18th, Brave Beginnings was featured on the “Val’s Pals” segment during the Valentine in the Morning radio broadcast on 104.3 MYfm! Los Angeles based radio show host Valentine and his team highlighted Brave Beginnings, talking about the impact our work has had on hospitals and their efforts to save the lives … Continued