Brave Beginnings is a program of the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation working to ensure ventilators and neonatal equipment are always available to newborns in critical need. Each week we share individual’s stories from the NICU that inspire and inform. To follow along, visit our Facebook and keep an eye out for our weekly … Continued

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Weekly Hot Clicks: Jan 1 – 7, 2018

Brave Beginnings is a program of the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation working to ensure ventilators and neonatal equipment are always available to newborns in critical need. Each week we share individual’s stories from the NICU that inspire and inform. To follow along, visit our Facebook and keep an eye out for our weekly … Continued

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Brave Beginnings and Regal Partner to Help Bring NICU Dream to Life

We at Brave Beginnings are excited to introduce the newly renovated NICU at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. With help from our friends at the Regal Foundation, we were able to provide nearly $2 million dollars for the project that equipped ETCH with over 40 private patient NICU rooms, 5 top-of-the-line care stations, a family lobby, … Continued

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Keeping Up with Doc Clemens

This year, Brave Beginnings mascot and cuddly bear extraordinaire, Doctor Clemens, made his way to all of our 2015 and 2016 grantee hospitals. Doc was able to check out the life-saving, state-of-the-art equipment that Brave Beginnings has funded for these hospitals, in addition to the little miracles that encompass their NICUs every day. Many of … Continued

The Brave Beginnings Superheroes Sidekick Luncheon on November 19, 2016 in Los Angeles, Calif. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging)

Prematurity Awareness Month Wrap-Up

November’s Prematurity Awareness Month was a busy time for us here at Brave Beginnings, and we are so grateful to all of you who continue to help us raise awareness of preterm birth. This year’s Theatrical Fundraising Spokesperson, Liam Hemsworth, started off the month with a feature in the “Cause&Effect” section of the November issue … Continued