April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Join Healthy Start and Prevent Child Abuse Florida to learn how to prevent child abuse by supporting your community.
At-risk families in North Sarasota will continue to receive free, professional support and education from the Save My Life Program thanks to donations from the “An Evening for Healthy Start” Fundraiser and $40,000 Bank of America Client Foundation Grant.
With the addition of the Client Intake and Referral Project, Healthy Start adds Ryan Belak as Project Manager, and promotes Sara Dawson-Olesen to Associate Executive Director.
Continue the Season of Giving into the New Year A couple months ago I answered the phone at the Healthy Start Coalition office. A nice gentleman was on the other line requesting help. I assured him I would do what I could and to explain to me what was going on. He was a resident […]
Healthy Start Coalition, Breastfeeding Advocates of Sarasota County, and other local organizations celebrate with “Latch-On, Sarasota” Breastfeeding Awareness events and more August 4, 2018– The City of Sarasota will once again proclaim August as Breastfeeding Awareness Month. Mayor Liz Alpert will present the Proclamation at 10:00 am at the Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County’s […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Florida’s Healthy Start Coalitions Applaud Florida Legislature for Protecting Funding for High-Risk Pregnant Women and Babies The following is a statement from the Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County regarding the Florida Legislature’s decision to maintain funding for Florida’s Healthy Start program: “We applaud the Florida Legislature for maintaining funding for Florida’s […]
A Personal Story from our Executive Director about the importance of Healthy Start: “My husband John and I were living in Birmingham, Alabama in 2012 and we had everything in the world we could ever hope or wish for. I was the Executive Director of a 6 million dollar agency in the suburb of Birmingham, […]
NEWS RELEASE: In face of potential statewide budget cuts, local Healthy Start Coalition receives $25,000 grant from the Greenfield Foundation for Postpartum Breastfeeding Support Sarasota, FL – In the face of potential statewide budget cuts, the Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County, Inc. was recently awarded a $25,000 grant from the Greenfield Foundation, to fund […]