We are still reeling over how fantastic this year’s “Giving Sarasota a Healthy Start” Luncheon went off last week! Thank you so much to all who made it such a success – our Sponsors, Speakers, Volunteers, Staff, and Attendees who all played an important role in putting on this great event. Friday, April 28th, 2017 […]
Connections in Parenting By Heidi Godman, Keynote Speaker for our upcoming “Giving Sarasota a Healthy Start” Luncheon, Friday April 28th, 11am – 1pm at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, Catered by Mattison’s It happens in the grocery store, the hair salon, the shopping mall, and even on my morning walk: someone recognizes me from […]
Click here to download the 2017 Infant Feeding Survey Flyer The Healthy Start Coalition’s 2017 Infant Feeding Survey is underway! We are looking for moms with babies up to 24 months old who live in Sarasota County to take part in our 2017 Infant Feeding Survey! Help us learn more about infant feeding trends in Sarasota and be entered in […]
Thank you – And Happy New Year! Happy New Year from Healthy Start! We’ve got some fantastic news to kick off our New Year – We met our Save My Life Donation Match Challenge! With your support and a generous match from Rachel Levey-Baker, on behalf of the Sullivan Foundation, we raised over $10,000 to support […]
Are you interested in helping moms in our community? We are excited to announce that thanks to generous funding from the Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation, we are able to increase the breastfeeding support available in our community by offering two, 2-day Certified Breastfeeding Counselor Trainings in 2017! Click here to download a printable flyer!
“Save My Life” Program Prevents Racial Birth Disparities in Sarasota County, Presents Fundraising “Match” Donation Challenge For quotes, client testimony, or more information, contact: Ciera Coleman, Marketing and Grants Coordinator, (941) 373-7070 Ciera.email@example.com December 1, 2016 (Sarasota, FL) — African-American babies are some of our community’s most vulnerable citizens. Statistics show a wide gap in […]
Posted November 17, 2016 November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and the American Cancer Society sets aside the Thursday before Thanksgiving as the one day for all smokers to make a plan to quit smoking for good. This year, that date is November 17th. Despite the overwhelming evidence to quit, approximately 40 million American […]
Healthy Start Coalition Receives $30,000 Grant from the Bank of America Client Foundation to support Save My Life Program Sarasota, FL – The Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County, Inc. was recently awarded a $30,000 grant from the Bank of America Client Foundation’s Frederic W. and Margaret D. Kurtz Fund to continue their work reducing […]
Healthy Start Coalition Receives $25,000 Grant from Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation to Increase Community Breastfeeding Support For Immediate Release: November 9, 2016 Sarasota, FL – The Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County, Inc. was recently awarded a $25,000 grant from the Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation to enhance breastfeeding support and peer counseling opportunities for […]
On this special day, we remember and honor those affected by miscarriage, stillbirth, and infant death. Healthy Start provides free, confidential support services for pregnant women and new moms. If you need support for a loss, or a new pregnancy after a loss, contact Healthy Start at 941-861-2905 to find out how we can help.