FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH OF DIMES AWARDS GRANT TO THE HEALTHY START COALITION OF SARASOTA COUNTY, INC. TO HELP IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF MOTHERS AND BABIES Sarasota, FL – October 23, 2017 – March of Dimes, whose mission is to improve the health of babies, is pleased to advance maternal and infant health by […]
Press Release: Healthy Start Coalition Receives $40,000 Grant from the Bank of America Client Foundation to support Save My Life Program
For Immediate Release: Healthy Start Coalition Receives $40,000 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 awarded a $40,000 grant from the Bank of America Client Foundation, Virginia White Clark Fund, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee, to […]
October: A Time of Remembrance
One in four pregnancies end in a loss. Proclaimed in 1988 by President Ronald Regan, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month is a time set aside to remember and honor those gone far too soon. While grief and recovery are deeply personal, sometimes it’s good to know that you and your family are not alone […]
World Breastfeeding Week 2017
Breastfeeding, sometimes a topic of controversy and debate, has seen a lot of progress locally in the last few years. Our community works behind the scenes all year long to ensure families get the education and support they need to give their babies a healthy start in life. But in August, we take a step […]
Press Release: 23rd Annual Sarasota Community Baby Shower
FOR IMMEDIATE Release Healthy Start Coalition and Kiwanis Club of Sarasota present: “The 23rd Annual Sarasota Community Baby Shower” Free Event that Supports New Moms and Families with resources, education, and helpful gifts. Sarasota – Saturday, May 20, 2017: Calling all pregnant women, new moms, and their families! The 23rd Annual Sarasota Community […]
Our 4th Annual “Giving Sarasota a Healthy Start” Luncheon was a huge success!
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 […]
Guest Post: Connections in Parenting, by Heidi Godman
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 […]
The 2017 Infant Feeding Survey is here!
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 for helping us reach our goal!
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 […]
Breastfeeding Support Training Opportunity:
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!