Mission: Our mission is to provide HOPE when HOPE seems lost, assisting families after the loss of a child
Results: Ten Cuddle Cots are now in the State of Louisiana, over 3500 HOPE bears have gone into empty aching arms, over 500 blankets have been donated to hospitals, 250 miscarriage packages have gone out. We are your National Presidential Point of Light Winners, Acadiana Hero-May 2015, Star Legacy Foundation Nominee
Target demographics: assist families after the loss of a child
Direct beneficiaries per year: 1025 HOPE bears into empty arms, 3 cuddle cots, 150 memory boxes, 70 angel gowns, 483 blankets and hats
Geographic areas served: Louisiana
Programs: HOPE bears free of charge to those facing stillbirth and infant loss by giving them something tangible to hold, placing Cuddle Cots into hospitals (a cuddle cot is a medical cooling unit disguised within a mosses bassinet that preserves a stillborn child up to 72 hours allowing parents time to say hello and time to say goodbye) providing financial assistance for grief counseling, providing hospitals with memory boxes, angel gowns and hats and blankets for stillborns
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