People tend to celebrate their own birthdays and those of their friends and family members – sometimes they even honor the birthdays of celebrities and historical figures. Rarely, however, does anyone participate in the celebration of someone they don’t know. We invite you to join in with us at the Gift of Life in wishing founder Rosie Moore a very Happy Birthday today, December 22, because the way we party is by doing something toContinue reading
It’s #GivingTuesday – a day to give to your charity of choice and to share stories about how the charity helped you or a loved one! Will you join by making a contribution to help our families of premature babies receive hope, encouragement and support while they are in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit? Since The Gift of Life was founded in 2012, we have delivered over 400 Knit Bears made by senior citizensContinue reading
Today is November 17, 2015, World Prematurity Day. It is the day that is selected to raise awareness about the number 1 killer of infants. According to the World Health Organization in the United States alone, 517, 400 premature births occur every year. Besides maternal illness or high blood pressure, diabetes, sometimes it is unknown why babies are born prematurely. Visit their website for more information: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs363/en/ The Gift of Life was founded by RosieContinue reading
Orlando-based non-profit organization The Gift of Life continues to serve local families whose lives are affected by the birth of a premature child. This year, the organization is calling for all who can to join them in celebrating World Prematurity Day, which is on November 17, 2015. Participants can join in on increasing awareness for this notable cause by wearing purple, the color of prematurity. Just as the previous year, the City of OrlandoContinue reading
Mayor Buddy Dyer is a supporter of The Gift of Life. He wants to raise awareness in our community about premature births and how that affects our community. On September 12, 2015 he declared that this day would be The Gift of Life Day. Mayor Buddy Dyer had a special message for everyone on September 12 2015.