Patty Eck What attracted you to volunteering for NICU Helping Hands? My mother, who was also my best friend, passed away suddenly in September 2013. My grief was overwhelming. I wanted to do something special to honor my mom but could not find a cause I felt would honor her. … Read more about March Volunteer Spotlight
NICU Helping Hands turns 5. It’s our Birthday!
Today is Parents of Preemies Day….a club that no parent wants to join but one whose community is comprised of fierce survivors! Natalie Gordon has spoken like a true preemie parent through this thought provoking and utterly true poem. Do her words speak to you as a fellow NICU family?… Read more about Thumbprints: A Preemie Mother’s Poem
Philanthropy…something those of us that work in the non profit world depend on for survival. As Founder and President of NICU Helping Hands I am constantly in awe of the tireless dedication and devotion of our supporters. Whether it is a $10 donation to help us give a “pick me… Read more about Philanthropy at a Young Age
We are five years post NICU and I still feel so alone some days. I often feel that my friends don’t “get me” and I find myself explaining to strangers why our twins are behaving in a manner that is a little out “of the ordinary”. I hate that prematurity… Read more about Prematurity Doesn’t Discriminate