Beneficiaries

2014 & 2015

Inland Northwest SIDS Foundationhttp://www.inwsids.org

Founded in 2012, the Inland Northwest SIDS Foundation is dedicated to educating the public on safe sleep practices for infants, bringing awareness to SIDS/SUID and providing grief support to those who have experienced a SIDS/SUID loss.

Services provided include:

  • Monthly Safe Sleep Classes for new parents, caregivers, medical providers, & others.
  • Monthly Grief Support meetings.
  • Professional Training to Child Care Centers, Hospitals, Classrooms and more.
  • Educational materials on SIDS, Safe Sleep, and grief support.
The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood Foundationhttp://www.sudc.org

The Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood Program (SUDC) was created in September 2001 within the CJ Foundation for SIDS. In 2014, the program became it’s own independent organization and was renamed the SUDC Foundation. It is tasked with providing a centralized resource for information, support and advocacy. It serves families and professionals worldwide who are affected by the tragedy of SUDC, and promotes awareness of SUDC in communities. Its mission is:

  • To provide a centralized resource for SUDC
  • To develop peer support among families
  • To share accurate and current SUDC information with families, professionals and communities
  • To improve the public’s awareness and understanding of SUDC
  • To advocate for issues relative to SUDC
  • To raise charitable donations to meet the many needs of SUDC

 

2013

American SIDS Institutehttp://www.sids.org/

Founded in 1983, the American SIDS Institute, a national nonprofit health care organization, is dedicated to the prevention of sudden infant death and the promotion of infant health through an aggressive, comprehensive nationwide program of:

  • Research about both the cause of sudden infant death and methods of prevention.
  • Clinical Services assisting pediatricians in the medical management of high risk infants.
  • Education about prevention methods aimed at the public and medical community.
  • Family Support providing crises phone counseling, grief literature and referrals.
Lifeline Pregnancy Care Centerhttp://www.lifelinepcc.org/

Lifeline is a Christian, life affirming ministry that provides practical,spiritual and emotional help to women and those who influence their lives, who are dealing with the effects of an unplanned pregnancy, adoption or abortion.

Lifeline provides a faith based support group called SOLACE for moms and other family members who have lost babies from any cause, including but not limited to: miscarriage at any gestational age, fatal diagnoses, stillbirth, and SIDS. For more information about SOLACE, please call 208-466-400.

2012

The Compassionate Friendshttp://www.compassionatefriends.org

The Compassionate Friends provides highly personal comfort, hope, and support to every family experiencing the death of a son or a daughter, a brother or a sister, or a grandchild, and helps others better assist the grieving family.

American SIDS Institutehttp://www.sids.org/

Founded in 1983, the American SIDS Institute, a national nonprofit health care organization, is dedicated to the prevention of sudden infant death and the promotion of infant health through an aggressive, comprehensive nationwide program of:

  • Research about both the cause of sudden infant death and methods of prevention.
  • Clinical Services assisting pediatricians in the medical management of high risk infants.
  • Education about prevention methods aimed at the public and medical community.
  • Family Support providing crises phone counseling, grief literature and referrals.

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