Annie Hoag RN IBCLC is donating 100% of proceeds from her private lactation services to Our Community Birth Center from January 20 - March 31, 2020. Annie offers initial and follow up lactation visits, baby weight checks, baby feeding plans, craniosacral therapy for babies with feeding difficulties, and more! Annie can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-513-5267.
At our recent Track Town Pizza fundraiser, a supporter introduced himself and told us that his wife sent him to the event because they haven’t had kids yet BUT when the do have kids in a couple years she knows she wants to use the birth center! We need a birth center for families like this! We also talked with a supporter who gave birth to her daughter at the old birth center when it was in downtown Eugene and then when her daughter had a baby she gave birth at the birth center in Springfield ON THE SAME BED that
Thank you to Wild Light Yoga Center and Jess Eldridge for hosting Our Community Birth Center's first Yoga Benefit Class on January 12, 2020. This was a fun way to fundraise and felt so good! We had such a great response that we're turning it into a series. Next up, come join us at CrossFit Evviva for a class led by Michelle Baumann on Sunday February 16th at 10 AM.
Thank you to KVAL news for covering the importance of Our Community Birth Center for families in our community. 'Our Community Birth Center' to open after Midwifery birthing center shuts down - KVAL News, December 30, 2019
Help us meet our Matching Gift Challenge! Donate on our website by Dec 31, 2019! Michele Peters-Carr and Dennis Carr will match $3,000 of donations (that means we have potential to raise $6,000 by Dec 31!) in honor of Michele’s 3,000+ births attended through her work at the birth center. Was Michele your midwife? Make a donation online and send us a note if you want to donate in honor of your baby or in honor of Michele! Photo by aprilchristopher.com.
Our Capital Fundraising Campaign Launch Party at Capitello Wines on December 11, 2019 was a great success! We had over 100 birth center supporters in attendance and raised $3,000 for Our Community Birth Center! Thank you to everyone who attended, volunteered and donated to make this event a success! Special thanks to those who made donations that helped us to put on this fun and family-friendly event: Capitello Wines, Dennis Carr and Michele Peters-Carr, Poppinfrizzle Face Painting, Whole Foods, Sundance Natural Foods, Sweet Life Patisserie, and Ann Hughes Photography. Annie Hoag and Ruth Ezeonwuka at the Capital Fundraising Campaign
Introducing Our Community Birth Center's new logo! Thank you to the most amazing graphic designer and birth center mama Abby Park (abbydee.com) for donating her time and skill to make Our Community Birth Center shine! We are actively seeking donations of funds and professional services and volunteer time. You can donate, contact us, and sign up to volunteer here on our website!
Our Community Birth Center's press conference on November 20, 2019 at Oregon Wine LAB was a huge success! Thank you to all of the community members and news professionals who attended. AlexAnn Westlake, Certified Nurse Midwife and Executive Director, Mary Carpenter, Certified Nurse Midwife and President of the Board of Directors, Chris Heritage, Certified Nurse Midwife and Member of the Board of Directors, and Kelsey Blake, birth center parent and professional doula shared statements and answered questions. We did a LIVE stream of the press conference onto our Facebook page: Press Conference Video. Thank you to The Register Guard for
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Birth Center Launches Capital Fundraising Campaign: Birth Center will provide new choice for nurse midwifery care for families in Lane County, Oregon FULL PRESS RELEASE Press Conference Invitation: Our Community Birth Center Press Conference Date: Wednesday November 20, 2019 Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Location: Oregon Wine Lab, 488 Lincoln St, Eugene, OR 97401 Capital Fundraising Campaign Kick-Off Event Invitation: Our Community Birth Center Capital Fundraising Campaign Kick-Off Event Date: Wednesday December 11, 2019 Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Location: Capitello Wines, 540 Charnelton St, Eugene, OR 97401
Please welcome the founding members of Our Community Birth Center's Nonprofit Board of Directors! These nine individuals have volunteered to share their unique strengths and expertise in a united strategic plan to develop Our Community Birth Center and restore birth center services to Lane County. Please join us in thanking all of the Board members for their contribution to our community! You can read more about the each member on our website: https://www.ourcommunitybirthcenter.org/board-of-directors/