YOU can change a life--two lives actually. By helping a mother, you alter her baby's trajectory during the most critical years. Your gift directly supports our initiatives that strengthen the NYC NFP program.
Cindy would never have known that her child had autism were it not for her nurse Joanne. Before enrolling in Nurse-Family Partnership, Cindy was homeless and working 2 jobs. She started her day at 11 pm as a dispatcher in Queens. She went from there to work at a daycare center in the Bronx where she slept on the floor after work until her night shift started again.
Cindy's nurse Joanne helped her get into a shelter and after her child was born, she realized that Caleb was on the autism spectrum. She obtained essential services for him. A Heart's Desire tuition award subsequently enabled Cindy pay for certification to become licensed to run the daycare center that she now operates. Cindy created this amazing video to thank her nurse..
Experts say that Nurse Family Partnership represents an effective anti-poverty program and improves babies' health and welfare. A donation to us strengthens this powerful program even further by adding extra resources.
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