Reducing Racial Disparities
addressing Extreme Prematurity
Eliminating Sleep-Related Deaths
There are many ways you can support First Year Cleveland, including monetary donations and gifts of your time. Several options are listed below. If you would like to make a monetary donation, please click below. Because we are a program of Case Western Reserve University, you will be directed to their website and your gift confirmations will refer to CWRU, but rest assured that your gift will be directed to First Year Cleveland.
We thank you for your support!
Please give to help new moms who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 but are healthy enough to return home with their newborn. We're providing care packages filled with diapers, wipes, face masks, and other essential items to keep new parents and baby safe. 100 percent of your donation will go to help those in need. All gifts are tax-deductible as provided by law.
Questions? Contact us via email. Thank you!
First Year Cleveland is a county-wide community action group, and we appreciate gifts to support the events we host throughout the year. Donations of meeting space, food, talent (e.g., photography and graphic design) and advertising support is welcome.
Learn how to help your organization’s board members, leadership team and employees recognize how they each view the world through a different lens. First Year Cleveland's Action Team 1 is developing racial bias training which organizations and individuals can use to help recognize and modify bias in their behavior and ideas.
Ask your organization’s human resources team to offer First Year Cleveland’s Safe Sleep Heroes training to all employees, along with health and wellness incentives to support it. This short training, led by FYC Action Team 10, explains the why and how behind the ABCDs of Safe Sleep: Alone, on their Back, in an empty Crib and Don’t smoke.
Our community-driven council of more than 400 people from over 100 organizations meets quarterly to inform and spread the work of First Year Cleveland. We invite anyone interested in the health of Cuyahoga County to become part of this valuable community action council.
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