Visit our COVID-19 and Preeclampsia resource page. Click Here

Getting Involved

 
Get Involved in Quality Improvement
March 15, 2018
Get Involved in Quality Improvement

With rising maternal mortality and morbidity rates in the U.S., there has been an increased focus on improving quality in maternal health care. Recent studies have shown that 41 percent of maternal deaths were likely preventable, and this number has...

Can You Help Us Party with a Purpose?
September 20, 2016
Can You Help Us Party with a Purpose?

Are you a host or hostess with the mostest? Do you enjoy making a difference for a great cause? If you'd like to join the fun, we need your help! We're asking you to represent the Faces of Preeclampsia by hosting a Party with a Purpose at your home...

Employer Matching Is Easy Support
April 09, 2014
Employer Matching Is Easy Support

An Employer Matching Gift Program is one where an employer matches an employee’s charitable donation, usually dollar for dollar. Some companies call this a Cash Grants Program or a Matching Grants Program. These Gift Programs can quickly multip...

Why We Love Our Volunteers!
April 29, 2013
Why We Love Our Volunteers!

Many words come to mind when describing a volunteer: devoted, inspiring, passionate. But those words feel pale and generic when faced with the deep motivation and strength that makes up the members of the Preeclampsia Foundation's volunteer core. Vo...

Memorial Benefit for Reid Raises $7,250
April 04, 2013
Memorial Benefit for Reid Raises $7,250

It wasn't until my sister Rikki became pregnant with her first child that I understood the full meaning of pregnancy problems. She was 35, had Ulcerative Colitis, an autoimmune disease, and had difficulty becoming pregnant. She and her husband were l...

"Where Would I be without the Preeclampsia Foundation?" by Nicole Purnell
January 10, 2013
"Where Would I be without the Preeclampsia Foundation?" by Nicole Purnell

It is the time of year where I spend quite a bit of time reflecting. Since our son's angelversary was December 28th, it's natural to think not only of the past year, but also of the time our lives changed forever. It has been 7 years now since that d...

"We Hope You Like This Song" Lauds Unique Gifts Provided by 16-Year Friendship
October 31, 2012
"We Hope You Like This Song" Lauds Unique Gifts Provided by 16-Year Friendship

Shelly Bridgewater was 25 years young when she died in 2005 from preeclampsia. Her best friend, Bree Housley, wrote a book  about their unlikely friendship and the impact Shelly, "the social butterfly," had on her life. We Hope You Li...

Two Grandmothers Create A Lasting Legacy
July 03, 2012
Two Grandmothers Create A Lasting Legacy

As the temperatures continue to rise this summer, we look south of the border to a grandmother making a difference all the way from the beaches of the Caribbean. For years Sandy Coder has collected sea glass from the beaches near her house in Mexico....

2012 Promise Walk Season Reaches National "Stretch" Goal
July 02, 2012
2012 Promise Walk Season Reaches National "Stretch" Goal

Thirty-five volunteer-driven walks took place across the country, twelve of those in new cities, and the national fundraising goal of $400,000 was surpassed before the last walk took place.  "There were so many highlights and accomplishments th...

Young Survivor Wins 2012 T-shirt Design Contest
April 05, 2012
Young Survivor Wins 2012 T-shirt Design Contest

he Promise Walk for Preeclampsia means something unique to each participant across the country... but this year for one young preeclampsia survivor, it means getting to see her artwork impact thousands! Mya Detweiler, age 10, and her mother&nbs...

Advocacy at State Level Proves Fruitful
April 05, 2012
Advocacy at State Level Proves Fruitful

When you hear the word "advocacy," do images of marching on Washington, DC, flash through your mind?  While that is certainly one way of capturing attention from federal policymakers (and the local DC police!), there are other steps you can ta...

Building a Successful Fundraising Team
March 06, 2012
Building a Successful Fundraising Team

In the words of 17th century English poet John Donne, "No man is an island"... and in the world of fundraising, this is doubly true. The incredible success of the Promise Walks each year is due in no small part to the ability of local walk coordinato...

LOAD MORE