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In honor of its 10th Anniversary, Brown Button Estate Sales is hosting a “Treasure Trove” benefit sale with all proceeds directly benefiting Nurture KC.

“We are excited to support Nurture KC, and all the families they help, in honor of our 10th anniversary.” says Michael Fry, CEO of Brown Button. “We want to do something special to give back to Kansas City. This is a natural fit because Nurture KC makes a tangible difference for mothers and babies in our community.”

Key dates for the public:
Donation drop-off – Saturday, Feb. 6
Anyone can donate fine furniture, art, jewelry, decor and fashion from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the event location: 7589 W. 119 Street (Southwest of Metcalf and 119th St.). Brown Button also can pick up large items, if needed, that meet its criteria. People can simply complete the Donation Evaluation Form to find out.
Shopping – Feb. 16 to Feb. 20
— Tuesday, Feb. 16 from 6 to 9 p.m. ($10 entry donation)
— Wednesday, Feb. 17 to Saturday, Feb. 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (free)

“This will truly be a unique shopping experience. Brown Button is synonymous with the highest quality merchandise and has a large following across the metro,” says Tracy Russell, Executive Director of Nurture KC. “We are thankful to Brown Button for selecting Nurture KC to give back to, and know it will greatly benefit the 237 families we serve through our Healthy Start program.”

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We kicked off 2021 encouraging families in our Healthy Start program to live a healthy lifestyle — eating right, staying active and taking care of their mental health. Here are the winners to our contest asking: How is your family adopting a healthy lifestyle? These families will receive Heart Healthy cookbooks and salad kits from the American Heart Association.💗💗💗

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This is a must-watch presentation, given by Dr. Barbara Pahud, at last week’s Mid America Immunization Coalition (MAIC) quarterly meeting.

“You don’t want to miss this replay! She had our members captivated — breaking down complex subject matter in easy-to-understand analogies and descriptions,” says Shelby Ostrom, Strategic Initiatives Director, who oversees MAIC.

Dr. Pahud is the Research Director of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Children Mercy. In partnership with the University of Oxford and the University of Kansas, Children’s Mercy is at the forefront of developing a vaccine to prevent COVID-19.

We think the public may find this information useful as well.

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Happy 2021! Get the new year started off right by utilizing these helpful resources. From quitting smoking, to child-proofing your home, to accessing breastfeeding support, we cover a wide range of topics at nurturekc.org/resources.

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Nurture KC is hiring a part-time administrative assistant. This open position is 25 hours per week in our office — located at 1111 W. 39th Street — from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Duties include: reception/phones, membership maintenance, database coordination and board of directors liaison. We are looking for a good communicator […]

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Distribution of COVID-19 vaccines is one of the most ambitious immunization campaigns ever conducted in the United States. Vaccine maker Moderna appears poised to win authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine just days after Pfizer-BioNTech did the same. The information overload on the vaccine trials and roll out can be overwhelming. We have you covered with one overview on what you need to know. Simply click “read more” below …

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Today, on Giving Tuesday, Nurture KC is asking for the community’s help to rally around our Giving Tuesday 2020 effort and, in turn, the vulnerable families we support through our Healthy Start program. These families have been hit disproportionally hard by COVID-19, as many lost their jobs in the hospitality industry as waiters, cooks, hotel maintenance workers and more.

“Every dollar we raise today stays in KC to help our local families. Every single donation matters and directly helps our moms and babies, who are struggling right now,” says Tracy Russell, Executive Director of Nurture KC. “We have been supporting our families with services throughout the pandemic, such as providing some food and diapers, but it’s just not enough.”

Anyone can give at www.nurturekc.org/givingtuesday2020 and donations are tax-deductible.

Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement, unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: A day that encourages people to do good. Over the past eight years, this idea has grown into a year-round global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.

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