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Nurture KC

See our latest news in this February Update. “At Nurture KC, we fight for what’s right. We lift up our young families as they learn and grow. Then, the true beauty is, we let our families go because they are equipped for success in life,” says Executive Director, Tracy Russell.

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Nurture KC supports Kansas House Bill 2371 to improve access to SNAP nutritional assistance and child care assistance for the families we serve. In support of this bill, our Executive Director, Tracy Russell, submitted testimony which you can see by clicking “read more” below. Please help us support this bill!

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GO CHIEFS

Nurture KC News February 5, 2021

Some cute kids in our Healthy Start program rooting for Patrick Mahomes and our KC Chiefs to win the Super Bowl this weekend! #REDfriday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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This month was busy! Click on our January Update to see:
* Why Brown Button Estate Sales is giving back to Nurture KC

* When we’re hiring an admin (Hint: Now! Perks: Fridays off!)

* Who won our “Get Healthy with Healthy Start” contest

* An AMAZING presentation replay you don’t want to miss

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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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