Today is World Prematurity Day, one day of the year when mass efforts are focused on raising awareness of this serious health crisis. This year, alone, Fred’s Footsteps supported 14 families whose babies were born too soon.
Christine DiBona Lobley was a featured guest on NBC10 to discuss this year’s partnership with Bloomingdale’s King of Prussia for our second annual fashion show and day of shopping to benefit the organization.
Meghann Luczkowski, understands the additional stress some families experience when recovering from a crisis like the devastating storms in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico this past month….
Fred’s Footsteps is engaged in a Strategic Planning process to chart our direction for the future. Your insights and ideas will help us to identify the best ways to continue to serve hard-working families in our region who are struggling financially while caring for a critically ill, injured or disabled child. Please take a few minutes to complete a brief survey. Survey will remain open until 10/13/17.
Fred’s Footsteps is looking for an energetic, creative college student or graduate student for a non-paid internship during the Fall 2017 semester.
On Thursday, June 1, Fred’s Footsteps hosted it’s first-annual Ladies’ Night at Life’s Patina at Willowbrook Farm in Malvern. The event was recently featured in Savy Mainline, with beautiful photos and the perfect description of the evening: “Pampering to the max – hands-on cocktail lessons, chair massages, mini-makeovers by Bloomingdales, bountiful food and drink stations, and, of course, shopping for vintage-inspired goodies at Life’s Patina’s summer barn sale.”
Fred’s Footsteps announced on June 15, 2017, that Matt Webb, Senior Vice President, Marketing Strategy, at AmerisourceBergen has joined its Board of Directors.
“We are honored that Matt has chosen to lend his time, passion and expertise to Fred’s Footsteps,” said Sylvia DiBona, Chair of the Board of Directors. “As a result of his life and career experiences, Matt has a strong view about the role that business should play in creating positive social impact, and we are thrilled that he has committed to giving back on behalf of the hard-working families served by our program.”
We were honored to welcome 21 runners to our 2017 Blue Cross Broad Street Run team yesterday. It was a perfect day for the race, cool and mostly sunny with just an occasional drizzle. The team celebrated post-race at Xfinity LIVE’s VIP Lounge. Many additional guests– friends and family of runners–joined the party, and Fred’s Footsteps staff members were pleased to welcome everyone and congratulate them on their successful endeavor.
Fred’s Footsteps is excited to announce that it has been gifted with a piece of artwork by Tremain Smith, an artist whose work has been featured in galleries across the country, including four pieces in the permanent collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. Special thanks to Lauren Addis of LAA Art Collective for facilitating this gift. The piece, Adonai Ha Eretz (48”x32”, oil, wax and collage), can be seen in the organization’s new office space in Ardmore.