Update courtesy of the Becky Rowan, President of the Idaho Association of American Mothers
The Idaho Association of AMI has teamed up with the St. Alphonsus’ Women’s Healthcare Foundation in the following areas:
*Supporting the Idaho Diaper Bank with larger size diapers needed for families who live in poverty and low-income areas in southwestern Idaho.
*Supporting a Women’s Heart Caring for Women Conference – this is an all-day educational event aimed at increasing awareness of heart-related issues that affect women.
*Supporting 17 neonatal nurses who are focused on the care of the smallest patients.
*Supporting teenage mothers with continuing their education through the Booth Memorial Home.
*Supporting the Women’s and Children’s Alliance to provide students at an alternative high school counseling after being victims of sexual assault and/or domestic violence.
What’s Happening with the Idaho Moms:
*Wed. March 13 – Announcing Idaho’s 5th grade essay contest winner, Anthony Barbera in his classroom. This will be a surprise to him and to his mother. We will have Anthony read his essay to his mother and then celebrate with chocolate chips cookies for the class.
*Thurs. March 14 – Visiting and touring the City Light rescue mission for homeless women and children.
*Thurs. April 11 – Packing diapers at the Idaho Diaper Bank for delivery the following week to families in need.
*TBD – Touring the Women’s and Children’s Alliance – shelter for women and children from domestic violence and/or sexual abuse.
*TBD – Touring the NICU at St. Alphonsus Hospital and meeting the NICU nurses.
Find out more or get involved with the Idaho Association of American Mothers by contacting Becky Rowan.