Twiniversity to Match Donations to First Candle in October

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Twiniversity is matching donations to First Candle in October 2019 in honor of SIDS Awareness Month. Learn more about this vital nonprofit organization.

Did you know that October is SIDS Awareness Month? First Candle is the national non-profit dedicated to eliminating SIDS and other sleep-related infant deaths. Twiniversity has partnered with First Candle to help raise funds for this important cause!

In the month of October 2019, your donation to First Candle will be matched by Twiniversity up to $500. Just click here to make your donation and mention Twiniversity in your donor note and your match will be counted. You can donate as little as $5 and every dollar helps.

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First Candle is dedicated to reducing the rates of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), Sudden Unexpected Infant Death and preventable Stillbirths by educating caregivers and families, and supporting research. First Candle is also committed to offering bereavement support for grieving families. Your donation will go directly to help fund family support packets!

Nat had First Candle CEO Alison Jacobson on the Twiniversity Podcast this week to share important safety updates! They discuss updates to safe sleep guidelines, what infant products to avoid, vaccination myths, and more. Listen to our podcast below, or download it wherever podcasts can be found.

In 1997, Alison Jacobson lost her first son, Connor, to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. A year later her second son was born with intellectual disabilities. Alison also has two teen-aged daughters. As CEO of First Candle, the national non-profit dedicated to eliminating SIDS and other sleep-related infant deaths and supporting families who have lost babies to these causes as well as stillbirth, Alison is committed to getting all babies to their first birthday and educating everyone about Safe Sleep Guidelines.

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