Sister Friends Tallahassee

Sister Friends Tallahassee

The Sister Friends Tallahassee Birthing Project brings the Sister Friend model to our community to address the challenge of a mother’s lack of knowledge or understanding about causes and ways to prevent unhealthy pregnancies and birth outcomes.

Operating as usual

09/09/2021

Baby shower donations are needed! Be a friend to Tallahassee’s soon-to-be-mothers by donating items from our Amazon Wishlist.

Your donations will be sent directly to Capital Area Healthy Start Coalition and presented to the Little Sisters during our Virtual Baby Shower.

Items must be received by September 20! Donate today by scanning the code below or clicking here: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2FG5U6ROT8X83?ref_=wl_share

Baby shower donations are needed! Be a friend to Tallahassee’s soon-to-be-mothers by donating items from our Amazon Wishlist.

Your donations will be sent directly to Capital Area Healthy Start Coalition and presented to the Little Sisters during our Virtual Baby Shower.

Items must be received by September 20! Donate today by scanning the code below or clicking here: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/2FG5U6ROT8X83?ref_=wl_share

09/09/2021

Our Virtual information session is only ONE day away! Join us tomorrow, Friday September 10 to learn about #sisterfriends and how you can get involved!

Click the link below to register!
https://bit.ly/2VeCqWV

Our Virtual information session is only ONE day away! Join us tomorrow, Friday September 10 to learn about #sisterfriends and how you can get involved!

Click the link below to register!
https://bit.ly/2VeCqWV

09/06/2021

Happy Labor Day from Sister Friends! Labor Day is a federal holiday observed on the first Monday every year in September. It is a day that gives workers a day of rest and celebrates their contribution to the American economy.

Happy Labor Day from Sister Friends! Labor Day is a federal holiday observed on the first Monday every year in September. It is a day that gives workers a day of rest and celebrates their contribution to the American economy.

09/03/2021

We are only one week away from our Birthing Project Information Session! The session has been moved online using Microsoft Teams.

Join us on September 10 at 3 p.m. to learn more about #SisterFriends Tallahassee and how you can get #involved.

Click the link below to register!

https://bit.ly/2VeCqWV

We are only one week away from our Birthing Project Information Session! The session has been moved online using Microsoft Teams.

Join us on September 10 at 3 p.m. to learn more about #SisterFriends Tallahassee and how you can get #involved.

Click the link below to register!

https://bit.ly/2VeCqWV

Sister Friend: Information, Volunteer Form & Applications 09/02/2021

Sister Friend: Information, Volunteer Form & Applications

A Sister Friend is responsible for meeting with Mom and assessing her needs at every point of her pregnancy and for her baby’s first year of life. If you are interested in attending an upcoming informational meeting about becoming a volunteer Sister Friend, please complete the contact form on our website!

#SisterFriends #HealthyWomen #HealthyBabies

Sister Friend: Information, Volunteer Form & Applications As the premier, African American woman-led maternal and child health grassroots, non-profit organization in the country, The Birthing Project USA (BPUSA) mission is to shepherd, support, and improve the health status of women of color by assisting local and global communities in addressing the syste...

08/31/2021

Considering #volunteering with a local organization? Check out #SisterFriends!

Throughout this 18 month program, you will use your knowledge and compassion to assist future and current mothers in need of a helping hand, or guidance through a healthy #pregnancy and into #motherhood.

Visit sisterfriendstlh.org to apply today!

Considering #volunteering with a local organization? Check out #SisterFriends!

Throughout this 18 month program, you will use your knowledge and compassion to assist future and current mothers in need of a helping hand, or guidance through a healthy #pregnancy and into #motherhood.

Visit sisterfriendstlh.org to apply today!

08/30/2021

Information Session 9/10

Please join us Friday, September 10, from 3 – 4PM at the Leon County Health Department for an information session hosted by WIC & Nutrition to discuss the launch of the Capital Area Healthy Start Sister Friend Birthing Project. Click the link below to register!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sister-friend-tallahassee-birthing-project-information-session-tickets-161164923625

#SisterFriends #HealthyWomen #HealthyBabies

08/28/2021

Capital Area Healthy Start Coalition's Breastfeeding Lunch and Learn is coming up! Join experts throughout our community on August 31 discuss the importance of #breastfeeding and breastfeeding support.

The event will be held via Zoom at 12:30. Registration is required and can be found here: https://buff.ly/3fZKyla

Capital Area Healthy Start Coalition's Breastfeeding Lunch and Learn is coming up! Join experts throughout our community on August 31 discuss the importance of #breastfeeding and breastfeeding support.

The event will be held via Zoom at 12:30. Registration is required and can be found here: https://buff.ly/3fZKyla

Breastfeeding & Cultivating the Holistic Development of our Melanin Babies 08/27/2021

Breastfeeding & Cultivating the Holistic Development of our Melanin Babies

It is that time again! Join Melanin Mothers Meet M3 virtually to discuss how COVID has impacted #breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding is effective against disease due to it making your immune system stronger. So how do you go about breastfeeding during a global pandemic?

Join the online seminar tomorrow, August 28 to learn more. Registration is required and can be found by clicking the link below!

Breastfeeding & Cultivating the Holistic Development of our Melanin Babies It is that time again! Join us virtually this year to discuss how COVID has impacted breastfeeding and the importance of it overall!

08/26/2021

For decades women in the United States have been treated as second-class citizens and had not been entitled to the full rights and privileges, public or private, legal, or institutional, which were available to male citizens of the United States.

Women’s Equality Day is observed in the US to commemorate American women getting the constitutional right to vote. Join us as we celebrate.

For decades women in the United States have been treated as second-class citizens and had not been entitled to the full rights and privileges, public or private, legal, or institutional, which were available to male citizens of the United States.

Women’s Equality Day is observed in the US to commemorate American women getting the constitutional right to vote. Join us as we celebrate.

08/23/2021

Join us as we celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week. For far too long, Black mothers have not been given the tools, resources and support needed to help them breastfeed their infants.

Black Breastfeeding Week aims to end the racial disparity and encourage diversity in this area.

Join us as we celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week. For far too long, Black mothers have not been given the tools, resources and support needed to help them breastfeed their infants.

Black Breastfeeding Week aims to end the racial disparity and encourage diversity in this area.

08/20/2021

Are you on Instagram? So are we! You can follow our page by clicking the link below.

https://www.instagram.com/sisterfriendstallahassee/

#SisterFriends #HealthyWomen #HealthyBabies

Are you on Instagram? So are we! You can follow our page by clicking the link below.

https://www.instagram.com/sisterfriendstallahassee/

#SisterFriends #HealthyWomen #HealthyBabies

08/19/2021

Your business can support Sister Friends on its mission to improve the health status of women of color in our community by becoming a community partner. Contact us today to get started!

https://capitalareahealthystart.org/sister-friends/

#SisterFriends #HealthyWomen #HealthyBabies

Your business can support Sister Friends on its mission to improve the health status of women of color in our community by becoming a community partner. Contact us today to get started!

https://capitalareahealthystart.org/sister-friends/

#SisterFriends #HealthyWomen #HealthyBabies

Sister Friend: Information, Volunteer Form & Applications 08/16/2021

Sister Friend: Information, Volunteer Form & Applications

Are you pregnant and interested in participating in the Sister Friend Tallahassee Birthing Project? If so, visit our website and complete the contact form to get started!

https://capitalareahealthystart.org/sister-friends/

#SisterFriends #HealthyWomen #HealthyBabies

Sister Friend: Information, Volunteer Form & Applications As the premier, African American woman-led maternal and child health grassroots, non-profit organization in the country, The Birthing Project USA (BPUSA) mission is to shepherd, support, and improve the health status of women of color by assisting local and global communities in addressing the syste...

08/04/2021

Join us in celebrating World Breastfeeding Week (WBW), a global campaign raising awareness and motivating action on themes related to breastfeeding.

Join us in celebrating World Breastfeeding Week (WBW), a global campaign raising awareness and motivating action on themes related to breastfeeding.

08/01/2021

National Sisters Day celebrates the unique bond between sisters. Sisters embrace moments that make them laugh and ones that make them cry. While they don’t always agree, sisters have each other’s backs. Celebrate with us!

National Sisters Day celebrates the unique bond between sisters. Sisters embrace moments that make them laugh and ones that make them cry. While they don’t always agree, sisters have each other’s backs. Celebrate with us!

Sister Friends Tallahassee Birthing Project aims to close racial disparity gaps for Black mothers 07/30/2021

Sister Friends Tallahassee Birthing Project aims to close racial disparity gaps for Black mothers

It is our mission to change the story for Black women and babies throughout our community. Sister Friends is a free volunteer program that matches mentors, or Sister Friends, with expectant mothers, known as Little Sisters, to guide you through #pregnancy and #motherhood. Learn more with the link below.

#SisterFriends #HealthyWomen #healthybabies

Sister Friends Tallahassee Birthing Project aims to close racial disparity gaps for Black mothers A community full of healthy mothers and babies. That's the vision of the Sister Friends Tallahassee Birthing Project. The project aims to improve birth outcomes for Black women through support and education.

CONNECT PROGRAM 07/29/2021

CONNECT PROGRAM

The Sister Friends Tallahassee Birthing Project and Capital Area Healthy Start Coalition are both local organizations dedicated to connecting new or expecting moms and families with community resources that can help during every stage of #parenthood.

Check out our variety of resources today by visiting the link below.

CONNECT PROGRAM Capital Area Healthy Start is dedicated to connecting new or expecting moms and families with community programs that can help them during every stage of parenthood. Our Connect program assists pregnant women, caregivers and families with young children by providing a one-stop entry point for needed...

Sister Friends Tallahassee - Information 07/27/2021

Sister Friends Tallahassee - Information

Are you interested in learning more about Sister Friends Tallahassee Birthing Project, but were unable to make it to our last online information session? We’ve got you covered. Watch the recording of our recent session for details on how you can get involved today!

Sister Friends Tallahassee - Information Capital Area Healthy Start CoalitionSister Friends Tallahassee Birthing Project1311 N. Paul Russell Rd. Suite A-101, Tallahassee, FL 32301https://capitalarea...

07/25/2021

Happy National Parents Day from Sister Friends Tallahassee! Today we honor all parents and celebrate their important role in our lives.

#HealthyWomen #HealthyBabies #ParentsDay

Happy National Parents Day from Sister Friends Tallahassee! Today we honor all parents and celebrate their important role in our lives.

#HealthyWomen #HealthyBabies #ParentsDay

07/18/2021

Nelson Mandela International Day recognizes Mandela’s commitment to justice, human rights and fundamental freedoms, and his belief in the equality and dignity of every woman and man.

For more information visit, https://en.unesco.org/commemorations/mandeladay

#HealthyWomen #HealthyBabies #NelsonMandelaDay

Nelson Mandela International Day recognizes Mandela’s commitment to justice, human rights and fundamental freedoms, and his belief in the equality and dignity of every woman and man.

For more information visit, https://en.unesco.org/commemorations/mandeladay

#HealthyWomen #HealthyBabies #NelsonMandelaDay

07/13/2021

If you are interested in learning more about how you can participate in the Sister Friends Tallahassee Birthing Project, sign up for the next online information session scheduled for Wednesday, July 14 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Register for the session below!

https://bit.ly/SisterFriendsOnline

#SisterFriends #HealthyMothers #HealthyBabies #HealthyStart

If you are interested in learning more about how you can participate in the Sister Friends Tallahassee Birthing Project, sign up for the next online information session scheduled for Wednesday, July 14 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Register for the session below!

https://bit.ly/SisterFriendsOnline

#SisterFriends #HealthyMothers #HealthyBabies #HealthyStart

Sister Friends Tallahassee Birthing Project aims to close racial disparity gaps for Black mothers 07/09/2021

Sister Friends Tallahassee Birthing Project aims to close racial disparity gaps for Black mothers

In 2019, 59 percent of the 21 infant and fetal deaths in Leon and Wakulla Counties were Black babies compared to 30 percent of White babies.

Thank you, WTXL Tallahassee for sharing information about #SisterFriends and our mission. We hope to change the story for Black women and babies throughout our community.

Sister Friends Tallahassee Birthing Project aims to close racial disparity gaps for Black mothers A community full of healthy mothers and babies. That's the vision of the Sister Friends Tallahassee Birthing Project. The project aims to improve birth outcomes for Black women through support and education.

07/07/2021

Happy Tell the Truth Day from Sister Friends Tallahassee! Tell the Truth Day is an unofficial holiday that encourages telling the truth even when it is hard.

Remember, when telling the truth, do so with kindness. Additionally, you never have to remember what you have said when you always tell the truth.

#HealthyWomen #HealthyBabies #Truth

Happy Tell the Truth Day from Sister Friends Tallahassee! Tell the Truth Day is an unofficial holiday that encourages telling the truth even when it is hard.

Remember, when telling the truth, do so with kindness. Additionally, you never have to remember what you have said when you always tell the truth.

#HealthyWomen #HealthyBabies #Truth

07/04/2021

Happy Independence Day from Sister Friends Tallahassee to all of you! Today will celebrate the United States commemorating the Declaration of Independence of the United States, on July 4, 1776.

#HealthyWomen #HealthyBabies #IndependenceDay

Happy Independence Day from Sister Friends Tallahassee to all of you! Today will celebrate the United States commemorating the Declaration of Independence of the United States, on July 4, 1776.

#HealthyWomen #HealthyBabies #IndependenceDay

06/30/2021

Mark your calendars! Our next online information session will be held this evening from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Learn more about our program by registering here: https://bit.ly/3dt14ca

#HealthyWomen #HealthyBabies #SisterFriends

Are you interested in learning more about becoming part of the Sister Friend Birthing Project? Our next online information session will be held TOMORROW (6/30) from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

*Note* Registration is required!

Use the signup link: https://bit.ly/3dt14ca

06/29/2021

Are you interested in learning more about becoming part of the Sister Friend Birthing Project? Our next online information session will be held TOMORROW (6/30) from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

*Note* Registration is required!

Use the signup link: https://bit.ly/3dt14ca

Are you interested in learning more about becoming part of the Sister Friend Birthing Project? Our next online information session will be held TOMORROW (6/30) from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

*Note* Registration is required!

Use the signup link: https://bit.ly/3dt14ca

06/23/2021

Sister Friends Tallahassee Birthing Project would like to thank Ava Van Valen and her team for covering the launch of the birthing project.

We are looking forward to working with her and her team on future Sister Friends Tallahassee initiatives and are grateful for her kindness and professionalism. #HealthyMothers #HealthyBabies

Sister Friends Tallahassee Birthing Project would like to thank Ava Van Valen and her team for covering the launch of the birthing project.

We are looking forward to working with her and her team on future Sister Friends Tallahassee initiatives and are grateful for her kindness and professionalism. #HealthyMothers #HealthyBabies

Photos from Sister Friends Tallahassee's post 06/22/2021

For Juneteenth 2021, Kerry-Ann Rapheal, our Sister Friends Program Manager and Volunteer Coordinator, Danielle Brown, Capital Area Healthy Start Coalition’s Outreach and Intake Coordinator, and Chloe Neusaenger Capital Area Healthy Starts CIR Intern, proudly represented the Tallahassee Sister Friends Birthing Project at the Juneteenth Empowerment Day at Cascades Park here in Tallahassee.

Be on the lookout for our participation in more community events soon!

06/20/2021

Happy Father’s Day from the Tallahassee Sister Friends Birthing Project!

Happy Father’s Day from the Tallahassee Sister Friends Birthing Project!

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