Skyler’s Gift Foundation believes no one organization alone can support families and research for ending prematurity. Skyler’s Gift actively seeks partners whose missions and visions reflect our own – supporting families who have lost an infant to prematurity and providing funding to help further research and awareness on this issue.
Skyler’s Gift provides funding to these organizations to further their important work and works together with partners to promote each other’s work and events. Skyler’s Gift is currently partnered with the following organizations:
Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep
Mission: Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep provides remembrance photography to parents suffering the loss of a baby with the gift of professional portraiture. The organization believes these images serve as an important step in the family’s healing process by honoring their child’s legacy.
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
Mission: Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, a member of Texas Health Resources, is a not-for-profit, faith-based health care facility located in Plano, Texas. Opened in 1991, the hospital continues to grow as it strives to meet the demands of increasing populations in Plano and neighboring cities.
Preemie Parent Alliance
Mission: The Preemie Parent Alliance represents organizations that provide support to parents of preemies. The Alliance is committed to helping it’s members provide quality information, resources, and support efficiently and effectively for the families we serve.
Mission: Heaven’s Gain specializes in providing small baby caskets and burial products for families suffering the loss of a child through miscarriage, stillbirth, or preemie death.
NICU Helping Hands
Mission: NICU Helping Hands provides Angel Gowns for families who have lost a precious baby. For more information about the Angel Gowns project email firstname.lastname@example.org. NICU Helping Hands also provides family support for those with babies in the NICU.
Children’s National Medical Center
Mission: Children’s National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding children’s hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nation’s children for 140 years, Children’s National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury. Their mission is to excel in Care, Advocacy, Research and Education.
Mission: First Candle is one of the nation’s leading nonprofit organizations dedicated to safe pregnancies and the survival of babies through the first years of life. Their current priority is to eliminate Stillbirth, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths (SUID) with programs of research, education and advocacy.
Center for Loss in Multiple Birth (CLIMB)
Mission: Center for Loss in Multiple Birth (CLIMB) is non-profit organization based in Anchorage, Alaska, serving families and others throughout the United States, Canada and beyond. Their mission is to provide parent-to-parent support for all those who have experienced the death of one or more twins or higher multiple birth children at any time from conception through birth, infancy and early childhood.
Mission: Gianna’s Light was founded to offer comfort and hope to families suffering the loss of an infant from premature birth. Through simple human contact, through their ribbons, and events the organization brings people together. www.giannaslight.org/index.php
Jalen’s Gift Foundation
Mission: Jalen’s Gift Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization founded in Las Vegas, NV to change how families cope with pregnancy and infant loss. According to the CDC over 1.5 million babies in the United States are lost annually to miscarriage, stillbirth, or loss before one year of life. Our mission is to assist parents grieving from the devastating effects of infant mortality. Jalen’s Gift Foundation wants to ease the process of loss by providing financial assistance for memorial services costs, provide emotional grief support services, provide informational resources on pregnancy and infant loss, and provide a memorial keepsake to the suffering families. No one is alone in their grief, and we do not want anyone to feel they do not have a place to turn for comfort and hope.