To provide free support, information and resources to women and families coping with pregnancy and postpartum depression, and to further support and educate the professionals who serve them.
Bottom line for Portland
In 2016, BBC helped 1,248 women and men in the Portland metro area through phone, online and group support services. Through its work with hospitals and community partners, it distributed 25,730 brochures.
“BBC helped me to love my baby. I had undiagnosed depression while pregnant with my first baby. It was not a joyful time. BBC groups and facilitators helped me get through the rough times and feel love for my baby.” —Kirsten Beier
The Children's Clinic will match the first $2,500 in donations to BBC. The first 100 BBC donors will receive a small, heart-shaped charm from Memento. Unfold will be hosting a yoga benefit for the Children's Clinic on December 10 from 2pm-4pm.
How far does a $10 donation go with your organization?
$10 allows BBC to provide 50 outreach brochures to families in need.
How far does a $50 donation go with your organization?
$50 allows BBC to train one volunteer, who will spend two to four hours a week providing direct care to families in crisis.