Join Sage-Femme Midwifery for a fundraiser being held on Saturday, January 24th to support Sage-Femme Shares.
Sage-Femme Shares is a new fund at Sage-Femme Midwifery to help out families who need a little support with expenses related to a home birth.
Funds raised from this event will go towards enabling low income mamas to afford birth supplies, food grade supplements (not often covered by insurance), support belts, birth balls, pool rentals, chiropractic adjustments, etc….all of which can enhance their well-being during the childbearing year and healthfully influence their birth and postpartum experiences.
This family friendly event is free and includes:
- silent auction
- bake sale
- door prizes
- free face painting
- free balloon animals
- free bounce house
- free arts & crafts
Many local business have donated items for the silent auction as well:
- Tiny Tots Tea Room – annual membership
- Tumbling Tykes – $50 gift certificate
- Troy farmer’s market merchants – Gift basket of gourmet food
- Naturally Grown – Pikkolo baby carrier
- Homemade items – babydoll mei tai carrier, Frozen knit hats, upcycled clothing, baby accessories
- Argyle Cheese Factory – $15 gift certificate
- Broken Mold Studio – pottery lesson for two
- Denison Farm – $25 gift certificate
- Little Seed Gardens – four $50 farmer’s market gift certificates
- Mariaville Farm – $50 gift certificate
- Nine Pin Ciderworks – Gift certificate for two tasting flights
- Spillin the beans – $10 gift card
- Berry Patch – $20 Gift certificate
- Buddhapesto – gift certificate for 3 jars pesto
- Kelly Ferrazzano – 6-8 hours postpartum doula services
- Happenchance Farm – $25 gift certificate
- Homestead Farms – Thanksgiving turkey
- RAD Soap – body scrub and soap
- Our Farm CSA – $25 gift certificate
- Baby Boot Camp – one month unlimited classes
- Emily Marynczak – 12 week session Bradley childbirth classes
- Little Buds Organic Skincare – homemade baby body products
- Jamberry – $25 gift certificate
- Sustainable resources – 5 hours of computer repair/consulting
- Heartspace Yoga – prenatal yoga classes gift certificate
- Deb Goodman – PT session gift certificate
- Spectra Learning – licensed childcare gift certificate
If you are interested in volunteering, donating or want to RSVP(not required), you can find more information on their Facebook page.
The event will be held at Grace Fellowship Student Center, 20 Delatour Rd, Watervliet, NY, on January 24th, from 10:00 am-1:00 pm.