Giving a Little More

With the holidays here and the new year rapidly approaching, my family and I like to take time for gratitude. We have much to be grateful for and want to give back accordingly. We’ve served meals at the homeless shelter, volunteered with underprivileged youth and donated financially as we value giving back as individuals and … Continued

Using Technology to Expand Effective Poverty Solutions 

Using Technology to Expand Effective Poverty Solutions Whether traveling to meet with a family served by Nurse-Family Partnership, or experiencing it right here in Colorado, I am acutely aware of the challenges faced by those living in poverty, both on an individual and community level. As an individual or a family, homelessness, unemployment, intimate partner … Continued

A Supportive Nurse Makes All the Difference

A Supportive Nurse Makes All the Difference State Series Highlight: Pennsylvania In the US, more than 2.3 million infants and toddlers live in poverty and an additional 2.3 million live in families without enough income to meet basic needs.* According to research from the National Center for Children in Poverty, children raised in poverty have … Continued

From Jobless to Employed: Nurses Supporting Moms

When Nurse-Family Partnership families begin with our program, they are often jobless, sometimes homeless, have to quit school or struggle to make ends meet. For an overwhelming number of families, steady employment, returning to finish or further their education and a job or career are all within their sights or a reality which their personal nurse … Continued

Uplifting Generations Starts with Great Nurses

Welcome Everyone, My hope is that this blog shines a spotlight on the important work being done at Nurse-Family Partnership—messages about those committed to serving families living in poverty and equally committed to alleviating it. The stories found here will be stories of our nurses, families, funders and everyone committed to ending intergenerational poverty in … Continued