Serve the Moment Corps Members Join ICU baby

Repair the World

ICU baby welcomed two Serve the Moment Corps members, Ana Diaz and Alex ‘Avi’ Alpert, to our team in the Fall of 2020 to help with COVID-19 related work. Serve the Moment is a program of the Repair the World organization, in partnership with the Jewish Service Alliance (JSA). The JSA mobilizes young adults in meaningful service and learning to … Read More

Volunteer Project in a Box

Project in a Box

Families, companies and organizations throughout Miami Dade County have lent a hand the past few months helping to pack ICU baby’s NICU Packs and Healthy at Home Care Kits. Since COVID-19 has forced the cancellation of group volunteer events, the challenge was how to assemble the much needed supplies for our NICU families. The packs enable parents to take care … Read More

Launching Our Youth Ambassador Program

A Car Parade to Celebrate World Prematurity Day

ICU baby proudly launched its Inaugural Youth Ambassador Committee on September 15th! Fourteen of our community’s youth joined ICU baby in our mission to support families with a critically ill or premature baby and to raise awareness about the NICU. Our Youth Ambassadors represent 10 schools from around Miami-Dade County. All of them have a personal connection to the NICU … Read More

EY Connect Day

EY Connect Day

ICU baby was honored to be chosen as one of four Ernst & Young service projects on EY Connect Day, the company’s day of service nationwide. Spearheaded by EY teammate and longtime ICU baby supporter, Michelle Montejo and her EY colleague, Stephin Janis, the EY team came together for a Pack-a-Pack Project to prepare NICU packs for families at South … Read More

Service from the Heart

Service from the Heart

Being leaders by giving back to the community is one of the goals of The Gateway, an Opus Dei leadership program for high school girls. The group collaborated with ICU baby to prepare 50 beautifully decorated vases to be gifted to NICU families during the Valentine’s Day themed Suppers. The group also donated supplies for and assembled personal care kits … Read More

Recognizing Our Incredible Volunteers

ICU baby Volunteers

April is National Volunteer Appreciation Month, dedicated to honoring the significant contributions volunteers make everyday and especially during these difficult times. This month has always been very special for ICU baby as we would not be able to carry out our mission without our incredible volunteers. Given social distancing, this year ICU baby hosted a virtual appreciation hour to thank … Read More

A Sweet Saturday with United Way

United Way Cookie Event

United Way’s Women United kicked off the holiday season by baking cookies for our NICU families. Women United members and their families gathered at Johnson and Wales University which hosted the Decorate for a Cause event. Attendees donned chef’s hats and aprons and, within hours, beautifully decorated over 800 cookies! ICU baby was grateful to be the beneficiary of the … Read More

Symphonies for the Season

ICU baby Volunteers

In honor of World Prematurity Day, the Greater Miami Youth Symphony held a Concert for a Cause and invited ICU baby to speak about its initiatives to help support NICU families in the South Florida community. ICU baby was honored to be invited to raise awareness about our mission and the needs of families with a baby in the NICU. … Read More

Saint Agnes’ 7th Grade

St Agnes 7th Grade

The 7th grade class at St. Agnes Academy in Key Biscayne recognized Respect Life Month by participating in an ICU baby service project. Forty students made keychains for 100 NICU families at Baptist Health System’s South Miami Hospital and Holtz Children’s Hospital at UM/Jackson Memorial Medical Center in honor of World Prematurity Day on November 21st. The students also wrapped … Read More

Longtime Partnering with the Junior League

ICU baby Volunteers

For the fourth consecutive year, the Junior League of Miami selected ICU baby as one of its Done-in-a-Day service projects. This year’s project – the creation of Foster Care Baby Packs – was particularly special because it fulfills a hospital need recognized by one of ICU baby’s in-hospital volunteers, Ana Avila. While Ana was volunteering in Holtz Children’s Hospital, she … Read More