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Meet Alison Jacobson, Executive Director of First Candle

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First Candle is dedicated to eradicating Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related infant deaths. Until the day comes when no infants die from sleep-related deaths, they will also continue their 35+ years of work educating caregivers and providing support to bereaved families of stillbirth and infant loss.

Why Support First Candle?

  1. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), other sleep-related infant deaths, and even stillbirth are often preventable
  2. First Candle works to educate all caregivers to prevent families from having to endure these tragedies
  3. When the worst does happen, First Candle provides bereavement support for grieving families

When getting to know a non-profit, I want to know their “why.” Why do they do what they do? Why does the leadership do what they do?

In this video, get to know Alison Jacobson, Executive Director of First Candle, and learn her “why.”

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