You Think You Know, But You Have No Idea: The Diary of a NICU Mom

I thought I had the answers when it came to advocating for myself and my family. I earned a Master’s degree in Social Work and worked with advocates and organizers, so I thought I knew about individual advocacy. The premature birth of my daughter, Evelyn, taught me how much I didn’t know. My husband, Max, and I were overjoyed to …

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Living From Our Values

I never aspired to be CEO of a foundation. In fact, when our former CEO told me she intended to retire and said that I should think about applying, I thought she had lost her mind. I loved the job that I had, and I felt competent doing it. Why would I take on a job that could lead to failure, especially …

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Advocacy Grant Program FAQ

Curious about our Advocacy Grants Program?  Check out the answers to these FAQs below. What kinds of advocacy do you fund? The Trust funds systems change advocacy, meaning advocacy that is directed towards institutions and organizations to change policy, procedures and practice to improve access to health care services and/or the prevention and mitigation of Adverse Childhood Experiences. The institutions/organizations …

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It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Our CFO

Our long- time CFO, Matt Deeb, is leaving The Trust in early May to work for a local investment firm. His career began with the then Baptist Healing Trust on March 1, 2004.  Many of you know Matt as a patient budget coach, a financial guru, and as the lone male on our staff.  Around the office, Matt is known …

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