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These littlest hands

These littlest hands

...need a big hand from donors and supporters like you

Making parents comfortable

Making parents comfortable

Special wheeled recliner / glider chairs make NICU life easier for parents and enable baby-parent interactions such as (skin-to-skin) kangaroo care

Lots and lots of "stuff"

Lots and lots of "stuff"

...is needed to enable world-class NICU facilities to take care of preemies. These units need your help.

Books for Babies

Books for Babies

A mom enjoys a keepsake book with which to engage with her baby and also provide data for our research program to determine developmental benefits of reading to preemies

Making NICU parents comfortable

Making NICU parents comfortable

Juliet's Foundation donated four chairs designed to facilitate comfortable parent interaction with their little ones

Books for Babies

Books for Babies

Dr. Scala proudly presents her research study, funded by Juliet's Foundation - families get books while doctors collect developmental data

So tiny...

So tiny...

24+ week preemie wears dad's ring nearly up to the shoulder

The annual NICU Reunion

The annual NICU Reunion

is a special tribute to the preemie families and the caregivers who helped them through.

Preemie taxi service

Preemie taxi service

...because everything gets more complicated when you are a preemie

Families...

Families...

this is who Juliet's Foundation helps with your support

Sometimes it's hard

Sometimes it's hard

...but a smile can make all the difference

One step at a time...

One step at a time...

we all need the patience and courage to progress.

The Latest News

We were thankfully able to host a slightly scaled-down version of our annual Juliet Memorial Golf Tournament in 2021.  However, we had to cancel Juliet's Gala due to COVID precautions.  That didn't stop us from continuing to support our mission of improving the NICU experience for babies, families, and health care providers.  ​

 

Here are some highlights:

  • Continued to fund The Two Hearts Mental Health & Wellness Support Program - a Juliet Grace Smith / Ava Potter Pilcher NICU Mental Health Initiative 

  • Hosted events for families in the NICU at Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, and Father's Day.

  • Continued to support the Books for Babies initiative - started in 2011 - with new books, including special books for Thanksgiving

  • Provided for costumes for NICU preemies at Halloween - check out the MedStar Georgetown Univ Hospital Facebook page for the adorable photos

  • Rescheduled our major events:                                                                                                                                                   SAVE THE DATE - Annual Golf Tournament - April 30, 2022 and Juliet's Gala - October 29, 2022

Our Mission

Our mission is to raise money and awareness of infant prematurity, primarily by supporting research and by funding programs and initiatives that comfort Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU) patients and their families.  In doing so, we are consistently motivated by the courage demonstrated by Juliet Grace.  We strive to share that example so that she may motivate courage in your lives too.

 

We can't wait to see you in 2022!

The Fisher-Martin Family is yet another excellent example of why our foundation works so hard to support NICU infants and families.  Hear their NICU journey in this touching video from Claritas Creative.