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HRH in the News
Herald-Tribune- High Risk Hope Helps Moms, Infants
September 27, 2016
It’s a flop to be proud of. #bellyflopforbabies is the social media campaign that had everybody from doctors to kids to the family dog diving, belly first, into water and posting the videos online to raise awareness and funds for High Risk Hope, a nonprofit that focuses on expectant mothers dealing with high risk pregnancies and premature birth. For the upcoming Giving Challenge, High Risk Hope is hosting family friendly event Storytime and Sweets at Bayfront Park on Wednesday at 10 a.m. The Giving Tree will be read aloud to highlight the value of giving and the power to make a change.
WTSP 10 On the Road
September 14, 2016
For the past three years, High Risk Hope has created calendars to place in their bags to provide inspiration to the moms and families who receive them. The calendars include 13 past HRH families who have received support from HRH.
Why People Everywhere Are Doing ‘Belly Flops for Babies’
July 20, 2016
People across the country are posting videos of themselves belly-flopping into water in a trend that is about more than summertime fun. The videos, posted with the #BellyFlopforBabies hashtag, are for a good cause -- supporting both pregnant women who are placed on bed rest with high-risk pregnancies and families who have premature babies in neonatal intensive care units. The viral challenge was started in June by High Risk Hope, a Tampa, Fla.-based non-profit organization that delivers toiletries and comfort items such as blankets to hospitals' maternity wards. The organization was started in 2011 by Heather Barrow after she spent months hospitalized on bed rest before the birth of her son Hill, now a healthy 7-year-old who took the #BellyFlopforBabies challenge himself.
WTSP 10 News Tampa, FL
July 7, 2016
If you are on Facebook or other social media, you might have seen some video of people doing belly flops. The videos are making a splash across the internet. The Tampa group High Risk Hope started the Belly Flop for Babies Challenge as a fun way to raise both awareness and donations.
WTSP – Studio 10 Tampa, FL
July 6, 2016
An amazing new initiative has just gone viral called the Belly Flop for Babies Challenge and it kind of resembles the Ice Bucket challenge the world became accustomed to years ago bringing awareness to Lou Gehrig’s disease. The Belly Flop for Babies challenge has already touched thousands of people and it is our goal here at Studio 10 Live to help introduce the challenge to the world.
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