Archive for August 2017

Children’s Home + Aid Doula Program

A first pregnancy can be a daunting experience for any woman, but even more so for young women who lack support from their families or the baby’s father. That’s where a doula can be extremely beneficial. Children’s Home + Aid’s Central Region, based in Bloomington, serves low-income and disadvantaged families in McLean County and the…

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Fresh Start: School Supply Giveaway ‘Relieves Stress’ for Parents, Kids

Reprinted with permission from The Pantagraph By Julia Evelsizer, The Pantagraph; Photos by Lewis Marien BLOOMINGTON — Nearly 3,000 students will start the school year with a boost of confidence thanks to new backpacks on their shoulders. During the Back 2 School Alliance giveaway on Tuesday, Bloomington-Normal students received free backpacks stuffed with school supplies…

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