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Since 1997, Open Arms Perinatal Services has been providing strong community-based support for women through pregnancy, birth and postpartum.

At Open Arms, we believe in the inherent dignity and worth of every mother and baby. We believe in the possibility of every child that is born. And we believe that every mother and every family always have the opportunity to live out that possibility.

Open Arms 7th Annual Spring Luncheon

Thank you to the over 300 guests who attended this year’s 7th Annual Spring Luncheon. Open Arms raised over $120,000 from generous donations of our guests, sponsors, volunteers and matching fund donors! These gifts will help Open Arms continue to serve birthing women, children and families in our community. If you would still like to donate, you can do so here.

 Open Arms Executive Director Search

Open Arms Perinatal Services is seeking an Executive Director to lead this organization that supports, educates, and empowers women and their families from pregnancy through birth and into early parenting. Please see this job announcement for more information about this exciting opportunity. More information is available here.

 Leadership Transition

Every new year brings with it new opportunities and changes, and this is the case for Open Arms in 2015. Sheila Capestany, the Executive Director of Open Arms since 2007 and a founding mother of the organization, stepped down from her position in January 2015. She is transitioning leadership over the next few months and will remain an active supporter of Open Arms. Michelle Sarju is the Acting Executive Director during the transition period. Michelle has been with Open Arms since 2007 and has been instrumental in developing and growing our programs as well as the agency as a whole. She is a well-respected leader in our community and has represented the organization’s work locally, nationally and internationally. Be sure to look for Sheila and Michelle at our Luncheon on March 20th and wish them well!

Open Arms Perinatal Services is a registered 501( C)3 organization, EIN 91-1868021.
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