Thank you for joining us for our 2020 Labor of Love Luncheon!

Our community came together to give expecting and parenting families facing poverty, the support and love that all families deserve when welcoming a child.

We are still counting and additional gifts and matches are coming in, but we couldn’t wait to share that together we raised $199,000!

Your labor has filled us with joy & love! Your contributions will give parents like Ana, the support of a skilled community-based doula like Betty during the life-changing time before, during, and after birth. Thank you for your generosity and investment in our work!

If you want to relive the magic, please watch the film below by devondeleñ

Thank you Betty Hernandez (Community -Based Outreach Doula) and Ana Alcanzar (featured parent) for sharing your story!

Our work creates the possibility for each family we serve to meet the challenges of life with courage and resiliency.  Open Arms provides free, community-based, support during pregnancy, birth, and early parenting to nurture strong foundations that last a lifetime.

If you were not able to attend this year but still want to support, please:

We would like to extend our gratitude to the special guests who helped create a compelling and inspirational afternoon.

Thank you to our Keynote Speaker
 Thank you to our Libin Egal Spirit Award recipients!

Eula Scott Bynoe 

Doula, Childbirth Educator, and Co-host of KUOW’s Battle Tactics for your Sexist Workplace

Margarita Celis & Hawa Egal

Libin Egal Spirit Award Recipients

 Thank you to our Sponsors!

For information on how to become one of our Event Sponsors, please contact our Open Arms Development Team.

A special thanks to Amerigroup for being our Change Champion Sponsor.

Loving Leader Sponsors

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Eastside Maternal Fetal Medicine

Parenting Partner Sponsor

Casey Family Programs

Newborn Nurturer Sponsors

Herman & Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute

ML Whalen Consulting

PEPS – Program for Early Parent Support

Friendship Sponsors

Allegro Pediatrics

American College of Nurse Midwives

Columbia Bank

Committee for Children

MAWS – Midwives Association of Washington

One Sky Family Medicine

PALS Doulas

Westside Baby

Big Thanks to our Gracious Table Hosts!

For information on how to become one of our event Table Hosts, please contact our Open Arms Development Team.

Alex Sosa

Alyson Shumays

Annie Moffat

Dan Escobar

Elise Fogel

Farrah Rivera

Jessica Duty

Leigh Hofheimer & Kristin Marra

Lynn Lambie

Megan Whalen

Nika Cull

Pia Sampaga-Khim

Sarah Pulliam

Sheila Capestany

Suzy Myers

Tisha Frank

Dr. Tony West

Alexandra Farnum

Amity Kramer

Chloe Phalan

Dila Perera

Erin Shea McCann

Jami Bess & Whitney Nakamura

Kevin Proctor

Lisa Foss

Mari Offenbecher

Meighan Krows

Peggy Allen Jackson

Roderick & Rosa Booker

Srilata Remala

Tammy Luthy

Toni Sarge & Sarah Cody

Wendy Gordon

For information on volunteering, please check out our volunteer page.

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