And here’s what’s really striking: most of those deaths are avoidable. So we’ve put together 3 amazing organizations doing their part to take on this issue.
and let decision-makers know that you’re dedicated to fighting maternal
maternity–and they should be, too. Just send Amnesty International an email and let them know how many sets of cards you need (each set contains six).
2. Check out the new Every Mother Counts campaign. This organization is tied to supermodel-turned-filmmaker, activist and mom Christy Turlington Burns (who yes, is still gorgeous) and her new documentary No Woman, No Cry. They have a ton of things you can do to help, whether it’s your time, your money, or simply your voice you have to give.
3. Be sure to take a look at CMP favorite The White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood and their wonderful Mothers Day Every Day
campaign–another great way to donate and help raise awareness. We’re
long-time fans of this brilliant, beautiful organization and the
worldwide support they’ve garnered from women heads of state, captains
of industry, and the Hollywood moms we love
kids are testament to the fact that, when moms give, it makes a
difference. Just think about the kind of difference we can make when we
give to other moms. -Lexi