Maddie (Donaghy) Francis
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Earlybirds Collab Dec 2021
Nurture Parenting Article August 2021
Take 5 Magazine April 2021
ABC News - February 2021
Channel 7 News Xmas 2020
KIDS Magazines Article Dec 2020
Earlybirds Interivew November 2020
WINNER: Westfield Local Heroes 2020
Let's Be Mamma Article July 2020
Lūmmi Blog July 2020
Mercy Hospital Article April 2020
Fed. Govt. Award Ceremony
Love What Matters Article 2020
Kidspot, Newscorp Australia 2020
Herald Sun Article 2019
Early Bird's Blog Article 2019
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Pinchapoo World Record Attempt
Pinchapoo World Record Attempt - donate to end hygiene poverty in the name NICU Cheer Founder Maddie here:
Vote for our friend!
Please vote for our beautiful friend from Pinchapoo... They are so generous to us and help 700 other charities too. We won this award last year & it's a game changer.
NICU Cheer Registry
The public can purchase gifts to go into our NICU Cheer bags for parents of premature/sick babies + treats for NICU Staff from the registry.
NICU Cheer Snuggle Hearts
See instructions and template here. We need 2000 hearts every year.
ABC News February 2021
Celebrating the Mercy Milk Bank's 10th Anniversary to which I was a proud donor of milk during and after Ashton's NICU stay.
Channel 7 News
Lovely segment as we were handing out some of our 250 NICU Cheer bags to families for Christmas Day 2020.
Go Fund Me for Bodhi's Farewell
On November 27th 2020, beautiful Bodhi
grew wings and flew from earth after spending over 4 months fighting in NICU after being born at 25 weeks.
Bodhi weighed a tiny 374g at birth and fought a massive battle dealing with a range of premature baby complications.
His parents Kasey and Trent are beautiful, selfless people who have been through more than any parent ever should have to.
We are hoping to raise enough money to help Kasey and Trent provide their baby boy with a beautiful send off and celebration of his life.
Our Voice article Mercy Health
Article in the Mercy Health publication OUR VOICE on NICU Cheer and why founder Maddie started it.
Maddie, Founder of NICU Cheer won the Westfield Local Heroes Award for 2020 for Plenty Valley Westfield, along with two other outstanding winners for their organisations. Thank you to all who voted.
Love What Matters Article on NICU Cheer
Love What Matters contacted me early in 2020 to do an online interview. You can read about what we do and our full birth story here.
Kidspot Article on NICU Cheer
Kidspot Australia wrote an article about NICU Cheer and why we give back to the NICU community. Read the full article here.
Let's Be Mamma Article on NICU Cheer
Article about NICU Cheer and work we do for NICU families. Read the full article online here.
Earlybirds - Sponsor Blog
Lynda had a premature baby at 30 weeks and struggled to find appropriate clothing so created Earlybirds. They generously donate hundreds of their organic NICU appropriate outfits each year for our NICU Cheer bags. Read their blog about our partnership here.
Lūmmi - Sponsor Blog
The beautiful owners of Lūmmi donated some of their gorgeous organic onesies to go into our extra gift-bags that we do for families who are having a particularly tough time in the NICU. See their blog about our partnership here.
Preemieworld Feature on NICU Cheer
Preemieworld Featured us in their July newsletter.
New York Times Article - Covid-19 + Prematurity
During covid times the number babies born prematurely has dipped...read the full article here.
NICU Cheer Wesbite
We spread cheer to NICUs across Melbourne, Australia. Learn more about us here on our website.