"There is no such thing as other people's children," says Erinn McKune, Board Member of the OPRF Infant Welfare Society, quoting one of her favorite activist/authors, Glennon Doyle.
Growing up, Erinn heard about IWS and observed its impact through the participation of her mother, Julie McKune. It was not, however, until after Erinn herself joined IWS Circle 80 in high school that she came to truly understand the organization's role in the community and the fullness of her mother's commitment. Over the years, Erinn's involvement in IWS has continued to grow, and she is now a member of the board. "When we choose to advocate," Erinn says, "we reflect the strength of our community. This strength is what I find in the OPRF Infant Welfare Society (IWS). It is why I became a Society Member and then a Board Member."
The IWS Children's Clinic meets critical health needs for area children without access to care. From birth to age 18, from the routine to the complex, the clinic provides Heartfelt Healthcare to 3,500+ children annually, including pediatric, dental and behavioral health services.
If you care about children's health, social justice and local impact – join Erinn by supporting IWS. To learn more or pledge a gift, visit www.oprfiws.org.
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