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December 2018

8th Annual Gifts That Give Hope

12/08/2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EST
Arlington Science Focus, 1501 N. Lincoln St.
Arlington, VA 22201

Shop for a good cause! At Gifts That Give Hope, we put a new spin on gift-giving. The concept is simple: Make a donation to one of our 17 locally-based nonprofits, personalize a GTGH greeting card for a loved one, and give that act of kindness as a gift. Thanks to our generous shoppers, children with special needs are getting new books, a homeless shelter is getting fresh blankets, orphans in Haiti are getting formula, and dozens of other acts…

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February 2019

Disrupting Maternal Mortality: Innovative Solutions to a Growing Crisis

02/13/2019 @ 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm EST
Duke in DC, 1201 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20004
Free

The United States has the highest rate of maternal death in the developing world. And Washington, DC currently has the highest maternal mortality rate of any other state in the country. It's a crisis that has government, business, national news and other organizations stepping up to shine a light and proactively seek solutions. In just the past few months, Mayor Bowser hosted a first annual Maternal and Infant Health Summit in DC, with thousands in attendance. Merck for Mothers launched the Safer Childbirth Cities Initiative, committing…

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May 2019

Discovery’s Charity Hoop Fest

05/31/2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Williamsburg Middle School, 3600 N Harrison St
Arlington, VA 22207 United States
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Discovery Elementary invites students, family and friends to join them for a fun, friendly basketball event that will raise funds for JB-LF! Fifth graders will form two teams for the competition, with other Discovery families and friends cheering them on. The fun will continue at halftime, with a free-throw contest between the 4th grade classes! WHAT: A FRIENDLY CHARITY BASKETBALL GAME WHO: MAIN EVENT: 5TH GRADERS; HALF-TIME COMPETITION: 4TH GRADERS WHEN: MAY 31, 2019 - DOORS OPEN AT 6:30, GAME…

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June 2019

Race, Bias & Equity in Prenatal Care

06/14/2019 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am EDT
Duke in DC, 1201 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20004
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“Medicine continues to advance on many fronts, yet basic health care fails hundreds of women a year who die during or after pregnancy, especially women of color.” (NPR, May 10, 2019) The CDC’s recent report on pregnancy-related deaths laid out clearly what we’ve seen reported across the news: Too many women in our country are dying, or suffering near-miss incidents, due to pregnancy and it doesn’t need to happen. Join the Jennifer Bush-Lawson Foundation, along with public health experts and medical practitioners, to discuss…

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November 2019

DC’s Dancing Stars Gala

11/09/2019 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm EST
Four Seasons Washington, DC, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20007
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Join us for the 2019 DC's Dancing Stars Gala, a fun and glamorous evening to benefit the Jennifer Bush-Lawson Foundation and other local and national nonprofits. More information, including tickets and sponsorships, available at https://dcsdancingstarsgala.com.

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5th Annual Jennifer Bush-Lawson 5K & Family Fun Day

11/23/2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Knights of Columbus, 5115 Little Falls Road
Arlington, VA 22207

Register for the 5th Annual Jennifer Bush-Lawson 5K & Family Fun Day!  Our 5th Annual Jennifer Bush-Lawson 5K & Family Fun Day — scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, from 9:00am-1pm at the Knights of Columbus, 5115 Little Falls Rd, Arlington — carries on the legacy of Jenn Lawson, a dedicated mom and runner who was passionate about making available to all mothers the same level of care she received for her own complicated pregnancies. During a morning of celebration and health-focused activities…

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December 2019

Gifts That Give Hope

12/07/2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EST
Arlington Science Focus, 1501 N. Lincoln St.
Arlington, VA 22201

Gifts That Give Hope puts a new spin on gift-giving. The concept is simple: Make a donation to one of the participating nonprofits — including the Jennifer Bush-Lawson Foundation — personalize a Gifts That Give Hope greeting card for a loved one, and give an act of kindness as a gift. Thanks to our generous shoppers, Gifts That Give Hope is supporting acts of kindness around our community and the world this holiday season.

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February 2020

Check Presentation for DC’s Dancing Stars Gala

02/13/2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST
DC DanceSport Academy, 8315 Lee Highway, Ste 210
Fairfax, VA 22031

Join us and celebrate the success of the record-breaking 2019 DC’s Dancing Stars Gala on Thursday, February 13th. The Jennifer Bush-Lawson Foundation will be presented with a check to support our work with economically vulnerable moms and babies. Come help us support JB-LF and the other wonderful nonprofits that benefit from this charity event!

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September 2020

JBLF Virtual Scavenger Hunt: It’s Quarantime to seek

09/05/2020 @ 8:00 am - 12/31/2020 @ 5:00 pm EDT

Join JBLF for a scavenger hunt series starting in September. Every Saturday we will release clues for that weekend and you can compete by yourself or with a friend. There is an option to do just one month through participating in all 4. Registration coming soon.

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November 2020

6th Annual Jennifer Bush-Lawson 5K & Family Fun Day

11/21/2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Knights of Columbus, 5115 Little Falls Road
Arlington, VA 22207
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Save the date for the 6th annual Jennifer Bush-Lawson 5K & Family Fun Day on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020! During a morning of celebration and health-focused activities, we’ll again raise funds for economically vulnerable women and their babies to receive high-quality maternal and infant care. Join us!

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