The Be the Village – Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum Support Fund exists to provide education, hands-on birth support, and early postpartum in-home doula care to individuals and families in the UP at minimal or no cost to the individual through Doulas of Marquette.
By contributing to this fund, you are pouring directly into the physical, mental and emotional health of mothers, fathers, and babies in our local community. You are not only recognizing the value of the village, but you are BEING the village. To make the most of your donations we have chosen to wave our administration fees to further discount services provided through the fund.
Here are some examples of how funds from “Be the Village – Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum Support Fund” has supported families in our community:
Providing comfort measure and partner classes for families
Providing pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum education
Providing birth and postpartum doula support
Helping sustain Doulas of Marquette’s team by allowing us to support clients who are unable to access our care. Our focus can be fully on the families we work with, and we can have confidence that we can say “yes” when a need arises because of your donations!
Help families by contributing here:
Current Fund Balance as of 10/20/21: $1,964.84
Current Needs: Donations for future families in need!
If you are interested in accessing care through this fund please contact Melinda Britton, Owner of Doulas of Marquette, directly here.
“All UP families should be able to fully access education, birth and postpartum support in A way that is family centered and compassionate while also creating sustainability to those supporting them. This is what the Be the Village fund is for. Together, we can make a difference. Let’s be the village!” -Melinda Britton, Doulas of Marquette