September 19, 2014

2014 Walk logo

Registration is now open for our Fourth Annual Footprints on Our Hearts Walk! You may register here. The walk will be held on Sunday, October 5, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. at East Shore Park in New Haven, Connecticut. All are invited to join together in remembering and honoring babies who have gone too soon. Be sure to register by September 8, 2014, so your baby’s name can be included on the back of the t-shirt, with all of the other babies’ names.

We hope you will join us in reaching our walk fundraising goal of $55,000 by collecting pledges of support from your family and friends. Funds raised from our walk directly support our programs and will allow us to continue to provide our services in the coming year. Please join us in helping families at a time of great need.

Do you know an individual or business that might be interested in sponsoring the walk?You can find our sponsor packet here. Please share it with anyone who might be interested.

You can learn all about the walk here. We look forward to walking with you!

Hope After Loss logo

We are proud to announce that the Hygeia Foundation has a new name:

Hope After Loss

While our name has changed, our mission remains the same: to support the pregnancy and infant loss community. The butterflies in our new logo, which fly upward from loss toward hope, reflect the journey our community travels together.
Our programs and services also remain unchanged. Our support groups will continue as scheduled every month, and we hope to see you at our fourth annual Footprints on Our Hearts Walk on October 5, 2014.
One thing that has changed, however, is our contact information. Beginning now, please e-mail our staff at the following e-mail addresses:
Gillian Eversman, Executive Director
Melissa Kish, Program Director

Our phone number has also changed: it is now 203-389-7399. Our 800 number is no longer in service.
Please update your address book now.
Over the coming weeks, we will roll out a new website at, as well as new brochures and other materials. We ask for your patience and understanding during this time, as you may still receive materials with our former name on them as we transition to our new name.
We hope you join us in feeling excited about our new name and this new chapter in our organization’s history. As always, please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns. Thank you for being part of the Hope After Loss community.
With warm regards,
Gillian Eversman
Executive Director
Hope After Loss