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Wrapping up 2009: What can ICAN do for you?

A letter from ICAN President Desirre Andrews:

As we approach the end of year, I want to invite you to become more
involved with ICAN and help support our mission. We recently launched
our new “What is ICAN?” video, made by one of our chapter leaders in
Connecticut. You can view it here.

This is the perfect time to make your yearly donations – remember
that ICAN is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and subscriptions and donations
are tax-deductible by most U.S. taxpayers. In addition to knowing that
you are supporting an all-volunteer organization dedicated to
improving maternal-child health, being an ICAN subscriber carries a
good list of benefits:

Free attendance at ICAN’s educational webinars, including the
upcoming webinar “Homebirth After Cesarean: What the Research Does and
Doesn’t Say
” with Amy Haas on November 22nd (CEUs available)

  • Quarterly newsletter, the Clarion
  • Bi-weekly eNews
  • Discount to the ICAN Bookstore
  • Discount to ICAN’s conference
  • Professional Subscribers: complimentary listing on our website as
    part of ICAN’s Professional Subscriber Network
  • 5-Year, 10-Year, and Lifetime Subscribers: recognition in the

Subscribe online at
or visit your local chapter!

If you have been thinking of other ways to give back to ICAN, we
have several open volunteer positions to fill that need. I encourage you to apply.

  • Vice-President of ICAN
  • Media Director
  • Publications Director
  • IT Coordinator
  • Webinar Coordinator
  • Spanish Webmaster
  • Midlakes Regional Coordinator

Finally, I am proud to share with you the ICAN 2010 Calendar, which
features beautiful photos of mothers, babies and families who have
been touched by ICAN’s work. This colorful calendar is offered only
for a limited time and makes a great gift. You can order it on sale
now, while supplies last at

We look forward to supporting you through 2010!

Desirre Andrews
ICAN President