Coalition of Georgia
Since 1974, Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia has been the strongest statewide voice for improved access to healthcare and health outcomes for Georgia’s mothers and babies. HMHBGA is the only organization in Georgia that focuses on the full spectrum of maternal and child health concerns from prematurity to maternal mortality. HMHBGA has partnered with First Candle to bring Let’s Talk! Community Conversations to Georgia.
Nick Chubb is the running back for the Cleveland Browns. He played college football at Georgia and was drafted by the Browns in the second round of the 2018 NFL Draft. In 2018 Nick’s nephew, Junior, died from Sudden Unexpected Infant Death. In 2021 Nick launched his line of cereal, Chubb Crunch, and donated proceeds to First Candle. Nick, his sister Neidra and his entire family are now committed to educating Georgians on safe sleep and supporting First Candle’s grief program.
Bengt & Luanne Lager
Founded by Bengt and Luanne Lager 30 years ago, this Kennesaw-based company is a distributor of high-quality baby and children’s products. They are also committed to financially supporting initiatives that help reduce Georgia’s high rate of infant mortality through First Candle’s Straight Talk for Infant Safe Sleep and Let’s Talk! Community Conversations.