Top 5 Accomplishments

*RBC Served 471 families 

*Non-profit of the Year: Best Parenting/Childbirth Resource

*Pillar Award: Non-profit Director of the Year by Smart Biz Magazine

*Hosted the Former Ladies of the Supremes for our 4th Annual Legends Showcase

*Served 1,400 families via Everybody Eats distributing 40,000 lbs of produce w/Cincinnati Bengals

BUILDING OUR Four-tress!

Dear Friends,

Thank you for supporting Rosemary’s Babies Company as we, in year four, work to build our fortress. In 2020, the pandemic forced  Rosemary’s Babies Co. to expand our scope of services, commit to more direct needs of adolescent families, as well as ensure families felt safe and supported from afar. Our year at times was trying but RBC remained resilient and so did our families; completing schoolwork, spending quality time with their babies, and obtaining jobs. With the support of our community partners, volunteers, and many contributors we successfully served 471 families, distributed more than $50,000 in funds and resources, distributed 1,400 pounds of food to families, and provided 56 Christmases.

 

Pre-pandemic our organization provided virtual services 24/7 through social media; fortunately, this was an advantage and reduced the severity of interference when responding to families in crisis. The additional funds we received for the COVID response allowed our organization to hire and maintain staff, distribute PPE, as well as provide resources to families; our program participation doubled during the crisis. We would like to thank the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Hamilton County Cares, United Way of Greater Cincinnati, Rockefeller Foundation, and Delta Foundation for their support.

 

Rosemary’s Babies would like to acknowledge Spark Philanthropy, who supported our organization during this crisis. Karen Harshaw, the CEO, helped RBC to develop a fundraising, marketing, and communication plan that aligned with our new 3-year strategic plan. With her support, we were able to leverage our funding, diversify our donors, and focus on intentional partnerships that would contribute to increasing organizational capacity. As an organization, we increased our funding by more than 200%.

 

Special thank you to the hundreds of donors who supported our mission. You truly made the difference and because of you our babies flourished and never felt alone.

 

To our donors and sponsors thank you Finally, thank you to the media who shared our story: Cincinnati Business Courier, Movers & Makers, The Cincinnati Herald, WCPO, Cincy LifeStyle, Wright Communications, and many others. We would like to thank our awesome team, board members, and more than 60 volunteers who contributed over 1,500 hours in service.

Rosemary Oglesby-Henry

CEO/ founder

2020 Board of Leaders

Officers & Trustees

Board Chair    Aswad Mack, PMP, Toyota Corp.

Chair-Elect      Laurie Stevens, CCHMC

Secretary          Rodsha Belser, Kroger Company

Treasurer         Cheryl Lackey, City of Cincinnati

YL Chair           Jaliah Oglesby

 

Summer Lattimore, Executive Assistant 

Patricia McCollum, LSW, Trauma Trainer

Angel Wright, Promotions Director, Radio 

Rosemary Oglesby, CEO

 

 

Advisory Board

Dorothy Haynes, Director, DJ Haynes & Assoc.

Jaila Nored, Quality Analyst, Council on Aging

Jorge Perez, CEO, YMCA

Kat Steiner, Chief Giving Officer, Meals on Wheels

Tony Aloise, Founder, Life Solutions Network

Mark Osborne, Officer, Summit Country Day

Karen Williams, President, Spark Philanthropy

Board Demographics

471 Families Served in 2020

  • RBC served 471 families in 2020. Of these families, 34 enrolled and completed our Leadership & Legacy Program

  • RBC provided 56 Christmases to families

  • RBC provided $50K dollars in resources, gift cards, and COVID assistance

OUR IMPACT & The Pandemic

What We Measure

100%  of parents/caregivers increased their ability to support their child’s development

100%  of parents had healthy births, with 0 infant mortalities

100%  enrolled in a school attended regularly, graduated, or received GED pregnancies and childbirths

•  99.97% reported no intended repeat pregnancies

•  87%   of parents reported being in good health

•  50%   of program participants had access to mental healthcare

City of Cincinnati

c/o Greg Landsman City Councilman & DSD Advisors

91% of teens contacting our office were girls

56% were parenting / 23% were pregnant

39% of applicants parents were not aware of their request for support

RBC FINANCIALS

The pandemic posed challenges for our babies and our organization. Our program participation doubled. 30% of the year our organization provided limited in-person support.  30% of families requesting services were homeless. Learn more

In 2020,

RBC was awarded

$423K

in funding

Rosemary’s Babies Co. would like to thank Spark Philanthropy for their support in helping us build our fortress by diversifying our funding; as well as creating our strategic, marketing, and fundraising plan.

 

"To support Black-led nonprofits like Rosemary's Babies Co. (RBC) means supporting capacity building and infrastructure.  The organization's ability, innovation, and commitment paired with Rosemary's vision, authenticity, compassion, and grace have evolved into some of the most impactful programmings I have seen over the last year.  SPARK Philanthropy has truly been honored to work alongside Rosemary in tackling fundraising and her dynamic board of diverse community leaders to implement their multi-year strategic plan.”

~ Karen Harshaw, Founder & CEO, SPARK Philanthropy

REVENUE 

EXPENSES 

JANUARY 1 - DECEMBER 31

Rosemary's Babies Co.

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