Will you be part of our Fall 2021 Telethon and join us in our life-saving mission of saving the most innocent and defenseless among us — the newborn? The one-hour virtual telethon will take place on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at 7 PM with the goal to raise funds for A Safe Haven for Newborns and to raise public awareness of the perils of infant abandonment. Regardless where you are in the world, you will be able to enjoy the entertainment, learn about our life saving program, participate in our silent auction and to see how you can help.
The Gloria M. Silverio Foundation 501 (c)3, A Safe Haven for Newborns, was created in 2001 in response to the escalating crisis of newborn abandonment in Florida. Mothers with an unexpected pregnancy, no support, no resources are abandoning their newborn, tragically often resulting in death. A Safe Haven for Newborns speaks up for innocent vulnerable newborns and is dedicated to reaching and assisting pregnant women and girls before they reach the crisis stage. We have assisted over 5,000 women and girls in their time of need or crisis.
Monies raised during the one-hour telethon will enable A Safe Haven for Newborns to continue with this life-saving mission of saving lives by providing support and guidance to a pregnant woman or girl in crisis before giving birth. We have partnered with a network of referral programs throughout all 67 Florida counties to offer the distressed expectant mother the assistance and guidance she needs; such as referrals to counseling, parenting, placement at shelters, maternity homes, providing temporary housing, help for abuse issues, suicide calls, health-related issues, providing baby items, connection to Medicaid or confidentially placing the newborn at a designed safe haven facility.
The lifeline of A Safe Haven for Newborns is our 24/7 multilingual, confidential helpline to support distressed pregnant girls and women from all walks of life. We are never judgmental and; we do not charge for any of our services. In the last eighteen months, 24 precious newborns were saved from the ultimate in infant abuse, abandonment. We believed from the beginning if we saved one life all of our efforts would be worthwhile and that was 338 precious lives ago — 332 in Florida, five in other states and one little one in the country of Honduras.
The Fall 2021 Telethon will be a global event and we invite you to be a part of it by becoming a sponsor. Some of the sponsorship categories available are Title Sponsor and Phone Bank Sponsor. For a complete list of the sponsorship opportunities and what they include, please visit (Link coming Soon!).
Please ask your friends, business associates and family members to join us and invite them to do the same with their contacts. Also, please share this information across all your social media channels and encourage everyone to do the same.
We all are the voice for these vulnerable, precious newborns. Your support will help us continue giving the most innocent and helpless among us, the newborn, a chance at life. Can we count on you?
I am sending you a heartfelt thank you on behalf of every little one that we will welcome into the world because you care.
Nick Silverio, Founder
A Safe Haven for Newborns