Impact Report 2023

In just 12 months, the NEC Society grew exponentially. We are reaching more families, clinicians, and scientists than ever before. Our impact and influence are recognized at the state, national, and international levels. The NEC Society has ignited a relentless global movement to build a world without NEC. Our community’s strength and generosity inspire us to work tirelessly toward the day every infant is protected from necrotizing enterocolitis. Together, we are unstoppable. We blazed new paths in 2023 and cannot wait to transform what is possible for babies and families in 2024.

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Impact Report 2022

Our community is paving new paths toward a world where infants & families never experience the devastation of necrotizing enterocolitis. This December, my family is grieving the 10th anniversary of our son Micah’s passing. As we grieve, we stand in awe of the NEC Society’s growth and impact, thanks to people like you. Your persistence, resilience, and belief in a movement bigger than any one of us are propelling the NEC Society’s vision. As we celebrate our progress, we know there is so much more work to do. Your collective stories inspire us to keep going, and your continued support allows us to redefine what is possible. Together, we are moving mountains for babies & families. 

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Our Impact 2021 What began as an audacious idea has turned into an international movement: a world without NEC. Thanks to our generous community of supporters, we are advancing NEC research, education, and advocacy, at an unprecedented pace. As we celebrate the NEC Society’s accomplishments and anticipate an impactful 2022, we hold space for those who are grieving and struggling with the devastation of NEC. Thank you for believing in the NEC Society. Together, we are building a more just, equitable world without NEC. 

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2020 Year in Review

Like each of us, the NEC Society began 2020 with specific plans, goals, and a vision for the possibilities of 2020. Of course, our best-laid plans were promptly upended when the pandemic swept across the country. Undoubtedly, this year has been challenging on so many levels. While we were forced to hit pause on our work in the spring, the NEC Society team revised our plans to reflect the limitations and realities of COVID-19.

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2019 Year in Review

Thanks to our generous community of supporters, in 2019 the NEC Society brought us closer to a world without necrotizing enterocolitis. Over the last year, we’ve engaged thousands of diverse stakeholders from around the globe. Together, we’ve launched research projects, empowered families affected by NEC, and elevated the status of this devastating disease so we can garner more research funding.

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2018 Accomplishments

NEC Society’s 2018 Top 10 Achievements

Throughout 2018, the NEC Society has been inspired and energized by the families, clinicians and researchers who are committed to improving outcomes and preventing necrotizing enterocolitis.

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2017 Year in Review

Explore what the NEC Society accomplished in 2017 with our interactive graphic!

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2016 Year in Review

The NEC Society is a young organization, without an office and with very limited resources. We are led by two bereaved mothers who’ve teamed up with the world’s leading champions for improved NEC outcomes and prevention. Since the organization’s birth in 2014, we’ve reached thousands of impacted families, clinicians and researchers, internationally.

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