Since 1972, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority has enjoyed a partnership with the March of Dimes in an effort to encourage women to seek prenatal care within the first trimester of pregnancy, thereby increasing the prevention of birth defects and infant mortality. Nationwide, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. sponsors over 175 Stork's Nests. Last year, the Stork's Nest program served over 28,000 women.
The Stork's Nest Program is designed to promote prenatal care participation and healthy
behaviors during the pregnancy through two components -
In 1997, Zeta celebrated its 25th anniversary of collaboration with the March of Dimes. The program was updated to include a new national logo, new educational materials and new incentive items for those mothers participating in the program.
Members should contact both of the following sources for additional information to start a Stork's Nest program.
Soror Evelyn Brown
National Stork's Nest Director
1349 Aniwaka Ave, SW
Atlanta, GA 30311
Tel: (404) 755-
March of Dimes
1275 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY 10605
Tel: (914) 997-
Fax: (914) 428-