10th Annual Changemakers Luncheon
April 22, 2024

Thanks for Joining Us to Celebrate Changemakers!

We would like to thank the more than 1,100 Changemakers who joined us in person and online on April 17, 2023, for the Count the Kicks Changemakers Luncheon! It was a powerful and memorable day of celebrating the impact of Changemakers like you!

Your generosity helped raise record funds and awareness to help save babies and improve birth outcomes for families across the U.S. There is NO DOUBT babies will be saved because of the Changemakers who participated in this year’s event!

A replay of the Changemakers Luncheon is now available on our event website and our Count the Kicks YouTube page. We hope you enjoy reliving the event or share it with friends!

Josephs Jewelers Gold Box Giveaway

Congratulations to Keri Hodnefield won the Josephs Jewelers Gold Box Giveaway!

Thank you to Josephs Jewelers for putting the ​“fun” in fundraiser by hosting the first-ever Gold Box Giveaway at the Changemakers Luncheon on April 17. We would like to thank the 100 people who purchased a gold box at the event!

Congratulations to Keri Hodnefield, the winner of the Josephs Jewelers Gold Box Giveaway! Keri took home an 18K yellow gold cushion “Viv” locket by designer Monica Rich Kosann that is valued at $1,500. The locket is on a 16/17-inch adjustable diamond-cut disappearing chain and holds two images.

Coachlight Clinic & Spa Selfie Station

We loved seeing all the Changemakers enjoying this year’s event! Thanks to Coachlight Clinic & Spa for sponsoring the Snap XP Selfie Station at the Changemakers Luncheon! If you stopped by the selfie station to take a photo, you can find it in the gallery below. Congrats to attendee Jill Bartachek for winning a $500 Coachlight giftcard for sharing her selfie on social media!

Count the Kicks Changemakers Luncheon

2023 Event Sponsors

We are grateful for the generous partners who support our mission by being sponsors for our annual Changemakers Luncheon. Their generosity makes it possible to spread the Count the Kicks campaign even further so we can improve birth outcomes and save more babies.

Presenting Sponsor

  • MercyOne logo

Celebrate Progress

Be Courageous

  • Business Record
  • Des Moines Plastic Surgery and Coachlight Clinic & Spa
  • McGill-Jungle Wealth Management
  • Polk County logo
  • Sammons Financial logo
  • Gilbert & Cook logo
  • Hy-Vee logo


  • Broadlawns Medical Center logo
  • Shazam logo
  • Banker's Trust logo
  • West Des Moines OBGYN
  • Mainstream Boutique Logo
  • UnityPoint Health logo


  • B2E logo
  • Dotdash Meredith
  • Green State Credit Union logo
  • The Iowa Clinic
  • Strategic Imaging
  • Tiffan Yamen Real Estate Group
  • Give logo
  • Strategic America logo
  • Clarity Consulting
  • NCMIC logo
  • Outlets of Des Moines logo


  • Top Deck Media logo
  • Applied Art & Technology

Looking Back at Every Woman Counts

Healthy Birth Day, Inc. has been holding its annual Every Woman Counts fundraising luncheon since 2015. Take a look at the highlights from some of our previous events.

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