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saveabandonedbabies.org/dawn-geras

Inspired by a newspaper article about a baby found in a dumpster, in 2000 Dawn Geras began her tireless quest to give desperate parents an alternative to unsafe .

abc7chicago.com/news/young-mother-drops-off-twin-boys-at-phoenix-fire-station/1494174

Sep 1, 2016 ... "I think her heart was in the right place," said Dawn Geras, a founding member of Save Abandoned Babies. Geras said she understands there is the letter - and the spirit - of the law. "When it comes to prosecuting this poor woman, they take into consideration the intent of the law. And the intent is to save the ...

wgntv.com/2018/01/25/newborn-baby-girl-left-at-safe-haven-fire-station-officials-say

Jan 25, 2018 ... An advocate said she was very happy to hear about the outcome. She said this is exactly how the Safe Haven program is supposed to work. “My heart is bursting with joy,” Dawn Geras, with the Save Abandoned Babies Foundation, said. “We' ve helped to save not just the life of that baby, we've been able to ...

www.nwherald.com/2017/04/14/lake-in-the-hills-family-adopts-daughter-under-safe-haven-law/asae2ay

Apr 15, 2017 ... Dawn Geras was one of the founders of the Save Abandoned Babies Foundation , and part of the group that drafted the first Safe Haven law, which was adopted in 2001 in Illinois. She was inspired to do something after reading a news article about babies being thrown into the garbage. “We started out with ...

www.cbsnews.com/news/indiana-baby-box-bill-debate-abandoned-newborns

Feb 27, 2015 ... Dawn Geras, president of the Save the Abandoned Babies Foundation in Chicago, said safe haven laws have resulted in more than 2,800 safe surrenders since 1999. But more than 1,400 other children have been found illegally abandoned, nearly two-thirds of whom died. Cox said his proposal draws on ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Dawn+Geras&v=4gsCIxtoCUk
Apr 29, 2016 ... Since the passage of the "Save Abandoned Babies" law, some 112 newborn children were dropped off at rescue sites, where the mother can leave a child without any questions being asked. We speak here with Dawn Geras, founder of the "Save Abandoned Babies" Foundation, to hear how the law works, ...

www.indystar.com/story/news/politics/2016/06/10/indiana-warns-group-stop-using-baby-boxes/85686380

Jun 10, 2016 ... According to letters obtained by The Associated Press, Department of Children Services Director Mary Beth Bonaventura also is warning the not-for-profit group Safe Haven Baby Box not to install any more boxes. Founder Monica Kelsey says the group doesn't plan to stop. Dawn Geras, president of the ...

world.wng.org/2015/03/indiana_considers_drop_boxes_for_abandoned_babies

Mar 4, 2015 ... Dawn Geras, president of the Save Abandoned Babies Foundation in Chicago, said that, according to her count, more than 2,800 infants have been surrendered to safe-haven locations since the laws were enacted in 1999. Not many states track infant abandonment, but Geras said Illinois' data might reflect ...

www.chicagotribune.com/ct-saving-abonded-babies-charts-20151116-htmlstory.html

Nov 17, 2015 ... The group will target the area where the incident occurred by contacting hospitals and area fire and police stations to remind them of the law and ask if they will help distribute brochures in the community, said Dawn Geras, the group's president. The group contacts the alderman, state representative and ...