Danny Foundation Winds Up it Work
After 20 years of efforts, the Board of Directors of The Danny Foundation voted to wind up it's operations, after determining that we had accomplished everything practible in connection with our original mission. One cannot purchase a new crib today that has a finial or corner post extension, the hazard that took the life of Danny.
When the Foundation started its programs of education and advocacy, there were nearly 100 crib deaths annually. As we wound up, the latest statistics listed that figure at approximately 16, and while even one death is tragic, it is unrealistic to expect to entirely eliminate such accidental deaths.
The fulfillment of our oricinal mission is truly a tribute to the memory of Danny. His legacy will remain the difference that his Foundation made in saving the lives of an untold number of infants.
In the following pages, we invite you to read in more detail about the accomplishments and achievements of the Foundation, and about the efforts of the extraordinary members of Staff, the Board of Directors, and our hundreds of Volunteers.
- John Lineweaver, Danny's Father