Get Involved

Welcome to the HER Foundation Volunteer area where you can find peer support in our Volunteer Nework or join #TeamHER to become part of HG Progress!

Hyperemesis Gravidarum is more than a pregnancy illness that impacts women and their families. HG impacts society. If you are reading this, you likely faced HG or a loved one did. Millions of women have HG across the globe each year and rely on resources and support from the HER Foundation to make it through their pregnancy.

HER Foundation is leading the efforts globally to educate doctors, increase awareness, and improve the management of HG, so mothers and babies can have a healthy future. We have helped over one million families since we came online in 2000 thanks to hundreds of volunteers.

We are donor-funded and largely volunteer-run. Grant funding for HG research is extremely rare, as is funding for program support. So we need your help!! Get involved! Have fun! You'll find that volunteering helps you heal and find #HGsisters for life!

How will you change HG history? If you want to help others, spread awareness, and have at least 2 hours each month to offer, volunteering with the HER Foundation may be for you. Sign up here.

Activism

How can you make HG history? Supporting policies, reaching out to the media, writing to your representatives, and raising awareness are all ways you can create HG progress. Will you join us?

Share your story

Who needs to hear your story? Writing your story can bring healing for you. Sharing your story can bring healing for others. Advocating with your story can change people.

Volunteers In Action

HER volunteers are amazing people, and we are thankful for every single individual. We could not do what we do as a Foundation without all of them. We established the monthly Volunteers in Action award to honor those volunteer(s) who distinguish themselves in their work and commitment to our mission. Let us know if you would like to nominate someone!

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October 2020

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September 2020: Nikki

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August 2020: 5K Team

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July 2020

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June 2020: Lisa

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May 2020: Marlena

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April 2020: Vérénice

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February 2020: Nikki

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January 2020: Lyle

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December 2019: Shazmin

Courtney (Volunteer) & Kimber

October 2019: Courtney

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September 2019: Kate