April 172023

Iowa Events Center Ballroom, Des Moines, IA

Pre-Event Festiv­ities 10:45 a.m. CST

Program 11:30 a.m. — 1 p.m. CST

Cost In Person: $75 per ticket | $750 per table
Virtual: $45 per ticket | $400 per watch party 

Parking Both Iowa Event Center parking and street parking available

Be a Changemaker

Mark your calendar and join us in person at the Iowa Events Center or virtually from wherever you are!

Formerly known as the Every Woman Counts Luncheon, the Change­makers Luncheon is the most sought-after Spring event in Central Iowa. This annual fundraiser is an uplifting and inspi­ra­tional oppor­tunity to celebrate babies saved while raising awareness and funds to support our mission. Join the community of Count the Kicks Change­makers who are working to create systemic change, improve birth outcomes, and make still­birth a maternal health tragedy of the past.



For sponsorship packages, tickets, tables, or general event infor­mation please contact Colleen Dougherty at
dougherty.​colleen@​healthybirthday.​org or 5156508685, Ext. 708

Josephs Jewelers Gold Box Giveaway

The team at Josephs Jewelers is putting the ​“fun” in fundraiser by hosting our first-ever Gold Box Giveaway. When the doors open at the Iowa Events Center on April 17, 100 gold boxes will be sold for $100 each. One of the boxes will contain a piece of jewelry worth $1,000, and the winner will be revealed at a specified time during the luncheon. Visit our Gold Box Giveaway page to learn more.

About the Changemakers Luncheon

The Count the Kicks Change­makers Luncheon is an annual fundraising event for Healthy Birth Day, Inc. the nonprofit organi­zation that created the Count the Kicks public health campaign. All proceeds benefit our mission to educate and empower expectant parents about the impor­tance of kick counting in the third trimester of pregnancy.

Healthy Birth Day, Inc.

Count The Kicks