"Each new life...

No matter how fragile or brief...

Forever changes the world."

1. PURCHASE Because of Cody... and/or SIDS Awareness MERCHANDISE

       To see all of the items available for purchase, hover over the SUPPORT Tab and click on SHOP. 

Contact Because of Cody...

815-293-SIDS (7437)                     Email:  info@becauseofcody.org                    PO Box 24, Bourbonnais, IL 60914

How Can You Help?

There are SEVERAL ways you can help! 

    1. You can show your support by PURCHASING Because of Cody... and/or SIDS Awareness


   2. You can make a DONATION

     3. You can HELP us SPREAD the WORD 

    4. You can PARTICIPATE in one of our FUNDRAISERS


Because of Cody... appreciates all of the donations we have received thus far.  Without these donations we would not be able to educate as many people as we do about SIDS and Safe Sleep for Babies. 

  • If you are interested in making a donation to our not-for-profit organization, there are a couple of ways you can do that. 

          You can send a check in the mail (made out to Because of Cody...

              Our mailing address is:  PO Box 24, Bourbonnais, IL 60914.

           You can also click on the "Donate" button 

              This will allow you to make your donation using a credit or debit card online. 

  • If you have any questions about making a donation you can email us at:  contactus@becauseofcody.org.

Any donation that Because of Cody... receives goes directly toward educating others about SIDS and Safe Sleep for Babies.  We provide our educational materials free to everyone interested.  We have a General Education Brochure about SIDS & Safe Sleep, a Grandparent Brochure and a Safe Sleep Steps Card in both English and Spanish.  We have various other materials as well.  The money we raise helps pay for the printing of all of our materials, the website and any supplies we might need to educate others.  


Because of Cody... is a not-for-profit organization run by volunteers.  We believe in the philosophy, "It takes a village to raise a child,", which is why Because of Cody... needs everyone's help.  The more people who help out, the more people we can reach. 

Because of Cody... needs the help of volunteers to:

  • reach out & help us spread the word
  • help us make contacts in the community
  • help us plan successful fundraisers
  • help on various committees
  • become a part of our Board of Directors

Other ways you can help us spread the word about SIDS Awareness & Safe Sleep for Babies is by:

  • letting people know about our organization
  • handing out our educational materials
  • contacting us to have information sent to someone else
  • contacting us to have us speak to a group
  • letting others know we are willing to come out & speak to their group
  • participating in our fundraisers
  • letting other people know about our fundraisers

The list of ways to help us SPREAD THE WORD is ENDLESS. 

If you would like to receive Because of Cody... materials for yourself, someone else or a business of any type, you can contact us at:

  • Email:  contactus@becauseofcody.org
  • Call:  815-293-SIDS (7437)

We would be happy to supply you with whatever educational materials you would like.

Because of Cody... is willing to educate wherever there is a need or desire.  There is no group too small or too large.  We have educated various groups & will cater the education program to the group we are educating.  Please contact us to set up a date & time for us to come out and educate your group. 

4. PARTICIPATE in a Because of Cody... FUNDRAISER

        Go to the EVENTS tab to see what upcoming fundraisers Because of Cody... has planned or find out how you

       can plan a fundraiser for Because of Cody...

If you are interested in hosting an event or helping Because of Cody... raise money

please contact us at contactus@becauseofcody.org 

OR 815-293-SIDS (7437)