Sarah Robbins speech Sip and Savour

Sip and Savour raises an incredible $43,000 for BC Women's Neonatal ICU

January 16, 2018 2:34pm
Thank you to Sarah Robbins, our city's finest restaurants, cocktail bars, breweries, wineries and our generous donors for coming together at Sip and Savour to support BC Women's Neonatal ICU!

Together you raised $43,000 towards the purchase of a new incubator for the babies cared for in BC Women's Neonatal ICU!

Pictured left is Sip and Savour founder Sarah Robbins with BC Women's Newborn ICU Campaign Chair, Tamara Taggart.  Photos by Allison Kuhl.


Thank you to our incredible sponsors!


About Sip and Savour

The inception of Sip and Savour arose from numpfer founder Sarah Robbin’s desire to give back to the BC Women’s Newborn ICU. Sarah’s own baby daughter, Charlotte, spent her first three days of life here – the longest three days of Sarah’s life.

Sarah’s experience at BC Women’s Newborn ICU led to another gift. Sarah observed that the design of the absorbent washcloths the nurses used as bibs could be improved to enhance babies’ comfort. “The market did not supply bibs that provided full coverage, resulting in a very wet outfit. Once home I couldn’t find the functional, absorbent, soft yet stylish bib I was searching for – and so I created multi use super soft bibs to enhance the babies comfort - and numpfer™ was born.”  

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