Founder and Executive Director
Kelli D. Kelley knows first hand the impact a NICU stay has on the whole family. Kelli is the mother of two children born preterm – Jackson Thomas born at 24 weeks in 2000 and Lauren Elizabeth born at 34 weeks in 2003. Kelli founded Hand to Hold in 2010 to further her passion for supporting NICU families. She has invested her time and talents during the past decade to raise awareness of the growing problem of preterm birth and to support families who share her experience.