THE PPd PROJECT
WOMEN AND FAMILIES
FOUND HOPE &
HAVE BEEN POSITIVELY
"You are not broken, there is a light".
Meet our Founders and Volunteers
Our motto is “Keep the conversation going, stop the shame”, which we do by spreading awareness and supporting all those effected by a Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorder (PMAD).
Kim Manfredi, Co-founder/President & Peer Facilitator
Kim Manfredi is a Survivor from her one and only battle with Postpartum Depression in 2009, Peer Support Facilitator, Advocate, Collaborative and Speaker for Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders, Strong Mom Strong Baby Coalition Member, 2020 Mom Ambassador and Health & Welfare Council-Vice President. As a mother of four children, Kim enjoys spending time with her family, her work at PPDP, reading and cooking.
Course completions; Postpartum Support International (PSI) 2016, Seleni Institute 2018, New Skills Academy-Mental Health Awareness Certification 2020, Suicide Prevention Center at EDC 2020
Jatnely Gonzalez, Co-founder/Vice President
& Peer Facilitator
Jatnely is married and the mother of two children. Her passion to advocate and spread awareness for postpartum depression comes from experiencing postpartum depression herself. Postpartum Depression Project works earnestly to bridge gaps of maternal health in our community.
Course completion; Postpartum Support International (PSI) 2016