Monthly Archives: October 2010

New Board Appointments at MOMS

MOMS Orange County (MOMS) is pleased to announce the appointments of Ms. Davina Samuel and Dr. Maria Silvia Martinez to its Board of Directors. “We are extremely excited about the exceptional leadership and insight of our new board members,” MOMS CEO Pamela Pimentel said, “The diversity of their professional skills and experiences reflects the universal interest in [Read More]

October 6th, 2010|

October is Women’s Health Month!

The women of ABC7 and MOMS Orange County (MOMS) wants to invite you to get healthy in the month of October! Throughout the month of October, ABC7 is joining forces with Aetna and community partners in promoting the “ABCs of Women’s Health: Prevention Matters,” which urges women to become more aware of their health and [Read More]

October 5th, 2010|

Begin Preparing Your Baby for School Now!

If you have a baby, you are probably wondering how you can possibly imagine preparing them for school now!  The idea of your baby going to school is years away.  There are actually many things that you can do now to prepare your little one for school later. [Read More]

October 5th, 2010|

Funding News

MOMS Orange County (MOMS) is grateful to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California and the Disney VoluntEARS Community Fund for its support of the health and development of babies in our community! A grant from Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California went towards 1,000 infant development toolkits which are provided to MOMS families [Read More]

October 5th, 2010|

Thank you to our Volunteers!

MOMS would like to send a special thank you to our wonderful volunteers as well as our summer interns, Melissa and Abbie, for their exceptional efforts and support! Thanks, Volunteers! Our summer volunteers worked hard helping us at our Santa Ana office with filing, sorting, organizing not to mention helping in our Resource Room. Thank you, [Read More]

October 5th, 2010|

How You Can Help MOMS Orange County

Help make the holidays more joyful this year by adopting a family through MOMS Orange County! Adopt-a-Family is MOMS Orange County’s annual holiday giving event to benefit our clients and their families. This annual event provides an opportunity for supporters and friends of MOMS Orange County (MOMS) to remember those who are less fortunate during the holidays and [Read More]

October 5th, 2010|

Infant Health & Development

A key component of MOMS Orange County’s home visitation program and group education classes is infant health and development.  In 2000, as a result of client focus groups revealing the concern clients had about their baby’s normal development and future school readiness, MOMS infant health and development interventions were developed which includes educating parents on [Read More]

October 5th, 2010|

9th Annual Festival of Children

In celebration of National Child Awareness Month, the 9th Annual Festival of Children® spanned the entire month of September at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, CA. The month-long Festival offered over 100 free family activities and events, including: live music and dance performances, celebrity appearances, and arts and crafts, while showcasing several youth-serving organizations [Read More]

October 4th, 2010|

Did you know…

That September was National Child Awareness Month? The purpose of National Child Awareness Month is to draw attention and promote awareness of children’s charities and youth-serving organizations across the United States.  In September 2002, the Orange County Board of Supervisors unanimously designated September as Child Awareness Month.  The recognition can be attributed to Sandy Segerstrom [Read More]

October 4th, 2010|

Thank you Hanna Andersson!

MOMS Orange County thanks Hanna Andersson for its tremendous generosity in August and September 2010.  Through its “Hanna Me Downs” promotional giving program, Hanna Andersson donated more than 900 new and gently used children’s books to MOMS Orange County families.  The donated books were brought in by customers in exchange for a 20% discount on [Read More]

October 4th, 2010|
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