Monthly Archives: August 2011

Hanna Andersson’s Book Drive for Babies!

With the school year just around the corner, Hanna Andersson at Fashion Island Newport Beach is collecting gently used children's books for MOMS Orange County families! From August 29th through September 11th, bring in your books and receive 20% off your purchase! Thanks, Hanna Andersson!!

Hanna Andersson’s Book Drive for Babies!2017-02-16T07:14:44+00:00

MOMS Walks to Promote Breastfeeding Awareness

On Friday, Aug 12th, MOMS Orange County (MOMS) celebrated Breastfeeding Awareness Month with a special celebratory walk and luncheon with its client mothers. MOMS clients joined staff and supporters by walking down Santa Ana Blvd to promote breastfeeding awareness and enjoyed a special lunch together which included client mothers sharing their breastfeeding stories and testimonies. [Read More]

MOMS Walks to Promote Breastfeeding Awareness2017-02-16T07:14:44+00:00

Community Connection: Thank you to AAP

Thank you to the American Academy of  Pediatrics (AAP)!  With a grant through the Injury and Violence Prevention Program, MOMS Orange County received a  donation of “Keeping Kids Safe” injury prevention materials which will be distributed to MOMS Orange County families during monthly Maternal Child Health Coordination (Home Visitation) visits and education classes.

Community Connection: Thank you to AAP2017-02-16T07:14:44+00:00

Looking for Festival of Children Volunteers

MOMS Orange County is honored to once again participate in the Festival of Children Foundation’s month-long celebration showcasing childrens’ charities.  We are recruiting volunteers to facilitate our booth at the Festival of Children at South Coast Plaza every weekend in the month of September!  Volunteers will host a MOMS information booth which will also include [Read More]

Looking for Festival of Children Volunteers2017-02-16T07:14:44+00:00

Ride the Carousel for Healthy Babies

Carousel of Possible Dreams – Orange County The Possible Dream is a program of the Festival of Children Foundation that helps member charities raise needed funds for tangible and impactful projects – meeting their Possible Dreams. As part of the Festival of Children Foundation’s 10th Anniversary celebration,MOMSOrangeCounty has been selected to participate this year, along [Read More]

Ride the Carousel for Healthy Babies2017-02-16T07:14:44+00:00

Join us as we promote Breastfeeding Awareness

On Friday, August 12, 2011, MOMS Orange County (MOMS) will be having a special event to encourage and celebrate our clients in honor of breastfeeding awareness. As part of our celebration, MOMS clients will be taking part in a Breastfeeding Awareness Celebration Walk from 10:30am to 11:30am.  We will be leaving from our building at [Read More]

Join us as we promote Breastfeeding Awareness2017-02-16T07:14:44+00:00

Breastfeeding Awareness Month!

Did you know that August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month? The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends and promotes exclusive breastfeeding for babies – nothing other than mother’s breast milk for the first six months of life – with continued breastfeeding along with appropriate complementary foods up to two years of age or beyond.  Yet, according [Read More]

Breastfeeding Awareness Month!2017-02-16T07:14:45+00:00

Quiet Work

I am what some call a “returning student”.  After raising my two children, I decided to go back to school and complete my education, something I had always dreamed of doing.  As a Political Science major, I concentrated my studies in law, politics and public policy.  One of my policy classes focused on health care, [Read More]

Quiet Work2017-02-16T07:14:45+00:00

MOMS Welcomes Two New Board Members

MOMS Orange County is pleased to announce the appointments of Gabriela Robles and Jenelle Froisland to its Board of Directors. Since 2007, Gabriela Robles has served as the Executive Director of the St. Joseph Health System (SJHS) Foundation.  Gabriela has a Masters in Business Administration from NYU Stern School of Business, and a Masters in [Read More]

MOMS Welcomes Two New Board Members2017-02-16T07:14:45+00:00