Solano County

Milk drive to help babies, toddlers

By From page A5 | August 10, 2014

FAIRFIELD — Local agencies are calling for breast-feeding mothers to donate their extra breast milk to the San Jose Mothers’ Milk Bank to provide the needed nutrition for premature infants, babies and toddlers who are failing to thrive or have life-threatening diseases or conditions.

Solano County WIC Supplemental Nutrition Program is partnering with Mothers’ Milk Bank, a San Jose-based nonprofit. The Milk Drive event will take place:

  • From 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday at 1119 E. Monte Vista Ave., first floor, Vacaville.
  • From 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, 365 Tuolumne St., third floor, Vallejo.
  • From 9 a.m to 2 p.m. Thursday, 2101 Courage Drive, multipurpose room, Fairfield.

No appointment is necessary. A Mothers’ Milk Bank representative will be available to provide information on the screening and donation process during the event.

For more information, call Alyssa Perry at 784-2137 or email her at [email protected]

Reach Amy Maginnis-Honey at 427-6957 or [email protected] Follow her on Twitter at www.twitter.com/amaginnisdr.

Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey joined the staff of the Daily Republic in 1980. She’ll tell you she was only 3 at the time. Over the past three decades she’s done a variety of jobs in the newsroom. Today, she covers arts and entertainment and writes for the Living and news pages.

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