Medela donates baby care essentials to Good+Foundation
Medela, the most trusted breast pump brand*, Medela announced today a donation of 40,000 pacifiers to Good+Foundation to help them continue on their mission to support under-resourced breastfeeding families.
“The early days of parenting can feel overwhelming. We are grateful to work with organizations like Good+Foundation that are accessible to families in need of the resources, education and community that they provide for support through this journey,” said Jeff Castillo, executive vice president of the Americas for Medela. “This donation reflects our commitment to improving infant and maternal health outcomes. This year, our Medela Cares program in the USA has provided product to 81 nonprofits allowing us to support more than 80,000 families.”
This donation is a part of Medela Cares, the company’s corporate social responsibility program, which focuses on solutions for global issues, including maternal and infant health amidst critical transitions such coming home from the hospital, fostering the mother-baby bond in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) or the return to work. For more information about Medela Cares, visit MedelaCares.com.
Since 2010, Medela and its sister brands have provided more than $3.76 million in product donations to Good+Foundation.
Through advancing research, observing natural behavior and listening to our customers, Medela turns science into care while nurturing health for generations. Medela supports millions of moms, babies, patients and healthcare professionals in more than 100 countries all over the world. As the healthcare choice for more than 6 million hospitals and homes across the globe, Medela provides the leading research-based breast milk feeding and baby products, healthcare solutions for hospitals, and clinical education. Medela is dedicated to building better health outcomes, simplifying and improving life, and developing breakthroughs that help moms, babies and patients live their life to the fullest. For more information, visit www.medela.us.
Good+Foundation is a leading national non-profit that works to dismantle multi-generational poverty by pairing tangible goods with innovative services for low-income fathers, mothers, and caregivers, creating an upward trajectory for the whole family. The organization partners intensively with a vetted network of social service programs to pair goods – such as cribs, car seats, and diapers – with counseling, employment assistance, co-parenting classes, and more. With operations in New York City and Los Angeles, Good+Foundation has provided more than $100 million in essential goods since 2001. In recent years, Good+Foundation has added microgrants to its in-kind donation model, providing nearly $900,000 in cash assistance to date. In 2022, 91 percent of every dollar spent went directly into Good+ programs. Visit www.goodplusfoundation.org for more information.
*Voted most trusted breast pump brand by United States and Canadian shoppers based on the 2023 BrandSpark® American and Canadian Trust Studies