PROGRAM LAUNCHES TO HELP NEW, AT-RISK SAN DIEGO MOMS
April 25, 2012 (San Diego) -- With just one click, hundreds of at-risk, new San Diego moms will be supported this Mother’s Day. Each year, nearly 500,000 women living in poverty give birth to their first child. This Mother’s Day, the public can make an impact in the lives of vulnerable new moms by simply spending a moment online. The Boppy Company and Nurse-Family Partnership on April 19 launched a Mother’s Day Support Program where the public can help local moms’ in-need by simply visiting www.Boppy.com and clicking on a special “Give Your Support” icon.
For every click received between today and May 14, The Boppy Company will donate $1 toward a Boppy Feeding and Infant Support Pillow to be gifted to first-time, San Diego moms who need it most. The Boppy Company plans to donate hundreds of Boppy Pillows to new San Diego moms through this giving program.
The program aspires to help people like Nely, from the outskirts of Philadelphia, who was 14 years old when she found out she was pregnant. She was scared and in an abusive relationship. With support from her nurse, she blossomed into a confident mom, ending her abusive relationship and moving on to pursue a vocational technical program.
Nurse-Family Partnership, a national organization, helps transform the lives of vulnerable first-time moms and their babies. In San Diego alone, Nurse-Family Partnership has helped 1,900 vulnerable families since 2002. Nurse-Family Partnership has six agency locations in the San Diego-area.
For more information, visit www.Boppy.com