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MFHS Holds Inaugural Mother’s Day Celebration: From MFHS, With Love

MFHS Holds Inaugural Mother’s Day Celebration: From MFHS, With Love

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Scranton, PA – May 22, 2024: Maternal & Family Health Services, Inc. (MFHS) held its inaugural Mother’s Day celebrations earlier this month in Scranton and Hazleton. From MFHS, With Love was a celebration of all the mothers in Northeast Pennsylvania, and an opportunity to thank them for all that they do. The two events took place the week before Mother’s Day at Voodoo Brewing Co. and at the Hazleton Art League.


Both evenings featured a photo booth, flower cart, self care station, activities for kids, and food stations. All proceeds raised from the events will support programming at MFHS for women, children, and families in need. The events were made possible thanks to the generosity of the following sponsors:


Building Blocks Learning Center

Highmark

Youngman, Rosenthal & Shaffer Wealth Management Group

The Hazzouri Group at Morgan Stanley

Wayne Memorial Hospital

Honesdale National Bank

Pondurance

Topp Business Solutions

DxDempsey Architecture

Gmerek Government Relations

Caring Communities

Snyder & Clemente

Law Offices of Phillip Gelso

Attainable Edge

Barbara Bossi

Progressive Insurance Foundation

Fidelity Bank

Jennifer Lee Hetro LLC

Suzanne Fletcher

Posture Interactive

Bayard Printing


For over 50 years, MFHS has been supporting the health and nutrition of our community by delivering programs and services that meet critical needs and result in positive outcomes for mothers and children. These programs include: the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program, The Nurse-Family Partnership Program, reproductive care, and the Healthy Beginnings Plus Maternity Program. Together these programs form a maternal health safety net that protects the health of pregnant individuals by connecting them to essential care and support services.


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Maternal and Family Health Services is a non-profit health and human service organization working to improve the health of Pennsylvania women and children by offering programs that prevent disease, promote wellness, and empower individuals to live healthy lives. The agency oversees a network of health and nutrition centers in 17 Pennsylvania counties serving over 90,000 individuals each year through the following core programs: the WIC Nutrition Program, Reproductive Health services, the Nurse-Family Partnership, the SafeTeens Initiative, and the Healthy Beginnings Plus Prenatal Program.  For more information, call 1-800-367-6347, or visit www.mfhs.org. 

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