Celebrating Father’s Day with Maternity Care Coalition
Despite our name, Maternity Care Coalition (MCC) has a long history of empowering fathers and father-figures as caretakers, advocates, and teachers for the children in their lives
HFA Winter Festival 2018
MCC Health Families America Advocate, Angie Bellon reflects on the recent Winter Festival 2018 Celebration that was held for clients at our North Penn, Pennsylvania site.
RECAP: Celebrating Fathers Golf Classic and Driving Fatherhood Awards
Maternity Care Coalition (MCC)’s 13th Annual Celebrating Fathers Golf Classic and Driving Fatherhood Awards brought together golfers and supporters of early childhood education. The annual event, held at Talamore Country Club in Ambler, PA, celebrates fathers and raises critical funds for MCC’s Early Head Start (EHS) program.
Week of the Young Child 2018
During the week of April 16-April 20, 2018 Maternity Care Coalition’s Early Head Start program celebrated the WOYC (Week of the Young Child.) Every
2018 My Family, Me & MCC Children’s Brunch
This year’s brunch raised nearly $30,000 in support of MCC’s programs, and the pregnant women, parenting families and young children they serve in communities throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania.
C.H.E.W. program grows with cooking demo
Maternity Care Coalition's C.H.E.W. program brings parents and staff to the table by adding cooking demonstrations for Early Head Start parents at our South Philadelphia site.
MCC’s Annual Family Gift Connection 2017
23 years later, Maternity Care Coalition Family Gift Connection continues to support our neediest families.
MCC’s New Food Buying Program Aims to Tackle Food Insecurity and Obesity Starting at Birth
Maternity Care Coalition, in partnership with Thomas Jefferson University and the Share Food Program, is excited to announce the launch of C.H.E.W. (Cultivating Healthy Eating & Wellness), a new food buying club based in our South Philadelphia community-based site to promote a culture of health and wellness*.
More U.S. women are dying in childbirth: What can be done?
More women becoming pregnant in the U.S. are already sick with serious chronic conditions. This is one of the reasons why, in the last 20 years, the number of women dying from complications related to childbirth has more than doubled in this country, while maternal mortality is actually decreasing in developing countries.
MCC Pioneers Parental Leave Policy Change
Earlier this month, Maternity Care Coalition became a pioneer in parental leave policies. JoAnne Fischer, Executive Director of MCC, announced that the organization will begin aligning their Human Resource policies with their mission, offering 6 weeks of paid family leave—which extends to new parents, whether biological, adoptive or foster parents, and same sex domestic partners.