Celebrating Mothers Brunch 2022
Now in it's 18th year, Celebrating Mothers Brunch will take place June 4, 2022.
Maternity Care Coalition Invited to Speak at Philadelphia’s B.PHL Innovation Fest
Last month, representatives from Maternity Care Coalition (MCC) had the opportunity to speak at Philadelphia’s annual B.PHL innovation fest. The event is a three day festival that looks to elevate the city of Philadelphia by highlighting the progressive, innovational organizations, people, and ideas within the community through engaging talks, interactive exhibits, exciting workshops and more.
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.
MCC’s Annual Family Gift Connection 2017
23 years later, Maternity Care Coalition Family Gift Connection continues to support our neediest families.
The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program expired on September 30th, 2017 and Congress still has yet to renew it. Learn more about the program's impact on families in Pennsylvania and how you can get involved to help renew it for another 5 years.
MCC Celebrates the Spirit of Booth Maternity
Last week the Pennsylvania Historical Commission unveiled a historical marker commemorating Booth Maternity Center at what is now part of St Joseph University’s Campus. This was significant to me and the MCC family in many ways.
We’re Making an Impact – But We Need Help
Yesterday leading national experts joined Maternity Care Coalition (MCC) at our Spring Policy Forum: What’s Next? Surveying the federal policy landscape for women, children and families. Despite the unprecedented degree of uncertainty, our panelists were able to provide valuable insight into how the federal landscape is shaping up for women, children and families.
Public Policy Forum: Kellie Phelan’s Story
For the past 6 years, Kellie Phelan has worked with hundreds of children whose parents either are incarcerated or formerly incarcerated. Before becoming the Program Coordinator for Hour Children’s "Hour Friend In Deed" Mentoring Program, Kellie herself was incarcerated, pregnant, and in treatment for opioid dependency.
The iPad and Your Child’s Development
At Maternity Care Coalition, we assist mothers through the earliest stages of their children’s development. But what happens when parents are not their child’s only teacher, when children spend hours learning—and developing—in front of a screen?