July 12, 2022
Human Milk Banking Association of North America (HMBANA) Recognized as a Healthy People 2030 Champion
Ft. Worth, TX -- HMBANA is committed to helping medically fragile babies through the distribution of donor milk. This month, the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) recognized HMBANA for their dedication to improving health outcomes across the US and awarded the organization a Healthy People 2030 Champion certificate.
The Healthy People 2030 Champion certificate honors public and private organizations that impact health outcomes at state, tribal, and local levels. All organizations named are committed to working toward Healthy People's overarching goals and objectives in their communities or service areas.
“HMBANA is truly honored by this recognition and to be celebrated alongside so many meaningful and innovative organizations,” said Lindsay Groff, the executive director of HMBANA. “HMBANA dispensed more than 9.2 million ounces of donor milk to over 1,500 hospitals in 2021, saving countless lives. We are fully committed to continue serving infants and families across the United States.”
CONTACTS: For media inquiries, please contact or Lindsay Groff at email@example.com or (817) 810-9984
HMBANA is a nonprofit organization that accredits more than 30 non profit milk banks in the United States and Canada. HMBANA’s mission is to improve the health and survival of infants through the safe, equitable provision of donor milk. HMBANA’s member milk banks help healthy lactating people donate their extra breast milk to support medically fragile infants. These donations have saved countless lives through the distribution of 9.2 million ounces of donor milk to more than 1,500 hospitals in 2021. While milk banks are located in 25 different states, they distribute milk across all 50 states.
Learn more here: https://www.hmbana.org/