A More Excellent Way Health Improvement Organization and our community partners are inviting African-American pregnant and breastfeeding women and expectant fathers to the virtual and drive-thru “More Excellent Way Community Baby Shower” on August 26, 2023.
The Zoom celebration is from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, followed by the Drive-Thru Health Fair from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM at the Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church 684 Juliga Woods Street in Richmond.
This event has received funding. It is free of charge and will include Zoom health and education workshops and a drive-thru health and resource fair that will include incentives and free food. The baby shower will assist the couples in accessing prenatal, safety, and other health care services and essential supplies.
Black babies die twice the rate of other babies before they reach their first birthday. African-American women die three times the rate of any other race from preventable labor and delivery complications.
Improving the pregnancy and birth outcomes of African-American women continues to be a goal of A More Excellent Way Health Improvement Organization and several collaborating agencies.
We provide assistance for Contra Costa County families by promoting the importance of early and culturally humble prenatal care, safety, and community support to improve their pregnancy outcomes.
A More Excellent Way Health Community Baby Shower will be held free of charge on Saturday, August 26th, 2023. The Zoom celebration is from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM and the Shower Drive-thru Health Fair is from 12:30 PM until 2:30 PM at the Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church 684 Juliga Woods Street in Richmond.
For more information, to volunteer or donate contact A More Excellent Way Health Improvement Organization director, Monique Sims, at Mnqsims@gmail.com or call (707) 319-7489.
Please help spread the word to all pregnant and breastfeeding African-American parents and register them at http://contracostashower2023.eventbrite.com
For donations, choose items from Walmart: Contra Costa Baby Shower Baby Registry link: https://www.walmart.com/registry/BR/f58e77cf-4ae9-4f4c-8aae-d7277db40153