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Annual Layette Shower

Feb 12, 2018 02:54PM

Pleasant Hill-Martinez AAUW Annual Layette Shower

At their Annual Layette Shower, the Pleasant Hill-Martinez AAUW (American Association of University Women) branch generously donated baby gifts to the Hillcrest Congregational Church in Pleasant Hill Social Service Program. So many beautiful items were received: handmade quilts, afghans, receiving blankets and hats, and adorable baby clothes, including sleepers, newborn outfits, sweaters, and booties, as well as diapers. They sent a big pile of newborn necessities for happy babies and grateful moms.

Hillcrest Church packages up complete layettes for boys and girls. They are picked up by Contra Costa Health Services and passed on to public health nurses who give them to new moms when they visit them after discharge from the hospital to assess mom and baby’s health and needs.

AAUW is a national organization that advances equity for all women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. The Pleasant Hill-Martinez branch also gives college scholarship and Tech Trek camp awards to students from local schools. To learn more about the Pleasant Hill-Martinez branch of AAUW, please visit

Photo: (L to R) front row: Sandy Wolfe, Ginny Hargrave, Helen Pereira, Mary Shipley, Lynn Murphy, Jeanne McGinnis.  2nd row: Gayle Miner, Bea Ball, Marge Munger, Marlene Maksel, Ish Mendonsa, Sherrie Moore, Cheryl Berger, Shelley Jacobson, Alana MacDonald, and Barbara Cotton.