Our Hurricane Relief Donation is aimed at helping women displaced by Hurricane Harvey; we hope that this donation will bring comfort to them.
Cleveland, OH (PRWEB)
September 26, 2017
As hurricane relief efforts continue throughout the U.S., Leading Lady partners with humanitarian groups to donate 500 bras and maternity garments to women in isolated shelters. Distribution is being handled on-the-ground through a team led by Houston-based blogger Victoria Graham of TheBlackishMom.com in affiliation with Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association. Leading Lady’s philanthropic donation includes items from its full figure bra, maternity clothes and nursing bra collections.
“Our hearts go out to all recent victims of hurricanes that have devastated parts of our country,” said Mark Corrado, third generation owner of Leading Lady. “Our Hurricane Relief Donation is aimed at helping women displaced by Hurricane Harvey; we hope that this donation will bring comfort to them.”
Hundreds of thousands of people permanently or temporarily lost their homes and belongings in recent hurricanes. Without basic clothing needs such as bras, women struggle to piece their lives back together. Graham and a team of other well-respected Houstonians are helping women at the greatest disadvantages in isolated shelters heal through donations and support.
“When I saw the first images of families in shelters, I immediately thought of breastfeeding moms,” said Graham. “I could not imagine the stress they were experiencing but I knew I wanted to help. With the generous response I received in less than a week of putting a plan together we have been able to help moms across the city of Houston as far as Kountze and Wharton, TX.”
Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association, an organization dedicated to improving infant health and mortality rates, is aiding in relief efforts through a 24-hour breastfeeding support hotline for victims or Hurricane Harvey. Nursing mothers facing devastating circumstances can speak directly to volunteer lactation consultants for support so they can continue to nurture their babies…