Tag Archives: donating through grief

Memorial Quilt Dedication

group dedication

On October 16 Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast dedicated a new memorial quilt, handcrafted by Donor Intake Coordinator Raechel Hackney. Each leaf bears the name of a baby whose mother donated milk after loss. Over 70 people attended the event, with

Donating Through Grief: Leeona’s Little Life

Leeona

By Kassie Lee Cook-Herrick This is possibly Leeona’s final gift to our world. She gave every bit of herself that she could. She was able to help the lives of five children with her organs, and she will now gift children

Donating Through Grief: Lucy’s Grace

lucy's mom

Lois shared the story of her daughter Lucy Grace when she learned of the milk bank’s Memorial Quilt, which bears a leaf with the name of every baby whose mother donated milk after loss. This is a most tender time

Donating Through Grief: Erica and Brad Therrien

photo of little Kreedence

Honoring Kreedence Irene, July 22, 2014 Brad and I met in April 2011. It didn’t take us long to decide that we wanted to build our lives together. I was pregnant by mid-October with our sunshine baby, Liv. In July