There are three easy ways for donors to get their milk to the milk bank—ship directly door-to-door at the milk bank’s expense, drop off at the milk bank, or drop off at another milk depot.
A milk depot is a community location that accepts milk from screened donors, stores it in a freezer, and ships it to the milk bank for processing. Depots are in locations that breastfeeding mothers visit, such as medical offices, parenting stores, wellness facilities, and day care centers. Depots play an important role in raising community awareness of milk donation.
Are you interested in opening a depot? You will need a freezer in a secure location and an employee or volunteer to oversee drop-off and shipping. For more information, please contact Ann Marie Lindquist, Director of Community Relations.
Remember, you must be approved as a donor in order to drop off milk. Check our guidelines on donation to get started.
We currently have depots in eight states, as listed below.
MWH Baby Cafe Depot
Melrose Church of the Nazarene
2 Short Street
To schedule drop-off, call the MWH Breastfeeding Support Center, 781-979-MILK(6455)
or email Breastfeeding@Melrosewakefield.org.
Lila Grace Milk Depot
1655 Crofton Boulevard, Suite 301
Drop-offs accepted by appointment only.
For questions or to schedule your drop-off, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Portsmouth Regional Hospital
333 Borthwick Ave
Drop-offs Monday-Friday 8-4pm or by appointment.
To schedule drop-off or ask about hours, call 603-433-4086. For other questions, call 603-433-4028.