Mission: The Mothers' Milk Bank at Austin is a non-profit organization whose mission is to accept, pasteurize, and dispense donor human milk by physician prescription primarily to premature and ill infants. Our vision is to be a leader in advancing the use of donor human milk to improve the quality of human life.
Results: A 10% increase in pasteurization of dispensing of milk in 2010 over 2009. Increased number of hospitals served. 20% increase in screened donors. 21% increase in approved donors. Purchase of 3 new freezers.
Target demographics: We serve mainly premature infants in neonatal intensive care units
Programs: To meet a national health need by collecting, pasteurizing and distributing mother's milk to infants. We dispense pasteurized milk to hospital neonatal intensive care units and outpatient recipients. We provide milk at a discount or free of charge to low and moderate income families.