2nd Annual WIC-NIC

Hosted by City of Berkeley WIC

Date: August 5, 2022

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Cost: Free

Location: George Florence Park

2121 10th St, Berkeley, CA, 94710

We are inviting all our pregnant and postpartum families to George Florence Park, 2121 10th Street in Berkeley for a “Step up for Breastfeeding” – World Chest/Breastfeeding Week Celebration! Families will be social distanced with blankets to sit on the grass. They will receive a picnic item from each of the health resource tables present along with program information. Participants will also receive free diapers, books, photograph, free cooking demo and lactation information, schwag and support from the “Ask an IBCLC” table!

Here are our tables:

  • City of Berkeley
  • Welcome table- sparkling water
  • “Ask a Lactation Consultant”- milk cartons
  • Tobacco Prevention/Lead Poisoning Prevention- fresh tangerines
  • Black Infant Health- still water bottles
  • WIC/CalFresh- salad w/ cups & forks (FOOD DEMONSTRATION!)
  • Nutrition/Heart2Heart- fresh bananas
  • COVID vaccine info- goldfish crackers
  • Tentative: Oral Health- food TBD

Community Partners:

  • Narika- string cheese
  • Berkeley Food Network- pop up free produce stand!
  • Alameda County Food Bank- food TBD
  • Alameda County Breastfeeding Coalition- breast cupcakes
  • Berkeley Baby Book Project- pirate’s booty
  • Bananas- DIAPERS! - food TBD
  • Tentative: Kiwi Pediatrics

It should be a fun event for parents, babies and the community!

Click flyer below to enlarge.

Questions? Please contact City of Berkeley WIC at wicprogram@cityofberkeley.info or 510-981-5136.

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