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Working with the Fresno EOC Foster Grandparents Program has been a very good learning experience in my life.  This experience is changing my life day by day in the way to see, to analyze things, situations before coming to the conclusion of any situation that I am facing in my personal life: at home, my relationship with my family, grandchildren, etc.  My experience at the Local Conservation Corps (LCC) helps me to build and improve
Foster Grandparent Program
The vision of our CEO Brian Angus once again made many families and children very happy at Fresno EOC WIC’s Second Annual Easter Event which took place on April 12th at our own Executive Plaza courtyard. On behalf of Fresno EOC WIC, we would like to say thank you to the many volunteers who generously contributed their time and resources to making this event successful. Without their enthusiasm and dedication, the Easter Event would not
WIC
To celebrate the contributions of Cesar Chavez in the Central Valley, 6 corpsmembers and staff from the Fresno EOC Local Conservation Corps/YouthBuild Charter School of California attended the Cesar Chavez Day of Service at the Cesar Chavez National Monument in Keene, California.  Our service day assignment was weeding and general beautification of the Cesar Chavez Memorial Garden. Along with our service, we also had the opportunity to visit the museum and learn more about Cesar
Local Conservation Corps
As one of the leading local health plan providers in the Fresno area, CalViva Health has engaged in a promising partnership with Fresno EOC WIC to provide crucial services to our participants. Collaboration efforts have led to a successful monthly Baby Shower Event hosted at the CalViva offices and is attended by Fresno EOC WIC members. On January 28th, 2014, at one of the Baby Shower events, CalViva health proudly donated $6000 to fund outreach
WIC
Each year The Corps Network honors Local Conservation Corpsmembers whose accomplishments and personal stories exemplify the positive role that Corps serve for individuals and communities nationwide. This year we are proud to announce Fresno EOC’s Local Conservation Corps member, Edgar Galvez, was selected to receive this prestigious national award. Edgar went from federal prison to earning his high school diploma, attending Fresno City College, and is now employed earning almost $19 per hour. We congratulate Edgar on
Local Conservation Corps
It’s that time of the year again. Flu season can be a stressful time for new mothers who are breastfeeding. The common misconception by most mothers is that they cannot breastfeed when they are sick. It is a very logical concern to have but believe it or not, most illnesses do not require mothers to stop breastfeeding! Whether it’s the common cold, flu, fever or stomach flu, mothers can nurse without worrying that they’ll make
WIC
Congratulations to our Fresno EOC WIC Breastfeeding Resources Program team on being one of three got milk? 20 Awardees in the Central Valley! The WIC team assists mothers and families in creating healthy habits starting at birth! “We are excited to receive this recognition from the California Milk Processor Board & got milk? for our exemplary community service efforts in support of breastfeeding,” said Jack Lazzarini, Interim Director for Fresno EOC WIC. “This award will
WIC

August 12, 2013

Saved by Breastfeeding

On November 1, 2012, a Middle Eastern couple and their two-week-old baby came to a Fresno EOC WIC office to enroll. Shortly after arriving, the child began to cough and appeared to have difficulty breathing. Parents spoke nervously in their native language and picked up the newborn with hopes that the coughing would subside. The face of the child began to turn red and the child’s limbs turned blue. Experienced WIC Nutrition Assistant, See Lee,
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