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VNA/SCC’s Nurturing Families Network Delivers Gifts Donated by EBP Supply Solutions

VNA/SCC’s Nurturing Families Network Delivers Gifts Donated by EBP Supply Solutions

New Haven (December 23, 2013) – John R. Quinn, President & CEO of the Visiting Nurse Association of South Central Connecticut (VNA/SCC) recently announced that the Nurturing Families Network of the VNA/SCC would be delivering holiday gifts donated by EBP Supply Solutions of Milford.

The Nurturing Families Network, a state-funded program available in 16 towns in New Haven County, works in partnership with first-time parents facing the challenges of parenthood by enhancing their strengths, providing education, and creating community connections.

Joseph LoPresti, Vice President, Human Resources, and Kelli Carbone, Accounts Payable Associate at EBP Supply Solutions organized the holiday drive on behalf of Nurturing Families Network that provided gifts for children of these first-time parents, based on the age, gender, and wish list of each child. 

Nurturing Families Network Home Visitors picked up the gifts at the EBP Supply Solutions office in Milford, brought back to the VNA/SCC office in New Haven to be wrapped. They will be delivering the gifts to over 60 joyful children in time for the holidays.

Pam Lorenzo, Program Manager & Clinical Supervisor for the Nurturing Families Network commented, “I am so deeply appreciative of our relationship with EBP Supply Solutions. They have adopted the Nurturing Families Network for many years now and their generosity has brought happiness to so many children and families.”

For more information about the Nurturing Families Network, please contact Pam Lorenzo at 203-859-6059 or plorenzo@vnascc.org. 

About VNA Health Systems

VNA Health Systems is comprised of the Visiting Nurse Association of South Central Connecticut (VNA/SCC) and CareSource, Inc.

Founded in 1904, the VNA/SCC, which is the original VNA of New Haven, Milford, East Haven, and the Valley, is a state licensed, non-profit, community-based home health care agency. The VNA/SCC staff consists of highly skilled nurses, therapists, medical social workers and home health aides. A vital resource to the communities it serves, the VNA/SCC provides a wide range of specialized clinical services, community programs, the Nurturing Families Network and subsidized care, (through the Valley United Way and First Niagara Foundation) to those who are in need. The agency employs over 150 staff members, has an average daily census of over 855 patients and makes over 132,000 home visits per year. The agency is the founder of the Nightingale Awards for Excellence in Nursing. The VNA/SCC is supported in part by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Valley United Way, United Way of Milford, First Niagara, and corporate sponsors and individual donors. To learn more about the VNA/SCC visit www.vnascc.org.

CareSource strives to maximize the quality of life for its clients and their caregivers in the home and health care settings. Their services include homemakers, companions and live-in aides. To learn more about CareSource visit www.caresourceinc.org.

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