Tammy Turner became a mother at age 16 and was determined to break the cycle of poverty she had been born into by successfully pursuing a career in nursing.
This May, the foundation invited the community to join us in support of healthy families through its Happy Birthday Campaign. Learn more and get involved.
MLKCH has been awarded a grant to implement the Welcome Baby Program, an initiative created by First 5 LA to help give children the best possible start in life.
New mothers get five-star maternity services at MLKCH thanks to founding support from Kaiser Permanente, which provided $2 million and a wealth of expertise.
The funding supports the expansion of the MLKCH maternity services, so new mothers in South Los Angeles will be able to deliver their babies close to home.
Without MLKCH maternity services, more than half of the women in South Los Angeles travel far from their community to obtain maternity care.
The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation leads the way for South Los Angeles’ Healthy Babies, Healthy Beginnings with an early, and significant, grant.
The David & Lucile Packard Foundation awarded a grant of $800,000 in support of the hospital’s expansion of maternity services and programs.