Tuesday, Jan. 30 | 3-5 p.m. | Women’s Center (Bridges 154)

It’s a boy, it’s a girl…it’s a new lactation room on campus! The Women’s Center is launching its new lactation room by throwing a reveal party on Tuesday, Jan. 30 from 3-5 p.m. in Bridges 154, and the whole campus is invited. To celebrate, the Campus Feminist Organization will be collecting donations of items to support the YWCA shelter, which provides a safe haven for women and children escaping domestic violence, homelessness, and other crisis situations (see below for a list of needs). Join us for creative, breastfeeding-themed cupcakes, punch and other delicious treats and learn more about the ways MSUM supports equity for pregnant and parenting students, faculty, and staff. Our lactation room was made was possible by a grant from the Minnesota PartnerSHIP 4 Health program this past fall.

YWCA Shelter Needs List:

  • AAA batteries (for infant monitors)
  • Children’s Tylenol & Ibuprofen
  • Juice – non perishable
  • Take & Toss Sippy cups
  • Plastic silverware
  • Plastic plates – MyPlate, separates food groups
  • Baby bath tubs
  • Sit-up Chairs
  • Baby Food
  • Hypoallergenic baby soap
  • Baby Shampoo
  • Children’s body wash
  • Baby lotion
  • Baby groom kit
  • New Born onesies and sleepers for boys
  • Blankets for boys
  • 4-8 oz bottles, new or gently used
  • Bottle rack
  • Hypoallergenic wipes
  • Glue sticks
  • Construction paper
  • Stickers
  • “Little People” figurines
  • Markers
  • Finger Painting Paper

Please bring unwrapped items for donation to the Women’s Center (Bridges 154) during our Reveal Party.