Detroit nonprofit helps mothers during baby formula recall, shortage

Good News Notes:

Nationwide baby formula shortages and Similac recalls are having an impact on Metro Detroit mothers and babies.

Destined for Greatness, a nonprofit mentorship organization that has stepped up to serve the needs of families across Detroit, has been working overtime to help moms feed babies since the start of the pandemic.

On Monday (Feb. 21) Local 4 spoke to Tiawanna Stewart, the mother of a 3-month-old girl. Over the weekend, she said she realized the Similac formula she had was part of the recall.

She turned to Destined for Greatness for help.

Executive Director Shadora Ford became emotional when she described the call she got from Stewart, who said she had nothing else to feed her baby but whole milk….”

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