Life Network Foundation has inaugurated “Id F’Id” (Hand in Hand), new premises providing material assistance services for pregnant women and young families raising infants.
The opening of Id F’Id complements the holistic support services for women run by Life Network Foundation which include;
A 24/7 chat service and helpline; the ‘Dar Tgħanniqa ta’ Omm maternity home service; counselling and; community outreach services.
In the last four years more than 200 families have received regular support, and LifeLine pregnancy helpline has recently celebrated the100th baby born through their services.
Thanks to the generous support from sponsors and volunteers, Id F’Id, a flower shop, has been completely refurbished. Now finished in natural wood and making available baby clothing, items for maternity needs, as well as bedding, toys and other necessary items, Id F’Id provides a haven for pregnant women seeking assistance.
The hub will serve to enable centralisation of sorting, organisation and distribution of donated items. Baby food, hospital bag items, baby and maternity equipment, and infant clothing will supply the maternity home residents and others in the outreach programme.
Monetary donations will also be accepted towards purchasing of items needed to run the service. Id F’Id, located at 495, Triq il-Kbira San Ġużepp, Santa Venera was opened on Thursday 14th September, by CEO Dr Miriam Sciberras and blessed by the Archbishop of Malta HG Charles J Scicluna.