Become A
Milk Donor

Info for Healthcare Providers

How to Find Donor Milk

Who We Are

Mothers’ Milk Bank of the Western Great Lakes (Milk Bank WGL) saves tiny lives by collecting, pasteurizing, and dispensing donor human milk. We provide pasteurized donor human milk to premature and critically ill babies, distribute donor milk to outpatients, and support donor families, including those who are donating after loss.

Contact Us

Whether you’re looking to learn more about donating or obtaining life-saving donor milk, or interested in starting the conversation about working with our devoted, talented team, we’re eager to hear from you.

Take the next step and contact us now.

For any questions, please contact

Donor & Recipient Stories

Milk Donation as a Gift of Gratitude: My NICU Journey and the Power of Community

November 7th, 2023|

When our son Eli was born, he ended up in the NICU. During the early times of his stay, I thought the stress and not being with my baby 24-7 would cause me to lose my supply. Luckily my supply increased from pumping and I was producing more than double what he needed. Eventually, due to medical complications, we had

Paying It Forward: My Milk Donation Journey from Donor to Recipient.

November 2nd, 2023|

With my first son, I stumbled across the Milk Bank WGL when trying to figure out what to do with the extra milk I was able to pump once returning to work. With my second son, I learned about local informal milk sharing networks and shared with several families there. However, my third son had a rougher start and spent

From NICU to Milk Donor: Our Story of Resilience and Giving Back

November 2nd, 2023|

  Sammy was admitted to the NICU at 4 days old with jaundice. He was given donor milk while in the NICU. Although his stay was relatively brief, experiencing the NICU was extremely formative for our family. We were immensely grateful to have the option of donor milk. When Sammy got home, he would no longer latch, despite our best

Stay Connected

Find us on social media!