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MOMS Orange County names new director

MOMS Orange County, a nonprofit organization serving low-income pregnant women for 25 years, is pleased to announce Andrea Pronk-Dunn as director, strategic partnerships and communication.

A Newport Beach resident, Pronk-Dunn began her nonprofit career as the director of public relations for Goodwill Industries of Orange County. She then went on to serve as media relations officer for CHOC Children’s Hospital and later was promoted to director of foundation relations for CHOC Children’s Foundation. In addition, Pronk-Dunn has worked as a consultant, assisting nonprofit organizations secure major funding through government and philanthropic foundations. With more than 30 years of professional experience in fundraising and communications, she specializes in grant writing, specifically for healthcare, youth development, those with disabilities, foster youth and veterans. She is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton.

Andrea Pronk Dunn

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“I am honored to join the team at MOMS Orange County, and help serve the more than 3,600 vulnerable families living in our own community. I look forward to leveraging my background in philanthropic, governmental and nonprofit sectors to further MOMS Orange County’s vision of healthy babies and strong families in Orange County,” says Andrea Pronk-Dunn.

“Andrea brings a valuable skill set to our organization and is an integral member of our fund development team, says Pamela Pimentel, RN, CEO of MOMS Orange County. “We are proud to bring her on board to impact our growing organization.”

MOMS Orange County has recently been recognized by the Health Care Agency of Orange County; the Children and Families Commission of Orange County; the California Department of Health Services; and the U.S. Congress for their innovative work and impact on the health of women and babies in southern California.

For 25 years, MOMS Orange County has been helping at-risk mothers and their families have healthy babies by providing access to prenatal care, health screenings, infant development screenings, health education and referral services through monthly home visits and group classes. Mothers receive one-on-one education and support during pregnancy to help increase their chance of delivering a healthy baby. After babies are born, the focus turns to promoting their healthy growth and development so they grow up happy, healthy and ready to learn. To learn more about MOMS Orange County, visit

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