National WIC Association

Anna Calabaza: Delivering Healthy Foods to Santo Domingo Pueblo

November 22, 2022


Often called “Ms. WIC” and “Milk Lady” by kids in the Santo Domingo Pueblo community, Anna Calabaza is passionate about providing healthy foods to WIC families. Through her job as supervisor at the WIC distribution center, she finds joy in building community through food delivery and opportunities to directly interact with the children and families that she serves. Below, listen to Anna’s story about working through COVID-19, offering a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables for kids to try, and making WIC kids and families smile: