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Ready to Help Other Kids?

Make Gifts for Babies leaving the hospital for the first time

DURATION

30-60 Minutes

WHERE

From home!

WHEN

Throughout the year

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

Adult

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

Provides love and support to our new moms and dads!

DESCRIPTION

We are grateful to everyone who has helped us be there for the families we serve. As we face the spread of COVID-19 in our communities, we are looking at ways to thoughtfully adapt our delivery of programs and care.

The families we serve face critical illness and many have compromised immune systems. In speaking with medical professionals and social workers, the families need the services we provide now more than ever, and we are dedicated to ensuring they are not alone on their journey.

Shop and shower with gifts a newborn leaving the hospital for the first time.  Create gift bags that are gender neutral, for a boy or for a girl.  We welcome as many as you wish to make. Thank you!


ITEMS NEEDED

Clothing Gift Bag
2 or 3 outfits (bottom + top or dress/onesie) in each of the following sizes:
* Newborn * 3-6 months * 6- 9 months * 12 months
Activity Gift Bag
2 English/Spanish board/picture books.
1 baby-safe stuffed animal.
1 - 3 baby pacifiers.
1 newborn rattle.
1 chew baby toy.
Hygiene Gift Bag
2 packs of newborn diapers.
2 packs of baby wipes.
1 diaper rash cream.
Health Care Gift Bag
1 baby thermometer
1 baby nail care kit
Meal-time Gift Bag
1 set of baby utensils.
1 set of baby bowls.
1 sippy cup.
1 - 3 bottles.
Snuggle Gift Bag
1 - 2 pairs of fuzzy/cute baby socks.
1 pair of no-scratch mittens.
1 receiving blanket.
Baby Bath Time Gift Bag
1 full size bottle of baby shampoo/body wash.
1 full size bottle/tube of lotion.
1 baby hooded bath towel.


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

DROP-OFF items into the collection barrel outside the office at 2682 Middlefield Road, Suite H, Redwood City, CA 94063, between 9:00am and 2:00pm, Monday through Friday.  

Please contact us with any questions at volunteer.bayarea@therewithcare.org


NEXT STEPS

Review the Gifts for Babies guidelines.  Then follow the step-by-step instructions!


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Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.
  1. Review the Gifts for Babies guidelines. 
  2. Organize your supplies
  3. Neatly arrange your selected items in a clear gift bag, tie the gift bag with ribbon and attach a hand-decorated tag. Write on the tag your first name and a greeting: "Welcome
    little one" or "Especially for you".
  4. DROP-OFF items into the collection barrel outside the office at 2682 Middlefield Road, Suite H, Redwood City, CA 94063, between 9:00am and 2:00pm, Monday through Friday.  
  5. Please contact us with any questions at volunteer.bayarea@therewithcare.org
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