Do you have gently used baby items you don’t want to see end up in a landfill? Want to help support a new mom in need? Well, we couldn’t be happier you’ve stopped by today, because we’ve got a few solutions for you!
While Furniture Bank cannot accept any baby items for donation for redistribution to the families we serve, we’d love to help you find a good home for them. Our goal is to help you support those in need in our communities, and all the while helping our planet! As you may know, Furniture Bank cannot accept all the items you may have for donation so this is why we regularly make posts to help you find alternatives! Check out our latest article below:
When it comes to baby items, we wanted to have the latest updates on how the organizations are operating while everything is slowly reopening. And we are more than happy to share a few organizations where you can donate baby furniture and baby items to!
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The New Mom Project is operated within a community health framework with a focus to provide safe sleeping environments, safe car seats to bring baby home from the hospital, carriers or strollers to reduce isolation and provide transportation to doctor’s appointments, as well as seasonal clothing for the infant (source: New Mom Project).
Ways to support them:
> Join their private group on Facebook where you can donate your baby items to a mom in need:
> Support a new mom with a Baby Bundle:
> Consider donating to the New Mom Project: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/30903
The Diaper Bank
The Diaper Bank accepts loose, opened and new packages of diapers. They will also accept wipes and formula.
These can be dropped off at any of the following locations:
If you want to support women experiencing unexpected pregnancies and have maternity or baby clothing, basins, strollers or car seat to donate, you can now schedule your drop-off appointment in Pregnancy Care Centre in Scarborough:
ATMO Recycling Ltd
ATMO is dedicated to responsibly recycling child car safety seats in Canada. As of today, they continue to prepare for reopening in Ontario. Please send them an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
The list is not long and we will keep updating it as the things are slowly reopening.
The need for basic supplies and baby items never ends. Let’s keep supporting our local communities. Because we can.