Bay area Soroptimist invite you to bring it all to the mall for our community babies. We are proud to host this event to help meet the basic needs of our Community Babies. The Oregon department of Human Services has a Baby Closet at its offices on Newmark where emergency items are stored to meet our community needs. The following are suggested donation items for newborns to toddlers: Our 2012 focus is Disposable diapers in larger sizes , Baby oil, Pacifier, Receiving Blankets/Quilts, bottles, Baby Powder, Baby Shampoo, Baby Wipes, knitted booties/hats/etc. T-shirts/onesies, pajamas, q-tips, baby toys, socks. Any of these items would be greatly appreciated as they would truly make a new baby and mother feel the warmth and care of the community. If you are interested in sponsoring a child, donations can be dropped off at the Newmark Center or Coos Bay VIsitor Information Center,cash donations that will be used to purchase special items for children may be sent to Department of Human Services, attn: Community Outreach, 2210 Newmark Avenue , Coos Bay, OR 97420. Checks my be made out to Community Outreach.
For more information on how you can get involved or volunteer to assist with individuals in poverty, you can contact the Department of Human Services at 541-888-7174. If you have questions about he Community Baby Shower, call Celine Qualman 541-888-9799 ext. 2117