New Baby Equipment Bank

Posted: June 23, 2017
Category: Charities , Charity , Children , Families , News

 

New Baby Equipment Bank

The new Baby Equipment Bank at “Oasis of Life Church” is now taking donations of baby equipment ahead of opening for business in July 2017.

It will work on the same basis as the SCM Basics Bank taking in equipment as donations and giving away for free to those in need.

The Baby Equipment Bank can be contacted on: babyequipment@rccgsouthampton.org  or 07442 212911 (Checked and answered Mondays 10:30 to 15:30)

 

 Where can you donate?

Baby equipment and bedding can be donated at Oasis of Life Church (http://www.rccgsouthampton.org/ )

Mondays 10:30 to 13:00 and Thursdays 11:00 to 13:00

 Oasis of Life Church, Unit 7 (next to ‘On the Tiles’ showroom)

Millbrook Industrial Estate, First Avenue, Southampton, SO15 0LJ

 

For the initial period people can also drop off baby equipment and bedding donations at the Southampton City Mission warehouse (http://www.southamptoncitymission.co.uk/ )

Monday to Thursday 09:00 to 16:00 (would be good to ring first 023 80 550435)

 Southampton City Mission, Unit 5, Second Avenue Business Park, Southampton, SO15 0LP

 

 What can you donate?

The Baby Equipment Bank will NOT be taking baby clothes as this is already catered for by:

 

Examples of what they would love to receive are:

  • Baby linen and toiletries
  • cots
  • beds
  • Moses baskets
  • basinets
  • changing bags and mats
  • pushchairs, prams, buggies and strollers
  • safety gates
  • car seats
  • changing units
  • baby baths
  • highchairs
  • sterilisers
  • bottles
  • baby monitors
  • Bumbo seats

They will not be accepting or donating baby walkers and will unfortunately have to refuse any broken or badly worn equipment.

We will announce opening dates, times, how to refer and access before the Baby Equipment Bank opens in July.