Thursday, March 13, 2014

Every Mother Counts Collecting Items for Ugandan Mothers

From the Every Mother Counts website

The non-profit Every Mother Counts, based in New York City, is collecting items for their "Every Mother Kit Drive." The kits will be sent to Uganda to help support mothers and mothers-to-be, providing them with basic items that many women struggle to access.

According to their press release, here’s what each Every Mother Kit needs:

  • Items should be put into 1 (preferably) or 2 gallon –sized sealable plastic bags. 
  • Baby blanket (new or gently used) 1-2 cotton baby sheets (new or gently used, crib size, fitted or not fitted) 
  •  Baby hat Cloth diapers (2) &, if diapers require it, 4 large safety pins 
  • Washcloth 
  •  Gentle bar soap 
  • 2 gauze rolls (90cmX5cm) 
  • 1 box feminine pads (ultra)
Kits can be shipped to:

Every Mother Counts
180 Varick Street Suite 1116
New York, NY 10014

Please be sure to share with both Every Mother Counts as well as the WAGGGS UN Team photos and information on your fundraising if you participate!

For more info or to collaborate with our organization, you can email us at: WAGGGSUNNYC [at] gmail [dot] com

Be sure to check out the Every Mother Counts website here for more info on the kits drive as well as on the organization:

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