Monday, July 4, 2022

Baby formula drive and distribution underway

WILMINGTON — The nationwide baby formula shortage has put the City of Wilmington into action.

Starting May 27, the city is hosting a formula drive and distribution to put supplies into the hands of families. Donations are being accepted at the City of Wilmington Fit for Fun Center (302 S 10th St.), an indoor play center for youth from birth to age 5.

According to a press release, staff will hand out formula on a first-come, first-serve basis. Families can take one container per day.

Donation drop-off and pick-up times are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m. – noon.


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Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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