Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Donations needed for community baby shower

Novant Health is looking for donated baby-related items for its fifth annual community baby shower next month. (Port City Daily/File photo)
Novant Health is looking for donated baby-related items for its annual community baby shower taking place May 14. (Port City Daily/File)

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — A group of organizations in Brunswick are partnering with Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center to host a free community baby shower.

The shower is slated to take place Saturday, May 14, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., in the parking lot of the Brunswick Medical Center. Vendors will be handing out various items: clothing, diapers, toiletries, etc. An information station on breast feeding and a place to hold car seat safety checks will be set up.

New and unopened donations are welcome from the community, to be dropped off at the medical center at 240 Hospital Drive NE in Bolivia. Items needed include:

  • Bottles
  • Sippy cups
  • Bibs
  • Clothing (newborn to 2T)
  • Diapers
  • Wipes
  • Diaper rash cream
  • Nonperishable snacks and juice
  • Car seats
  • Strollers
  • Portable playpens
  • Walkers
  • Toys
  • Books
  • Toiletries

Cash donations are also accepted by the Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center Foundation here.

More information can be found by calling 910-712-1847.

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Shea Carver
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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