I go in monthly….
Vincent Newborn Necessities is an outreach program in partnership with the Vincent Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Massachusetts General Hospital, providing clothing and other essentials for mothers and infants of the Chelsea Health Care Center. Our Vincent/MGH doctors indicated a dire need for the patients they see at the Chelsea Health Care Center, and in response, we created Vincent Newborn Necessities to supply basic necessities to those patients and their soon to be born Vincent babies. Newborn Necessities was created in the spring of 2009 and has quickly become an anticipated monthly event by the women in Chelsea.
Many of the women we meet are recent immigrants; most are uninsured, unemployed, and homeless (some in shelters, some not). We go to Chelsea once a month with new and gently used maternity clothes, baby clothes (0-24 months) and diapers. The women get to “shop” for themselves and their baby without having to pay.We work with approximately 35 families per month and the number increases as word spreads. We collect gently used clothing from our members, their family and friends, and various local stores. However, we are constantly in need of donations and would appreciate your help. are particularly in need of clothing for newborns to 6 months, and diaper wipes in tabletop or travel sizes (not bulk).
— Elisabeth Comer
The stories of these women are heart-breaking, and their need is unfathomable Your help is greatly appreciated.
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