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Cribs for Kids Durham

 
$50.00 contributions
1 donors

Raised: $50Remaining: $1950

WELCOME BABY strives to strengthen families with young children, ages birth to 5 years, by providing accurate child development information and emotional and practical support. Current research confirms that supportive family life is the greatest factor for a child’s success in school.

The goal of Cribs for Kids Durham is to:
  • ensure a safe sleep environment for all newborns
  • reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
  • ensure that every parent has a crib that needs one
WELCOME BABY, a parenting support and education program of the Durham County Cooperative Extension has become a National Cribs for Kids® chapter. This self-sustaining non-profit program purchases and distributes new Pack-n-Play® porta-cribs at a discounted price for parents in need in the Durham community. Each family receives Cribs for Kids safe sleep training before receiving a crib. All cribs are purchased through private, tax-deductible donations from the community.

In order to be eligible, parents must receive a referral from an authorized healthcare provider or social worker. Children must be between the ages of 0-6 months. Cribs are distributed on a first come, first serve basis and is contingent on continued program funding.
 
Welcome Baby is a program of Durham County Cooperative Extension, supported by funds from Durham’s Partnership for Children, a Smart Start initiative, and
Durham County Government.

 
Cribs for Kids Durham fundraising efforts operate under the auspices of the
N.C. Agricultural Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization.  
 
 
 


                                                                    


     
Cheralyn S donated $50.00

Updates and Donors' Comments

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I love Welcome Baby and Cribs for Kids! They do great work helping Durham Families who need it most. Keep up the good work, Ladies!