Spring Into Service This Sunday with BHA: Bring New or Gently Used Children’s Books, Clothes, Strollers, Etc. to Pierrepont Playground

From the Brooklyn Heights Association:

May 1, 10:30 AM | Pierrepont Playground

Building on the success of last year’s inaugural event we are bringing our day of service back – this year bigger and better!

The BHA is offering you a few different ways to support our community, along with other Brooklynites in need. Here are some of the ways you can get involved:

Donate gently used children’s supplies

From 10:30am to 12:30pm on Sunday May 1st at Pierrepont Playground, the BHA will be hosting a book drive for the Brooklyn Book Bodega. Bring us your gently used and new books for ages 0-18 including foreign language, dual language, and nonfiction books. Please no religious, textbooks, activity books, encyclopedias, broken, or missing pages books. Here is a list of popular book requests. If you would like to volunteer to help us sort and organize the books as they come in please email us at info@thebha.org .

We will also be collecting children’s items for Little Essentials which offers at-risk families living in poverty urgently needed children’s supplies and parenting education to promote the health, wellbeing and safety of their children under five years of age.

We can accept:

• Diapers (opened packs are okay).
• Wipes, diaper cream, baby body wash (unopened).
• New/unopened infant hygiene items like shampoo, soap, etc.
• Spring/Summer Clothing and shoes (size newborn to 5 years) – we cannot accept off-season clothing.
• Pack ‘n plays and bassinets.
• Car seats – infant, toddler, booster (click here to review waiver) sanitized/no crumbs or stains.
• Baby carriers and slings.
• Strollers – single and double (no jogging strollers; sanitized/no crumbs or stains; snap and go strollers must come with car seat).
• Ikea and Fresh Direct bags – new/used bags needed for transporting items to the families we serve.
• Paper towels (unopened) and rubber bands.

Please keep in mind all items should be new or very gently used.

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