Needed Baby Items
Our Baby Boutiques for new moms and dads are stocked entirely by donations of new or gently used items from our local community. You can make a huge difference to a family right here in Colorado Springs through your donations!
The items listed below are always helpful for the families in our parenting education programs. Items most urgently needed currently are in bold.
- Milk based baby formula, especially Gentlease or store brand equivalent
- Size 3, 4 and 5 diapers
- New/gently used summer pajamas – sizes 12, 18, 24 months and 3T
- New/gently used summer shirts or whole outfits – size 6-9 months and 3T
- Temporal thermometers
- Baby food
- Baby shampoo/wash
- Baby lotion
- Baby food—fruit, veggies
- Baby cereal
- Board books
- Bottle brushes
- Burp cloths
- Children’s board books
- Clothing – newborn to 3T (new or gently used); tops or whole outfits (no pants at this time)
- Crib sheets
- Diaper bags
- Diaper rash cream
- Formula (milk-based)
- Nail clippers
- Nipple cream
- Nursing covers and scarves
- Nursing pads
- Onesies, sizes 12, 18 and 24 mos.
- Outlet covers
- Pajamas, especially sizes 12, 18, 24 mo/2T, and 3T.
- Preemie clothes
- Sippy cups
- Sleep sacks
- Temporal thermometers
- Towels for babies and toddlers w/ hood
- Toys for 0-24 months
- What to Expect When You’re Expecting books
We are not in need of maternity clothes or wipes at this time. If you have maternity clothes you’d like to donate, please consider donating to the Life Network Family Thrift Store instead!
Donations are accepted at the following locations and hours:
- Galley: Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; 3700 Galley Road, 80909; (719) 355-1186
- Westside: Tuesday – Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; 3925 Centennial Blvd, 80907; (719) 623-2870
- Fountain: Tues, Wed, Fri, Sat 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thurs 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; 97 Widefield Blvd, 80911; (719) 591-5221
We also have an online baby registry at Baby List where you can purchase and ship new items to our center! This list is hand-picked with our most-needed items in appropriate sizing. Check it out here.
While we appreciate all considered donations, we cannot accept all baby or toddler items and reserve the right to decline certain donations or redirect them to our Thrift Store. Here are a few items we cannot accept:
- Used cribs & mattresses (any size)
- Used weight-bearing or safety items, such as highchairs, car seats, swings, bassinettes, Pack & Plays, strollers or furniture
- Any walkers or exersaucers
- Used breast pumps
- Used baby bathtubs & potty chairs
- Stained, smoky, or hairy items