Baby Aid Birmingham Christmas & New Year Appeal

by Baby Aid Birmingham in Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

Baby Aid Birmingham Christmas & New Year Appeal

£5,948

£10,000 target 38 days left
59% 61 supporters
Keep what you raise – this project will receive all pledges made by 12th January 2022 at 12:00pm

Baby Aid Birmingham helps children in poverty. We need your support to keep our service going this Christmas and into the New Year.

by Baby Aid Birmingham in Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

Baby Aid Birmingham was founded in March 2020 by David Barker and Nicky Brennan. With existing poverty and deprivation affecting many people in Birmingham already, and existing pressure on local food banks, the Covid-19 pandemic made things increasingly difficult for parents to provide for their young children. Sensing a spike in child poverty, we set about creating a baby bank to fill this gap before the problem grew any further.

We provide essential items to over 250 children every month. Sometimes this is a pack of nappies and baby food, but often it is a Moses basket so the baby has somewhere to sleep. At Christmas, we also provide hundreds of children with presents they wouldn't receive otherwise.

The need to support families with young children on a low income or in crisis existed before Covid-19 and will sadly continue after. We have been lucky enough to receive some grants, but until we have long-term funding, we need your support to keep us going. 

Luckily, and donations you make up to £250 will be matched by National Emergencies Trust Local Action Fund. This will help us maintain our service until we secure long-term security. Please help us by donating, and also by sharing with anyone you know who wants to help children in Birmingham 

Rewards

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£250 or more

Maximum Matched Funding

If you donate £250, the National Emergencies Trust Local Action Fund will match every penny! This will pay for essential items like clothes and food and toiletries - and even Christmas presents - for a family of children.

£100 or more

New Baby Pack

£100 will pay for a new baby pack: with clothes and toiletries and even a Moses basket so the baby has somewhere to sleep. And the National Emergencies Trust Local Action Fund will match up to £250.

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