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Baby Kits

In areas of extreme poverty or following a natural disaster, Baby Care Kits help young mothers care for their newborn babies.

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Please be sure to send your IOCC kits to the following address:
IOCC/Church World Service
Brethren Service Center Annex
601 Main St., P.O. Box 188
New Windsor, MD 21776-0188

To assemble a Baby Kit you will need
  • Six cloth diapers
  • Two T-shirts or undershirts (no onesies)
  • Two washcloths
  • Two gowns or sleepers
  • Two diaper pins
  • One sweater or sweatshirt (Can be hand knitted or crocheted)
  • Two receiving blankets (one can be a hand knitted or crocheted baby blanket)
Items must be new and under 12 months in size.
Wrap items inside one of the receiving blankets and secure with both diaper pins.

Secure the items and pack them in a box. Secure the box with packing tape.

Clearly mark the outside of the box with the type of kit ("Baby Kit-IOCC") and number of kits that are enclosed. Apply the correct amount of postage and mail the box to the following address:

IOCC / Church World Service
Brethren Service Center Annex
601 Main St.
P.O. Box 188
New Windsor, Md. 21776-0188

Be sure to include the name of the parish, group or individual sending the kits on the box.

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