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Cleveland Angels puts out urgent call to help newborns in foster care

Posted at 7:58 AM, Apr 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-03 07:58:09-04

CLEVELAND — Right now, there is an urgent need to help newborns in foster care. The nonprofit Cleveland Angels provides wrap-around support for foster families.

They say in recent days, there's been an increase in children needing safe homes immediately -- especially infants heading straight from the hospital into foster care.

They say foster families who don't typically care for newborns are stepping in to help, but don't have all the necessary items.

That is why Cleveland Angels is putting out the call for help.

Here is the wish list, and please note, these items must be new and unopened:

  • diapers of all sizes
  • bottles
  • infant sleepers
  • pacifiers
  • diaper bags
  • crib bedding
  • formula
  • baby wipes
  • detergent
  • soaps
  • sanitizer
  • grocery gift cards
  • target gift cards

They have also set up an immediate donation drop-off site at their office. It will be Saturday, April 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The address is: 1 American Road, Brooklyn, Ohio

They say tables and boxes will be set up. So, no in-person contact is required.

Here is their Amazon wish list here.

Here is a link to their website where you can donate directly to the Angel Relief fund set up they say to help address the immediate need.

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