The group spent their Tuesday getting ready for a yard sale. Among the funds will likely be used to purchase objects like blankets, preemie garments and automobile seats.
HOUSTON COUNTY, Ga. — MOMS Membership of Warner Robins is internet hosting a fundraiser to learn untimely infants on the Beverly Knight Olson Youngsters’s Hospital.
Whenever you’re anticipating a child, there’s lots of pleasure. Choosing a reputation, shopping for garments, and extra, however some dad and mom won’t be capable of take their child dwelling instantly.
Morgan Miller, a nurse at Atrium Well being Navicent, says infants can keep within the hospital for months.
“NICU stands for the neonatal intensive care unit. We get any infants which might be born untimely, in addition to some time period infants that will have a motive to return over right here and get care from us,” stated Miller.
MOMS Membership of Warner Robins got here up with an concept to assist Navicent’s NICU.
The group spent their Tuesday getting ready for a yard sale. Among the funds will likely be used to purchase objects like blankets, preemie garments, and automobile seats.
Each Amanda Cross and Marion Dwyer had untimely infants in order that they noticed the necessity firsthand.
“Have been simply attempting to assist these dad and mom, as a result of we have seen a few of them they can not even afford the fundamental objects that the infants want and the nurses they spend a number of their very own cash for these households for his or her sufferers, and I feel it is one thing that simply must be extra supported,” stated Dwyer.
Miller says this implies quite a bit — their unit stays at capability.
“We do have an excellent want for this stuff. We’re largely at all times full. We’re so grateful for the mothers group for placing this yard sale collectively and serving to us out,” stated Miller.
Kristin Gandy and Sara Fowler say $500 raised from their yard sale will go towards opening a brand new neighborhood pantry.
“So many people are so centered on caring for different folks, that we simply really feel like, ‘Hey, I could make an affect in the neighborhood at giant,'” stated Gandy.
The group remains to be in search of a location for its second neighborhood pantry –they’re in search of permission from a neighborhood enterprise to make use of the surface of their constructing.
The yard sale will happen at Christ Chapel positioned at 3328 Moody Street in Warner Robins this Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and on Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. If it rains, the occasion will happen inside.
You possibly can join with MOMS Membership of Warner Robins by way of Facebook.