Coalition Holiday Wishlist

Dec 2, 2013  •   Written by Erin Addington   •  no comments

holidayThe NEFL Healthy Start Coalition has plenty to be thankful for this holiday season, but many of our participants still need support and assistance. Please consider making a monetary contribution or donating needed items to the Coalition to make sure families in Northeast Florida are healthy and every baby has a healthy start.

Contact Sara Rieger at 904.723.5422 x103 or srieger@nefhsc.org for information on how to donate.

Items Needed:

  • Gift cards to Publix, Winn Dixie, CVS, Walgreens or Walmart
  • JTA bus passes
  • Gas cards
  • Personal hygiene items: shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, soap, etc.
  • Household products: cleaning supplies, paper towels, toilet paper, etc.
  • Items to reduce stress: candles, small journals and pens, small inspirational/meditation books, stress balls, etc.
  • Diapers
  • Car seats- new
  • Pack N Plays- new

These items will encourage:

– Women of child bearing age in our Magnolia Clinic to attend smoking cessation, stress relief, healthy living, STD prevention, pregnancy prevention, safe sleep and life course classes.

– Teens to participate in our 4Me Teen Health Project which teaches teens about sexuality, healthy relationships, STD prevention and pregnancy prevention.

– Fathers to attend our Responsible Fatherhood Initiatives, which teach men about the important role fathers play in a family and how to be a dad.

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