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A note from Alexa:
With two young children of my own, this project is near and dear to my heart. All babies deserve a safe, healthy and warm start in life. And all new moms deserve the most basic of care for their babies. It is my hope that, together, in our own small way, we can make a big impact on 25 newborn's first days.
Thank you for your support!!
VML Unites in Support of Refugee Children - VML Offices Chicago - Fundraising Goal: $9,000
The Filippiada Project
Raising Funds for Newborn Starter Kits
Challenge: Refugee camps are overwhelmed by the huge swath of care they need to provide. Newborn babies are no exception. For many new mothers, the only supplies they receive are three diapers a day for their little ones. Think about that: three diapers. That's it. No wipes. No soap. No onesies. No blankets. No place to sleep.This often means that babies do not have the essentials they need to stay healthy, safe and warm.
Purpose:We want to help alleviate this problem. Your donation will help fund an Newborn Starter Kit, which includes the following necessities: baby wipes, diapers, moses basket, bedsheets, lotion, shampoo, diaper cream, powder, onesies, bibs, hats, bottles, mittens, pacifiers, nail clippers, blanket, soft toy, swaddle and a baby bathtub.
Each kit costs ~283 euros or ~$318USD. Our goal is to raise enough money to fund 25 kits.
Any additional funds will go toward the
purchase of strollers, which provide safe
passage and a safe place to sleep for the
most vulnerable of refugees.
Location: Epirus Region between Albania
One Refugee Child operates at a 6% expense/94% contribution structure. The 6% covers mandatory wire transfer fees, tax and audit and other legal fees/IRS. We are all volunteers working with great passion and strength to make the biggest impact possible on the lives of these children.