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Covid 19

Covid-19 Like many charities, COVID19 has had a huge impact on the way we work, in particular how we receive donations. Usually we accept preloved and new items at our storage in Maidenhead. To reduce the risk to our vounteers and core team, we are open only for...

Hooray for Volunteers!

Hooray for Volunteers It's no exaggeration to say that referrals have exploded at The Baby Bank in the last year. Since January we have helped nearly 1000 people! Obviously, this is too much for the core volunteers to manage so we are thrilled that more people are...

Referrals are now even easier!

Hi everyone! Just to let you know that we’ve been working hard on improving the efficiency of our referrals process and today a new form went live. It’s powered by Google Drive forms so we receive instant notification of referrals and can track them. All very geeky...

It’s been a busy summer!

It’s been a while since my last post which is because we have been busy helping local families. The number of agencies referring to us has increased and we now work with our fantastic community midwives, Family Friends, Windsor Foodshare, Frogmore House and the Army...

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18 hours ago

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Please remember we are closed today (Friday 3rd February) so unable to take any donations. We are back open Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9:30-12 next week ... See MoreSee Less
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1 day ago

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Our Thankful Thursday post goes to the fabulous GoodGym Windsor and Maidenhead team. This delightful group volunteer their time to help the community via local charities, schools & many other organisations to carry out physical tasks to benefit others.They’ve been supporting us at The Baby Bank since 2020 with a variety of jobs, including the very labouring task helping us move premises last March. If the group sounds like something you’d like to get involved in, contact the lovely Amy Lovell via their Facebook, Instagram or website page. www.goodgym.org/v3/areas/windsor-and-maidenhead ... See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

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We’ve had a specific request for a buggy suitable from newborn thay has space for an oxygen tank. We were thinking something like this might work. Does anyone have something like this they’d happily donate that might work for the family? 🤞 ... See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

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Please note we are closed for an offsite meeting this Friday (3rd Feb) so we are only open for donations today (Monday) and Wednesday this week 9:30-12We are currently in need of 💙 Baby boys & girls 0-3m winter clothing💙 Baby boys & girls 9-12m winter clothing 💙 Baby boys 12-18m & 18-24m winter clothing💙 Girls 3-4yrs, 4-5yrs, 5-6yrs & 6-7yrs, 8-9yrs, 10-11yrs & 11-12yrs winter clothing💙 Boys 4-5yrs, 8-9yrs, 10–11yrs, 13-14yrs & 14yrs+ winter clothing 💙 Shoes/trainers for adults size 5-10💙 Toddler beds, cots and cot beds💙 Double buggies, stroller prams and travel systems We kindly ask all clothing is freshly washed and in labelled sorted bags by age and gender.All items need to be under 10yrs old and in a good to go condition. Many thanks ⭐️ ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

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⭐️⭐️⭐️ Thankful Friday ⭐️⭐️⭐️Wow!We have had 122 hot water bottles ordered & 89 blankets just off our Amazon wish list. This doesn’t include all of the ones that were dropped off this week to our storage premises and other warm items purchased since Monday. We are so overwhelmed with the support our campaign has received. Each hot water bottle has included a safety note to ensure it is used safely by the family it is being gifted to. Just think of how many children will be warmer because of your generosity 🥰 ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

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We loved having this team in from BMC Software on their volunteer day. Checking donations were clean and in a ready to go condition which meant we were able to put requests together quickly. Thank you so much! ⭐️ ... See MoreSee Less
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