EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14/CBS4) — Grace Christian Center, on behalf of the Arlington-based non-profit organization Seasons of Change Incorporated, will be providing families with free baby care products as part of its Blessed 2 Give (B2G) campaign.
Between Thursday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m., families with newborns, infants and toddlers up to 36 months, as well as expectant and adoptive parents can visit Grace Christian Center at 820 Raynor Street in El Paso and “shop” around for items they might need.
Grace Christian Center’s Sarah Garcia told KFOX14/CBS4:
[Grace Christian Center] does a lot of outreach within the community — we have grocery giveaways, we try to see the need and meet the need — so when [Seasons of Change] reached out to us about this, we definitely wanted to be a host site for them.
Some of the items that will be available include diapers, baby wipes, blankets, and various hygiene items.
“With everything going on, the prices have gone up a lot and these things are necessities for the families,” said Garcia. “A lot of parents need these things but they are not able to afford it, and it’s been really hard for them. So if we can help provide it in any way to bring relief to those needs, then we want to help them.”
Meanwhile, in addition to free hot dogs for attendees, other local agencies such as El Paso Early Childhood Intervention, PDN Children’s and the Westside Pregnancy Center will be on hand, providing more freebies and important information.
“We understand that this is bringing real relief right now, but maybe some [parents] need more resources in the future. We didn’t want it just to stop here so they can continue to receive things and get the connections that they need,” said Garcia.
Given that it takes about 10 minutes to register, Grace Christian is urging people to do so beforehand, as to mitigate any bottlenecks during the event.
To register, fill out the form here, or call Grace Christian at (915) 544-7400 for more information.
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