As 2022 comes to a close we want to say a massive thank you to every person who has volunteered, donated, funded and cheered us on this year. Baby Basics wishes everyone a wonderful Christmas and New Year! Baby Basics has supported 43662 children and their families this year.
Ukrainian mum who fled Russian rockets with toddler overjoyed at National Lottery players’ support – The Sun
Baby Basics are doing the Hour of Prayer on UCB1 every day this week (24th – 28th Oct). Tune in from 12pm – 1pm to listen.
Steel City Insider – “More people need our support, less people are able to donate” says CEO, Cat Ross
” “More people need our support, less people are able to donate” says CEO of Baby Basics UK
Leading baby bank charity, Baby Basics UK, has revealed referrals to their Sheffield centre rose by 400% in 2020 and has been increasing due to the cost-of-living crisis affecting families. ”
Our CEO, Cat Ross, spoke about the cost of living crisis on Times Radio this morning.
Listen back here from 2:46:10 onwards https://www.thetimes.co.uk/…/20221007-11669/2022-10-07
Sky News highlight issues that we are trying to tackle
“Baby Basics UK, which was founded in Sheffield, has told Sky News there are over 50 children in the city waiting for a proper bed or cot.
Demand for their help has jumped by almost a third while donations have slowed down.
“We have got babies sleeping long term in travel cots,” charity chief executive Cat Ross said. ” Read the full article below
If you feel like you can help you can donate financially here
Just this week we have supported 124 Ukrainian children & their families resettling in the UK via the #Homesforukraine scheme.
That is 1180 children in just 11 weeks but more families NEED our support.
We are running low on stock to be able to support more children, especially newborn suitable prams, sippy cups, bibs, baths & toys. Please help if you can