This project provides clothing, gear and products for infants and young children, coupled with family budgeting classes, to needy families enrolled in an early education program in the Bronx.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
This project addresses the high cost of providing for infants and young children for families living in poverty. It will be located in the Bronx, the poorest urban county in the United States. This project will; give needed resources to families, off-set the high cost of providing for infants and young children, reduce the damage to young children caused by the stress of living in poverty. It will link these families to volunteers who will teach basic budgeting to the families.
How will this project solve this problem?
Baby Buggy delivers clothing, cribs, diapers and more to families in need. By giving these items coupled with budgeting classes we help: ensure the safety and well-being of children, reduce financial stress + off-set the expense of raising children.
Potential Long Term Impact
This project will serve 60 families living in a community where over 67% of the children are born into poverty. By offering family budgeting classes and regular donations of clothing, diapers and equipment, we positively affect families’ lives.
Total Funding Received to Date: $6,962
This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.
Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $6,962 . The original project funding goal was $22,000.