Donating Baby Clothing & Supplies

******Baby Donation Process during COVID-19: AN UPDATE*****

Basically Babies (Edmonton) is receiving donations of baby items in a “contactless” and “curbside” manner on Wednesdays only from 8:00am – 4:00pm. Please follow all signage and directions to place all inventory donations in our cargo van that will be located in front of our office/warehouse at 14839 118th Avenue, Edmonton. (Donations MUST NOT be left outside!) Please see below for a detailed description of items that we accept and items that we do not accept.  Please also note that we continue to fully deliver our Layette Program as we “outfit newborns in need.”  Thank-you in advance for your donations…we are so grateful!

Basically Babies (Calgary) has moved!  Our new location (10, 1826 25th Avenue, Calgary) is also receiving donations of baby items in a “contactless” manner in the back of the Basically Babies warehouse every Tuesday from 9:00am-3:00pm in a designated area. Please also note that we are unable to take donations directly into the front of the warehouse due to strict COVID protocols and would request that you strictly comply with this to protect our staff, volunteers and layette recipients,  We continue to deliver our Layette Program during this  time as we “outfit newborns in need.” Thank-you in advance for your donations…we are so grateful!

A Basically Babies Layette is a very practical gift that is also intended to communicate worth, value, respect and dignity to each recipient family.  We know that each layette is a beautiful package that anyone would be thrilled to receive. Therefore we use items of excellent quality that are immaculately clean, meticulously pressed and mended and beautifully colour-coordinated in each Layette. Quality and excellence are key! To put these beautiful Layettes together we welcome your donations of clean, good quality, gently used or new baby clothing (Sized 0-24 months) and small baby supplies or items! These include:

  • Snowsuits
  • Jackets
  • Sweaters
  • Outfits
  • Pants
  • Shirts
  • Dresses
  • Undershirts
  • Sleepers
  • Hats
  • Mittens
  • Slippers
  • Socks
  • Shoes (size 0-6)
  • Receiving blankets
  • Warm blankets
  • Storybooks
  • Bibs
  • Towels
  • Toys – appropriate for newborn-24 months
  • Stuffed animals – up to 24″
  • Baby Shampoo (New)
  • Baby Lotion (New)
  • Baby Soap (New)

(Please be aware that we are UNABLE TO ACCEPT car seats, baby seats, baby swings, high chairs, strollers, walkers, baby furniture, maternity clothes, breast pumps or very large baby items.)

We would be pleased to accept baby clothing and supply donations during the following modified hours in the cargo trailer outside our warehouse in Edmonton – Wednesdays ONLY please!  

  • Edmonton:  14839 118th Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta
    • Drop-off Hours:  Wednesdays only 8:00am – 4:00pm in the cargo van located outside the Basically Babies warehouse

 

Basically Babies (Calgary) located at #10, 1826 25th Avenue NE is also receiving donations in a “contactless” manner in the back of the warehouse every Tuesday.

  • Calgary: 10, 1826 25th Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta
    • Drop-off Hours: Every Tuesday from 9:00am-3:00pm at the back of the warehouse only