A Basically Babies Layette is a gift intended to communicate worth, value, respect and dignity to each family.  We want each layette to be a beautiful gift that anyone would be thrilled to receive, not just a basket full of used clothing.  We do not use items that are damaged, stained or in poor condition.  We welcome your donations of clean, good quality, gently used or new baby clothing and small infant-related items!

Where to donate:

  • Edmonton:  14839 118th Avenue, Edmonton AB  (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs only 9:00am – 4:00pm)
  • Calgary:  10, 1826 25th Ave NE, Calgary, AB (Tuesdays only 9:00am – 3:00pm)

What to donate:  Basically Babies gratefully accepts donations of these new or gently used baby items in sizes 0-24 months:

  • Snowsuits
  • Jackets
  • Sweaters
  • Outfits
  • 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)

It is important to note that there are some items we are unable to accept.  We cannot accept:

  • Stained items
  • Ripped, torn or un-mended items
  • Maternity clothes
  • Bottles
  • Formula or baby food
  • Breast Pumps
  • High Chairs
  • Strollers
  • Swings
  • Baby Furniture