June - Harvest House Happenings

                 
 
 

Video on Ch 7 News - Nov 2013


Click here: Chan. 7 News Video

LARGE SIZE -- Bottles for Babies

Contact Us for a LARGE Baby Bottle for your Business Counter or Meeting Place

read more

Wish List

Newborn Onesies

Newborn Sleepers

URGENT NEED: CHILDREN'S UNDERWEAR, SIZES 4T THROUGH 14

URGENT NEED!   Boys Clothing, Size 5 to 14

Socks:  Baby, Toddler, and Children's sizes

Infant Car Seats with Base (less than six years old)

Car Seats (less than six years old)

Cribs with stationary sides

Pack-n-Play portable cribs

Clothing:  Especially Size 8-14

Jeans and Sweaters  (Size 5-14)

BABY & CHILDREN'S MINISTRY

We moved to our new location on April 1, 2013!

175 Jefferson Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14210

(716) 824-7818 

In 2014, this ministry gave free items to more than 5,800 children.

 

The Harvest House Ministry Center, including the Baby & Children's Ministry, Good Neighbors Health Center and New Hope Education, will be closed from Saturday, August 30 through Monday, September 1, 2014, in observance of Labor Day.

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 

Want to feel good by helping others and have fun at the same time? Join us Saturday mornings by volunteering at the Baby and Children's Ministry from 9 a.m. - 12 noon. The babies and children need you. 

For more information, or to volunteer, call Lupe at 824-7818 or Joanne at 825-0929.

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 

NEEDED: CHILDREN'S UNDERWEAR, ESPECIALLY BOY'S SIZES 4T THROUGH 14!  THANK YOU!

Every baby brings into the world

A song that has never been sung.

A hope that has never been quenched.

A chance to love and be loved and

A complete faith in us for protection.

Richard Frostman


Imagine the heartache of the mother who is not able to provide her child with something as basic as a pair of pajamas; or the shame of knowing that her child's threadbare coat no longer fits, but must last another winter.  This is why the Baby and Children's Ministry exists.  At the Baby and Children's Ministry, mothers, fathers, grandmothers, and other caregivers have their pride and dignity restored as they "shop" for the items that their children need. 

                           

On April 1, 2013 the Baby and Children's Ministry moved to our 

Ministry Center at 175 Jefferson!!


 

Lupé is ready for Christmas!!



The Baby and Children's Ministry is the largest provider of free baby and children's clothing and furniture items in the area, helping families referred by over 200 social service and health agencies.  With the exception of diapers and formula, the Baby & Children's Ministry gives away anything dealing with a baby or child, such as clothing, safe cribs, car seats, strollers, toys, books, pajamas, etc.  Most of the items given away have been donated to Harvest House through private individuals and clothing drives. 

Through the generosity of individual donors and the proceeds of the Bottles for Babies™ Campaign, we are able to purchase extra items such as safe cribs (read more), socks and underwear. This ministry is run by one paid director, Guadalupé Peña. "Lupé" is assisted by 28 wonderful volunteers. She celebrated her 11th anniversary of working in and directing the Baby and Children's Ministry on January 13, 2014. (read more)

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Due to Federal Law effective 6/28/11, the Baby and Children's Ministry cannot accept any donations of cribs that have sides that can be lowered.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

We are collecting and distributing cribs with mesh sides 

and cribs with stationary (unmovable) sides

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

The Baby and Children's Ministry will be closed on the following dates in 2014:

January 1 & 20, February 17, April 19, May 24 & 26, July 4 & 5, August 30, September 1, October 13, November 27 & 29, December 24-31 (We will reopen on January 3, 2015).