Thank You Volunteers!

Thanks to the many hands that helped to move over 200,496 diapers to six different distribution sites for Baby Basics. These wonderful volunteers worked hard so that 315 babies each month can have the diapers they need for the next four months. A special thanks to Mimi Skilling who quietly works behind the scenes figuring out how many diapers to order, where they go and also keeping track of which sites need what sizes. We could not do the program without her skillful assistance. Again Vanderbilt volunteers step up to do a huge job with humor and care for others.





 


November 10, 2014
Annual Champagne Fashion Show

January 24, 2015
Annual Baby Basics Walking Challenge

May 2, 2015
Annual Mother’s Day Tea at the Ritz

 

 

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As a Baby Basics volunteer, I feel that I play a small part in helping parents who are working hard to bring up happy, healthy babies. Not having to buy expensive diapers allows parents to provide food and other necessities to ensure happy, healthy families.  Meeting with these families and witnessing their gratitude is a special perk of being a volunteer.Selma Flieder, volunteer

I was thrilled to have served as Honorary Chairman of the Baby Basics Biking and Walking Challenge event presented by Morgan Stanley Smith Barney at North Collier Regional Park on February 12, 2010. As a law enforcement officer and a parent, I strongly believe in the good work being done in our community by Baby Basics of Collier County.Sheriff Kevin J. Rambosk

Baby Basics is a very special nonprofit that provides diapers and caring for low income families. Diapers are a basic necessity and are very expensive. This organization relieves these families of some of their financial burdens. By volunteering, I have the opportunity to meet these families and their children, providing one-on-one contact and observing how appreciative they are.Sue Reynen, board member

I have been a Baby Basics volunteer/site manager for the past 7 years.  I love it because we can give encouragement and help to ensure happy babies through friendship to moms and dads.  We give all of our families a gracious hand-up while they are trying to do their very best.Trish Kelly, board member

Just as we were about to have our last child, life seemed to be going great.  Then my husband's company closed and we lost our house.  Baby Basics was there for me with more than just diapers.  We were a family used to giving help - not asking for it.  Thank you for helping make our life a little easier.A Program Participant