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In-Kind / Goods Donations

Babies and young children come with a long shopping list! By contributing in-kind (goods) donations, you are directly providing the essential items families need to thrive. Every donation, big or small, makes a great impact!

Donation Guidelines

What We Accept
  • Condition: We are only able to accept donations of NEW, unopened, and unexpired items. Please be sure to double-check all labels on food and infant formula donations before donating. Why only new? Not everyone’s definition of “gently used” is the same, and so we want to ensure that our moms and their children are only receiving top-quality items.
  • Baby Formula: We only accept Enfamil brand baby formula.
  • Food:
  • Essentials:
  • Board Books:
What We Can’t Accept
  • Used items, even gently used
  • We are no longer accepting CLOTHING OF ANY KIND (unless new, unused baby clothing) [see below for organizations who may accept clothes or click here for more options)
  • Cribs
  • Car seats
  • Travel-sized (hotel) toiletries
  • Furniture
  • Expired food or baby formula
Organizations that Accept Used Items
  • Share Our Spare (our partner) – – (312) 877-5884
  • Humble Design (our partner–they accept furniture) – – (844) 486-2533
  • Chicago Furniture Bank – – (312) 752-0211
  • Cradles to Crayons – – (312) 767-1008
  • Dress for Success (our partner–to donate gently used professional clothing) – – (312) 527-0925
  • Salvation Army (they do pickups!) – (note: SA no longer accepts strollers, baby carriers, or used cribs) – (800) 728-7825

In-Kind Donation Receipt

To receive your digital tax receipt, please fill out the form below. You will then receive an email that you can use to value your donation for tax purposes.

Participant Privacy

New Moms takes its responsibility to maintain the dignity & privacy of our participants seriously. Therefore, we do not introduce in-kind donors to our participants.  If a donor would like to learn more about our programs or participants, we encourage donors to sign up for our eNewsletter, attend a special event, or register to become a volunteer.


If you want to drop off items, or have any questions about in-kind giving, contact our Event and Volunteer Coordinator, Jane Rasweiler, at or call 773.252.3253 ext. 135.