Stamford to collect baby items to support families in need

Stamford officials will collect baby items to support families in need during the pandemic.
Mayor Caroline Simmons, who just welcomed the birth of her third child last week, announced the call to action to ensure families have access to essential baby items.
Simmons is calling on Stamford residents, businesses, and nonprofits to donate diapers, baby wipes, formula, and lightly used or new baby clothes.
Beginning today, through Monday, Feb. 14, there will be drop boxes available at the following locations:
Government Center at 888 Washington Blvd.
Yerwood Center at 90 Fairfield Ave.
Ferguson Library at 1 Public Library Plaza
Ferguson Library South End Branch at 34 Woodland Ave.
Stamford Police Station at 725 Bedford St.
Star Center at 1170 Shippan Ave.
The Bartlett Arboretum at 151 Brookdale Road
The Salvation Army has partnered with the City of Stamford and the Diaper Bank for distribution of these essential items.
The Salvation Army has a diaper bank where they distribute these items every month.