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State-wide Community Baby Shower

Planned Parenthood of Illinois together with Chicago Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc., and The Little Resource Center Carbondale, is proud to take part in a state-wide community baby shower during Black Maternal Health Week, April 13 and 14, 2024. 

Wishlist fulfillment needed through April 5.

Donations Needed!

Please help make dreams come true! Consider fulfilling wishlists for Chicago, Central Illinois and Carbondale community baby showers.

Simply click on the buttons to go to the wishlists or partner organizations collecting baby items for the baby showers being hosted across the state. 

Donations accepted through April 5, 2024. 



Donate to families in the Chicago area!


Donate to families in the Carbondale area!

 Central IL

Donate to a variety of organizations across Central IL! 

Community Baby Shower and Storyteller Event

Community Baby Shower on April 13, 2024 in Chicago and Carbondale. Storytelling event in Central Illinois on April 14, 2024.

Please join us for a community baby shower and select from a variety of needed baby items including clothing, bottles, diapers, toys and furniture. 

Chicago Baby Shower

Urban Prep Englewood, 6201 S. Stewart 

April 13, 2024 | 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. | 

Enjoy a full day of activities and resources including welcome, panel, networking + resource fair, lunch + giveaways.


Carbondale Baby Shower

New Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 803 N Robert A Stalls Ave.


Join us as we discuss Black Maternal Health in Southern Illinois in recognition of BMMA Black Maternal Week. Learn more about resources in the area, participate in giveaways and engage in conversations with experts and advocates.

April 13, 2024 | 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. |


Champaign Storytelling Event

Storytelling event 

Enjoy a panel discussion with birthing doulas, giveaways and other community resources 

April 14, 2024 | 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. |

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