The Knights of Columbus in Glendale are partnering with Bridge to Life to hold a baby shower throughout May at St. Pancras Roman Catholic Church, collecting baby and toddler supplies for moms and moms-to-be.
According to Joe Falce, a member of the Knights of Columbus, the church is currently accepting various baby items ranging from clothes and baby bottles to car seats and diapers.
“We create various charitable events or work with others in the community, providing services that are needed for mothers, supporting them in anyway we possibly can, both monetarily and with charitable donations of various forms,” Falce said.
Falce said all the items collected from the church throughout the month will go to Bridge to Life.
Bridge to Life, whose based out of College Point, is a nonprofit organization that aims to support mothers throughout New York City.
“We provide all kinds of, of assistance to women in need. We provide all baby supplies, including clothes, cribs, strollers, car seats, diapers, wipes, books, toys, and anything a child needs. All our services are free,” said Francesca Yellico, executive director of Bridge to Life.
Known for their charitable work, the Knights of Columbus/Monsignor Sherman Council #5103 in Glendale looks to giveback to the community through their fundraising events.
Residents looking to donate items can do so at St. Pancras Roman Catholic Church located at 72-22 68th St. in Glendale anytime Monday through Friday before 4 pm.