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Shower of Love is

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Across the nation, 1 in 3 families struggle to provide an adequate supply of diapers and baby care necessities for their child. In St. Charles County, 2,800 children under the age of 6 live in poverty.

Shower of Love  is a community effort to collect donated baby care basics, such as diapers, bottles, and pacifiers for non-profits serving families and babies in St. Charles.  All donations are distributed to local families in need of baby items through our 10 non-profit partners.  

By donating to Shower of Love, the community helps reduce child abuse and neglect while easing the stress on fragile families in their time of need.

 100% of proceeds goes to babies in

St. Charles County.

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KMOV & Steve Harris feature Shower of Love & Fill the Ambulance for Babies. Click photo for video.

About

 

Shower of Love is a collection drive for diapers, wipes, and other baby care items. Donations are distributed to local non-profits serving pregnant women, babies, and fragile families in crisis residing in St. Charles County and Lincoln County, Missouri.

Churches, businesses, civic groups, schools, and other community members unite in "showering" babies with love. With the support of our partners, Shower of Love helps reduce the risk of child abuse and eases financial strain on parents.

Shower of Love is a collaborative partnership between the Community & Children's Resource Board of

St. Charles County (CCRB) and the benefiting agencies.  Each partner receives an equal share of donations to use for clients in the County.

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Since 2007, Shower of Love has collected $1,032,100

in donation for St. Charles County babies and parents!

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Need Help?

Shower of Love supports  non-profits serving women, children, and parents. Many of our agencies can provide temporary assistance for diapers and baby care items, or refer you to further help.

  • Birthright of St. Charles helps women facing the challenges of an unplanned pregnancy through ongoing, non-judgmental support.  636-724-1200 (St. Charles) 

  • Crisis Nursery St. Charles & Wentzville provide 24-hour emergency shelter and respite care for children ages birth to 12 and assists parents experiencing crisis or poverty.  636-947-0600

  • Nurses for Newborns provides nurse home-visiting services including education, healthcare and positive parenting skills and serve teen moms, the mentally or physically challenged, infants that are sick, and general population families in need.  314-544-3433

  • Our Lady’s Inn provides a loving home and support services for pregnant women, and their children, who are experiencing homelessness.  636-398-5375

  • Sts. Joachim & Ann Care Service assists families in crisis or who are homeless through several of their in--home intense case management programs or food pantry program.  636-441-1302

  • ThriVe St. Louis offers pregnancy-related health services, baby care supplies, and parenting and life-skill classes. 636-278-4059

  • Youth In Need's Teen Parent program supports pregnant and parenting teens with education, counseling, and other services to help them complete their goals.  636-946-5600

  • The CCRB administers a local tax fund for to children's mental health and substance use treatment services in St. Charles County.  A staff member serves as the event coordinator.

 

Ways to help the Shower of Love!

  • Volunteer

  • Conduct a Drive

  • Donate

  • Post a flyer in your bulletin, workplace, or on social media

We rely on community donations, so your efforts mean so much! 

If you would like to have Shower of Love speak with your group, please contact us for availability!

Get Involved

Contact:

Jeanne Spencer,

Shower of Love Coordinator

info@scckids.org

636.939.6200