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Council Members Lurvey & Zuckerman Partner with Local Community Organizations for Empower Moms: Essential Support Drive

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Council Members Lurvey & Zuckerman Partner with Local Community Organizations for Empower Moms: Essential Support Drive

North Hempstead, NY – Council Members Veronica Lurvey and Peter Zuckerman are excited to partner with Harmony Healthcare Long Island, Hofstra University, and the Women’s Diversity Network for a Perinatal and Infant Donation Drive. This initiative aims to provide essential items and support to expectant mothers and families in need throughout our community.

“I invite all our residents to join with me in contributing and helping those in need,” said Council Member Lurvey. “By lending a helping hand, we can make a difference in the lives of new mothers and their children.”

“We encourage everyone to join us in supporting new moms and moms to be,” said Council Member Zuckerman. “We have convenient donation drop off locations throughout the Town making it simple and easy to help out.”

Harmony Healthcare Long Island’s Perinatal & Infant Community Health Collaborative (PICHC) connects the community to much needed resources and support. They strive to help individuals on their pregnancy journey from prenatal care to post-partum care. This includes education, workshops, and support groups.

The Women’s Diversity Network (WDN) works to create positive change through unity and collective work. They are leaders in creating events and promoting actions that help provide services needed by women and their families. WDN strives to create a platform to celebrate diversity and a network of women helping women.

As part of the Perinatal and Infant Donation Drive accepted items for infants and babies include:
• Baby wipes
• Baby clothing/ Layette
• Baby blankets
• Baby carrier
• Swing
• Strollers
• Travel Bag
• Bodysuit / Onesies
• Baby Soap / Shampoo
• Baby Towel & Washcloths
• Baby Monitor
• Baby Mittens & Hats
• Bathtub
• Baby Teether
• Board Book
• Bibs and Burp Cloths
• Changing Pad and Cover
• Cool Mist Humidifier
• Diaper Rash Cream
• First Aid Kit
• Fitted Sheets
• Pacifiers
• Thermometer & Nail Clipper

Items for mothers include:
• Cozy Socks
• Jacket & Coats
• Maternity Pads
• Maternity Clothes
• Nipple Cream
• Nursing Pads
• Nursing Pillow
• Perineal Cooling Pad
• Postpartum Recovery Kit

Donations will be accepted from Wednesday, October 25, 2023, through Tuesday, October 31, 2023, at the following locations:

• Town Hall – 220 Plandome Road, Manhasset – Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• “Yes We Can” Community Center – 141 Garden Street, Westbury – Daily 7 a.m. to 8:45 p.m.
• Michael J. Tully Park – 1801 Evergreen Avenue, New Hyde Park – Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
• Port Washington Adult Activities Center – 80 Manorhaven Boulevard, Port Washington – Daily 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For more information, please call 311 or 516-869-6311.

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