Santa Fe New Mexican | Village Closet Hopes to Fill Need

Raising a child is arguably more costly than ever.  That’s why Many Mothers–a local nonprofit that offers support to families with newborn babies or recently adopted infants–decided to launch its latest project, The Village Closet. The closet seeks to bridge a gap by providing donated baby items to low-income families. A baby carrier that would have cost $100 in a retail store can be purchased for $10.”Parenting is stressful in general, and when our basic needs aren’t met, it gets even more stressful.” The hope is that the closet “helps decrease that financial strain…and then that improves the child’s wellbeing.”

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