I am a medical student at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and I am part of a student organization that pairs medical students with low-income, low-resource expectant mothers to support them as they go through the routine of ultrasounds and prenatal appointments.
Many of these new moms do not have the means to afford new clothing during their pregnancy, and so they are left finding creative ways to make the clothes they have fit their growing bellies (i.e. using a rubber band to hold their jeans shut without zipping it, or cutting a slit in the back of their shirts to make more room for their growing belly). We have decided to start collecting donations of *NEW or LIGHTLY-USED* maternity clothing and accessories (maternity pants and tops, leggings, bras, dresses, jackets, belly bands, etc.) to help these patients feel more comfortable for the nine months of their pregnancy.
If you have any new or lightly-used maternity clothing (if lightly-used, please wash first!) that you would like to donate, we would be happy to have it!Â Please see ourÂ KorahÂ section in the menu above for details on how to get it to us.
If you do not have any clothing to donate but would like to support this cause, please consider donating to ourÂ GoFundMeÂ page! All proceeds will be used to purchase maternity clothing for patients who cannot afford it themselves.
Thank you for your compassion,