The VFW Post 10047 National Military Service, Nellis Red Cross and Adopt-a-Serviceman are hosting Boots and Booties a military baby shower for expecting moms. The shower will be held on Saturday October 19, 2013 in Las Vegas for approximately 200 new and expecting mothers who have deployed partners or are active-duty servicewomen. All military branches of services are invited to participate. The event will include gifts from the local community and flowers from expectant fathers. Individuals or companies wishing to donate may drop off new baby items at VFW Post 10047 between August 1st-October 15th.
Baby Shower Donations Requested Are:
Baby Clothes (Boys, Girls, Gender Unknown 3 months up to 18 months in size) Baby Girl Hair Accessories-Bows, Headbands, and Handmade items! Baby Socks, Baby Shoes .Bath Tubs and Bath Toys. Bibs, Utensils, Bottles Books Car Seats-Infant and Toddler Cloth Diapers-Example gDiapers, FuzziBunz, bumGenius, Econobum etc. Cribs Diaper Bags. Diapers size 1, 2 or 3; Baby Wipes Gift Cards-Example Babies R Us, Wal-Mart, Target High Chairs Strollers.Toys (Stuffed Animals-Rattles) Travel Size-Baby Shampoo, Baby Conditioner, Baby Lotion.
(Any new baby items no matter how small will be accepted and are appreciated. I’m sorry but we are unable to accept used baby items).
Drop Off Locations (Drop off any new items or email Jody to coordinate pick up):
From August 1st-October 15th you can drop off any new unwrapped baby items at:
VFW Post 10047 - 4337 Las Vegas Blvd North Las Vegas, NV 89115 Red Cross Office-Nellis AFB. Contact: For more information or volunteer opportunities, please contact: Jody Shervanick, Boots and Booties Baby Shower Coordinator at[masked] or via e-mail at [masked]
This is a wonderful opportunity to give back to our men and women in the military. Please sign up as a volunteer or give a donation. Send monetary donations to Jodie Shervanick at the above contact information. Call and she will give you an address.
I am a volunteer every year if possible and it is heartwarming to attend the event. Most of these ladies are alone in Las Vegas and have no family around. Their husbands are deployed overseas.