OVER 5000 MOTHERS AND EXPECTING MOTHERS ATTENDED WORLD’S LARGEST BABY SHOWER IN RICH TOWNSHIP

MOTHERS RECEIVED CAR SEATS, STROLLERS, DIAPERS, BABY WIPES, CLOTHES, AND THOUSANDS OF OTHER BABY ITEMS
John and Melissa Jackson received items at World's Largest Baby Shower. Photo provided by STH Media LLC
John and Melissa Jackson received items at World's Largest Baby Shower. Photo provided by STH Media LLC

OVER 5000 MOTHERS AND EXPECTING MOTHERS ATTENDED WORLD’S LARGEST BABY SHOWER IN RICH TOWNSHIP

MOTHERS RECEIVED CAR SEATS, STROLLERS, DIAPERS, BABY WIPES, CLOTHES, AND THOUSANDS OF OTHER BABY ITEMS


(Matteson, IL) Matteson Mayor Sheila Chalmers-Currin and Rich Township Supervisor Calvin Jordan teamed up to host the 1st Annual World’s Largest Baby Shower in the Southland last weekend that drew over 5000 attendees. The event was hosted by the In His Hands Resource Center in Collaboration with The Village of Matteson and Rich Township. The premier baby extravaganza took place on Saturday, May 4th, at the Matteson Community Center (Oakwood)in Matteson. With support from major sponsors, including Black Men United, Cradle to Crayon, and Midwest Foods, the World’s Largest Baby Shower a monumental event benefiting so many families

 

Attendees received car seats, strollers, diapers, toys, clothes, and other baby essentials. The event also featured a diverse array of vendors and resources catering to the needs of every expectant mothers and families.

 

“We were thrilled to host the World’s Largest Baby Shower in collaboration with In His Hands Resource Center Inc. and Rich Township. This event underscores our commitment to supporting expectant mothers and families in the Southland area. We are grateful to our sponsors and vendors for their generous support for assisting us in our mission to positively impact the community,” says Mayor Sheila Chalmers-Currin, Mayor of The Village of Matteson.

 

The World’s Largest Baby Shower was open to all expectant mothers and families in need. Attendees were encouraged to arrive early, as items were distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

“We are honored, grateful, and blessed for our wonderful sponsors who made this event a reality. So many expected mothers are challenged by the current economy and rising inflation. We are hopeful that these resources were of great assistance and comfort to these mothers.” says Supervisor Calvin Jordan.

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