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Our founders, two nurses working in the field of public health, noticed first-hand how more and more families are struggling to acquire the basic necessities of life in today's economy. A new baby puts an added strain on already limited resources and many babies lack appropriate items of clothing and blankets to stay warm and thrive during their crucial first year of life. Learn More...

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We are participating in the Amazon Affiliate program. This means that you can support Gently Hugged just by shopping at Amazon for things that you normally buy. Simply click the button above to go to and start shopping.

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We collect gently used or new infant clothing in sizes preemie to 12 months to distribute to needy babies in the San Diego area. Learn More...

We have several donation bins located thoughout the city. Find a donation bin near you,

Generous donations of time are also appreciated. We have volunteer opportunities available. Learn More...

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Gently Hugged has been awarded the GuideStar Silver participant award for its dedication to transparency in all aspects of its operations. Visit and search for Gently Hugged to get the most up-to-date information.