Share Your Money


Please consider donating one of these critical items for families in need:

$25  Buys a box of diapers
$50   Buys a Share Our Spare Personal Care Kit with all the essentials to keep babies clean and healthy
$75  Buys a stroller
$100  Buys a Share Our Spare Newborn Kit with all the essentials a new mom needs for her baby
$250  Buys diapers for a year for one family

Here are other great ways to work with Share Our Spare to help Chicago families in need:

Diaper Drives
Host a Diaper Drive to benefit Share Our Spare. Local diaper drives help us collect thousands of diapers.
Whether held at home, school or workplace, individuals and groups large and small can organize Diaper Drives that have the potential to help hundreds of babies. Please contact for further information on how to host a drive.

Birthday Parties and Baby Showers
Do you already have all you need for your baby, but still want to have a baby shower? Or are you having your child’s birthday party and want to show them the value of sharing? We would love for you to consider hosting a party to benefit Share Our Spare. How does it work? Here are some tips:

  • Send out our registry link to all your friends and family:
    Here’s the link to our Amazon registry.
  • Your guests can purchase directly from the registry and we take care of the rest! Amazon ships and we thank them with a tax deductible receipt.

In addition, Share Our Spare is proud to partner with Echoage.  This is an easy and meaningful way to host a birthday party with a purpose and support the families we serve.  Find out more here.

Essentials Drive
So many essential items are not covered by federal welfare programs.  Consider hosting an essentials drive to collect our most needed newborn or personal care kit items.  This is a great volunteer projects for volunteers of all ages.

Newborn Kits Include:

  • Diapers
  • Wipes
  • Bottles
  • Pacifiers
  • Burp Cloths

Personal Care Kits Include:

  • Shampoo
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Diaper Cream
  • Towel
  • Small bath toy

Please contact for more info about how to organize an essentials drive and volunteer at our warehouse for assembly!

Bar and Bat Mitzvah Projects
Selecting Share our Spare as a Mitzvah project is a unique way to give back and celebrate your event. Our team is happy to work with you and your family to design a program that is meaningful and tangible. Some ideas include:

  • Holding a collection drive for essential baby items
  • Volunteer with friends and family at our warehouse
  • Make a monetary contribution to support the organization
  • Invite guests to purchase a new baby item from our wishlist

Please contact for more info about Mitzvah projects!

A donation of a basic essential for a child in need makes the perfect gift to honor a loved one for a special occasion.


Share Your Money