Community Baby Shower Sort-A-Thon

The Community Baby Shower Sort-a-Thon, presented by Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford, supplies 500 expectant and new mothers and their babies with a basic supply of items that every newborn needs. 

Our 2023 goal is to collect 15,000 diapers, 1,000 packages of wipes, 500 blankets, 500 bottles, and 500 onesies. Donations will be distributed to the following local organizations: Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford, Nurses for Newborns, Rutherford County Health Department, Portico, Stonecrest, Holloway High School, Smyrna High School, Nurture the Next, Safe Baby Court, and Cannon County Health Department.

Baby Shower Sponsors

2023 Collected Items Intake

Drop off all collected baby items during the following times.

February 15th from 12:00 - 4:00 PM

February 16th from 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Patterson Park Community Center
521 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37130


2023 Sort-a-Thon

All previously collected items will be sorted and packed on February 17th from 9:00 - 11:00 AM.

Patterson Park Community Center
521 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Designated collection sites will bring their collected items to Patterson Park Community Center on Wednesday, February 15 between 12 pm-4 pm or Thursday, February 16 from 8:30 am-12:00 pm. Volunteers are needed to assist with unloading, counting and sorting items as they are delivered. Click here to sign up for an intake shift.


On Friday, February 17 at 9 am, we will hold the Community Baby Shower Sort-a-Thon at Patterson Park! Volunteers are needed to stuff bags with collected baby items then load bags to be distributed. Click here to sign up for a sort-a-thon shift.


*Volunteer spots are limited. 

Designated Collection Sites:

Murfreesboro Water Resources Department

  • 300 NW Broad St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Wilson Bank and Trust

  • 3110 Memorial Blvd., Murfreesboro, TN 37130
  • 2640 S. Church St., Murfreesboro, TN 37127
  • 710 NW Broad St., Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  • 4195 Franklin Road, Murfreesboro, TN 37127
  • 210 Commerce Drive, Smyrna, TN 37167


  • 615 Memorial Blvd., Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  • 724 President Place, Smyrna, TN 37167
  • 417 South Lowry St., Smyrna, TN 37167

Town of Smyrna Justice Center

  • 400 Enon Springs Road East (The drop-off box is located inside the records lobby)

Old Time Pottery

  • 480 River Rock Blvd., Murfreesboro, TN 37128

  Boys and Girls Club of Rutherford County

  • 198 Culbertson St., Smyrna, TN 37167

  Cumberland Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics  

  • 277 Veterans Pkwy A, Murfreesboro, TN 37128
  • 1540 Rock Springs Road Smyrna, TN 37167

  Regions Bank 

  • 805 Memorial Blvd., Murfreesboro, TN 37129
  • 301 S Lowry St., Smyrna, TN 37167

  Volunteer State Bank 

  • 2019 Memorial Blvd., Murfreesboro, TN  37129



All items should be new and for ages newborn through 6 months. 

  • Diapers
  • Wipes
  • Blankets
  • Bottles
  • Onesies

Click here to view the wish list