Fill the Crib campaign wrapping up

By WEEK Producer

Fill the Crib campaign wrapping up

April 29, 2013 Updated Apr 29, 2013 at 10:36 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- The Fill the Crib campaign ends Tuesday , but it is not too late to make A donation.

All month long local businesses and community members have answered the call to support the Crittendon Center Crisis Nursery.

It offers help and supplies to families in need with young children, most of whom are under the age of six.

This annual campaign is designed to aid the center in its work and the community response has been overwhelming.

"We've seen even some folks we've never seen before come in because they've seen the advertising and they care about the cause and that's ultimately what's most important, and it's been great to see," said assistant vice president at South Side Bank Brad Mahony. "We feel as a local bank that we need to support our local community, and part of that includes supporting local families and the agencies that go about helping them."

Crisis Nursery drop boxes will be set up for donations through Tuesday.

Supplies can also be taken to the Crittenton Center in Peoria.

The address is 442 West John H. Gwynn Jr. Ave.