Lebanon Safe Haven Baby Box Dedicated on October 4, 2023

The Lebanon Safe Haven Baby Box, located on the outside of Fire Station 41 at 601 N. Broadway, was dedicated on October 4, 2023. The box gives parents the option to safely, securely and anonymously surrender their newborn if they are unable to provide care. The dedication ceremony acknowledged individuals who played a vital role in bringing this project to fruition, including Tom and Bonnie Ariss who were major donors for the project. Those in attendance at the dedication ceremony included Lebanon City Council, State Representative Adam Mathews, Monica Kelsey with Safe Haven Baby Box, and project donors Tom and Bonnie Ariss.

 The Lebanon location is the 1st Safe Haven Baby Box in Warren County, the  10th  in Ohio, and the 170th in the country.

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