Club Collects Baby Items in Memory of Slain Mom, Unborn Daughter

Drive honors Alisha Bromfield and her unborn daughter, Ava Lucille.

The Joliet Junior Woman’s Club and and Joliet Juniorettes are collecting new baby items and gift cards in memory of a slain Plainfield-area woman and her unborn daughter.

Diapers, wipes, bottles, pacifiers, onesies, socks, hats, bibs and clothing are being accepted now through Nov. 2 in memory of Alisha N. Bromfield, a 21-year-old expectant mother who was killed Aug. 19.

Bromfield was a 2008 graduate of Joliet Catholic Academy and studied forensic science at Western Illinois University.

The drive, which also honors Bromfield’s unborn daughter, Ava Lucille, will benefit pregnant women throughout the Joliet and Plainfield area.

Items can be dropped off between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the following locations:

  • Edward Jones Investments, Paul Kalafut - 1132 W. Jefferson Street, Shorewood
  • Kuhar Vision Care – 4970 W. Theodore Street, Plainfield
  • Easter Seals – 212 Barney Drive, Joliet
  • Will-Grundy Medical Clinic – 213 E. Cass Street, Joliet
  • Edward Jones Investments, Dave Dykstra – 60 Orland Square Drive, Suite 301, Orland Park

For additional information, visit www.jolietjuniors.org, or contact Kim Kalafut at kalafut@wgmedclinic.org or 815.726.3377, ext. 224. 


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