National Diaper Bank Network

about ndbn

By focusing on diaper need, the National Diaper Bank Network (NDBN) works to meet the basic needs of all American children and families.

Our mission is to raise awareness of diaper need, strengthen community-based diaper banks, and generate donations of dollars and diapers, so that all babies remain clean, dry and healthy.

NDBN Profiles

Diaper Bank of the Ozarks in Springfield, Mo. is among the National Diaper Bank Network-member diaper banks that recently received a large delivery of Huggies diapers as part of NDBN’s Diaper Distribution Program.  The program efficiently distributes to diaper banks across the country the 20 million diapers donated to NDBN each year from our founding sponsor Huggies. Local television station KYTV-3 reported on the delivery.

Why diapers matter

Without diapers, babies cannot participate in early childhood education.
Without childcare, parents cannot go to work.

By the Numbers

5.3 million

Number of American babies living in poor & low-income families

3 Fast Facts

1 in 3 American families reports experiencing diaper need.

Disposable diapers cost $70 to $80 per month per baby.

Diapers cannot be obtained with food stamps.


240 +

NDBN-Member Diaper Banks
Operating in 44 States,
D.C. & Guam

98 Million

Total diapers distributed
by U.S. diaper banks

Why diaper banks matter

“Our families are always thankful. Having diapers on a regular basis means they don’t have to make decisions between food, medicine and clean babies.”

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