Month: March 2016

White House Takes Action to Keep Babies Clean, Dry & Healthy

The following column by National Diaper Bank Network Executive Director Joanne Goldblum originally appeared March 14, 2016 in the Impact What Works section of The Huffington Post.    Last week the White House announced a major policy initiative to help the one in three American families who experience diaper need. For someone who has spent the last 12 years working to get […]

The White House Takes on Diaper Need

NEW HAVEN, Conn., March 10, 2016—Today, the White House announced a series of welcomed steps to increase access to diapers for low-income families experiencing diaper need, including the launch of a new Community Diaper Program, as well as an increase in donations of free diapers to the National Diaper Bank Network (NDBN). The Community Diaper […]

Understanding the Impact of Poverty & Basic Needs

The following article appeared in the March 2016 issue of the Woodland Post, the newsletter for the UCONN/St. Francis Department of Family Medicine Residency Program and Asylum Hill Family Medicine Center, Inc. (Hartford, Conn.).   “I didn’t realize all the limits for federal assistance,” wrote a Family Medicine second year resident following a recent professional […]