Now this is how to kick off #DiaperNeed Awareness Week (Sept. 28 – Oct. 4, 2015)! Check out this story by Al Jazeera America on San Francisco’s efforts to fund a city-wide diaper assistance program!
“San Francisco plans to spend about $479,000 annually to distribute diapers monthly to families in need. Still in its pilot phase serving 257 families with a child under the age of one, the city says that the diaper program will be operating at full capacity by Nov. 1, at which point it will serve roughly 1,300 families with children under three years old.”
Read the full story here.
Also check out Al Jazeera’s earlier stories on #DiaperNeed.
- Diaper banks spread across U.S. to meet overlooked need
- Diaper banks provide relief for struggling parents, starting at the bottom
- The taxing problem of bringing up baby on a meager wage