Want to help address #DiaperNeed in your community and help make more people aware of this hidden consequence of poverty? Doing so shows support for diaper banks and helps get more diapers to more babies who need them to remain clean, dry and healthy.
Here’s a list of things you can do today to help National Diaper Bank Network (NDBN) and local diaper banks throughout the U.S.!
Host a Virtual Diaper Drive
A virtual diaper drive allows you to activate your social network and challenge your friends to help. These can be set up via crowdfunding websites such as StayClassy.com or GlobalGiving.com. The funds generated help support the work of diaper banks. You can also set up a fundraiser to support NDBN here.
Organize a Diaper Drive
Mobilize your school, organization, church or business and hold a diaper drive to benefit a local diaper bank or agency. Information on how to hold a diaper drive is located under the “Take Action” button.
Diaper banks have lots of moving parts, and volunteers are needed to make it all work, whether it’s repackaging and inventorying diapers or providing professional expertise. Contact a diaper bank in your community to find out how giving a little bit of your time can make a big difference. Visit nationaldiaperbanknetwork.org to find a diaper bank near you.
Donate to a Diaper Bank
As nonprofit organizations, diaper banks rely on the generosity of the community for financial support. A directory of local diaper banks is maintained by the National Diaper Bank Network on its website www.nationaldiaperbanknetwork.org.
Use #DiaperNeed in Social Media
Fans of social media—Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and other social platforms—can share experiences and raise online awareness of diaper need by using the hashtag #DiaperNeed. Follow the National Diaper Bank Network on Twitter (@DiaperNetwork) and Facebook (facebook.com/nationaldiaperbanknetwork) and share NDBN updates with your network.