about ndbn

By focusing on diaper need, the National Diaper Bank Network (NDBN) works to meet the basic needs of all children and families living in the United States.
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. Learn more
In The News

CBN News – August 14, 2018


NPR’s Here & Now – April 19, 2018


NPR’s Marketplace – April 10, 2018

Why diapers matter

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

By the Numbers

5.2 million

Number of babies living in poor & low-income families in the U.S.

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.


200 +

NDBN member diaper banks
help families in 48 U.S. states & 

More than 200 Million

Total diapers distributed
since 2011

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.”







From the Blog