Press Room


Background and Fact Sheets

National Diaper Need Awareness Week

  • 8th Annual National Diaper Need Awareness Week Slated for September 23 – 29, 2019

Position Statements

  • TANF and State-Funded Initiatives Offer Solutions to Addressing Diaper Need in America
  • Cloth Diapers Can Offer Viable Solution for Some Families in Diaper Need



  • Poverty Is Sexist, by Joanne Goldblum


News Releases

March 13, 2019

The National Diaper Bank Network (NDBN) has named 28 community-based diaper bank programs in 20 U.S. states as recipients of the 2019 Funds for Change grants, the only national, competitive grant program dedicated solely to supporting nonprofit organizations that distribute donated diapers to families struggling with diaper need.

January 31, 2019

National Diaper Bank Network uses GoFundMe grant to get 750,000 diapers to diaper banks supporting federal workers impacted by the recent government shutdown.

November 28, 2018

Every 3-pointer made by Dallas Mavericks’ Wesley Matthews this NBA season will spark a diaper donation to National Diaper Bank Network.

 November 2, 2018 

Diaper banks help get clean diapers to the 1 in 3 families who struggle to provide enough diapers to keep a baby clean, dry and healthy. 

October 11, 2018 

Disposable diapers are among the first items families with young children need when displaced by a major disaster such as Hurricane Michael. 

September 24, 2018 

1 in 3 U.S. families struggles to provide enough diapers for their baby. Proclamations, diaper drives and activities slated for Diaper Need Awareness Week.

May 1, 2018

Alliance for Period Supplies to Distribute Millions of Period Products to Individuals in Need through Support of Founding Sponsor U by Kotex.

March 12, 2018

23 Community Diaper Bank Programs Named as 2018 Funds For Change Recipients

October 13, 2017 

California becomes first U.S. state to provide families with assistance of $30 per month for diaper costs for children under three years old. 

July 19, 2017

Huggies® and National Diaper Bank Network recognize Martina McBride’s commitment to improving the lives of children and families.

 May 17, 2017 

McBride urges parents to make everyday moments memorable in playlist of 25 family-friendly songs and early learning tips.

March 7, 2017

Only national, competitive grant program dedicated solely to supporting community-based diaper banks in the U.S. marks its third year.

July 1, 2016

Nearly 350,000 donated diapers, as well as feminine hygiene products, toilet and tissue paper, and paper towels, are being distributed to flood victims.

March 10, 2016

The White House calls for increased access to diapers for low-income families experiencing diaper need 

January 14, 2016

29 community-based diaper banks named recipients of National Diaper Bank Network’s 2016 Funds For Change Initiative.