In today’s society, more and more families are living in poverty because of the economy. When you think about ways to help these families, your first thoughts may be how to provide them with food or shelter, especially if they have babies or toddlers. You don’t think about providing the family with diapers.read more
On any given week, Brandon’s group home for foster children runs through 400 to 600 diapers.
With 25 babies staying in the five homes at A Kid’s Place, the need is constant, said Mary Berg, the resource manager for the center that cares for sibling groups taken from their parents’ homes.
That same need is constant in homes across the greater Brandon area, where some parents struggle to pay for diapers that will keep their babies dry and comfortable throughout the day.read more
Debi Rucker is urging schools, churches and businesses to host diaper drives to help fill the need.
In the past six months, hundreds of needy moms have received free diapers for their babies and toddlers, courtesy of the FishHawk Ranch-based nonprofit, Blessed Bottoms.
But the need continues to grow. That’s why founder Debi Rucker is urging churches, schools and businesses to host diaper drives this summer.read more