By Jueseppi B.
Mother’s in poverty face a very unsettling dilemma…buy food for their babies or buy diapers. The Diaper Banks are one solution. Cloth diapers are not a solution because most mothers in poverty don’t own a washer or a dryer, and laundromats do not allow soiled diapers to be washed in their machines for sanitation reasons.
The Diaper Bank (TDB) centralizes the fundraising and distribution of free diapers to poor families through existing service providers, including local food pantries, soup kitchens, daycare centers, social service agencies and shelters. Through its extensive Diaper Distribution Network (DDN) of 66 agencies, TDB provides free diapers to poor and low-income families in New Haven, Bridgeport, Hartford, and Middlesex County.
The Diaper Banks Mission Is Threefold In Scope:
1) to ensure that families living in poverty have an adequate supply of diapers for…
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