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Phillip and Cathy Battle on the Lynn Hayes-Freeman show

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Sep 2017

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KDKA-TV’s Lynne Hayes-Freeland Show

Cathy and Pastor Battle were guests on KDKA-TV’s Lynne Hayes-Freeland Show that aired  Sept. 16-17 to promote National Diaper Need Awareness Week (Sept. 25-Oct.1). Watch their interview here.

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three babies holding hands

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Sep 2017

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WPDB Supports National Diaper Need Awareness Week 2017

Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank celebrates its 5th anniversary supporting National Diaper Need Awareness Week Diaper need in Allegheny County estimated at 74,000 per day  The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank joins the National Diaper Bank Network in supporting National Diaper Need Awareness Week, Sept. 25-Oct. 1. The Western ...

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WPDB Executive Director Cathy Battle with Senator Pat Toomey

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Jul 2017

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WPDB Executive Director Meets with Sen. Pat Toomey

WPDB Executive Director Cathy Battle met with Sen. Pat Toomey about supporting the Diaper Bank through H.R. 1143 Hygiene Assistance for Families of Infants and Toddlers. She met with him while in the nation’s capitol to attend the 45th Annual Jefferson Awards Ceremony on June 22 in Washington, D.C. The 2017 Jefferson Award was ...

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250,000 diapers donated from Huggies

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Jun 2017

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WPA Diaper Bank Rises To Huggies Challenge

A tractor trailer delivering a quarter million Huggies diapers rolled into the Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank’s warehouse, 301 N. Braddock Ave., Point Breeze,  at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, June 2 , as the result of the Huggies challenge of 2016. Teen volunteers and others from local churches will be on site to unload them for ...

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Allegheny County Sheriff Courtyard water fountain

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May 2017

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Allegheny County Sheriff Mullen Hosts May 8 Diaper Drive To Aid Families In Need

Allegheny County Sheriff William P. Mullen is hosting a diaper drive to benefit the Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank on Monday, May 8, from 10 am to 2 pm at the County Courthouse, 436 Grant Street, downtown.  Diapers will be collected in the courtyard, with an alternate indoor location in case of rain. The Western Pennsylvania […]

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Pampers diapers with Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank donation sticker

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Mar 2017

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WPDB Among Small And Mighty Grant Recipients

The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank is among the recipients of the Pittsburgh Foundation’s Small and Mighty Grant this year. Read the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s full article to learn more about the grant and it’s recipients.

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Cathy Battle with diapers at the Diaper Bank

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Mar 2017

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WPDB Featured In National Publication As “Success In Philanthropy”

Recently, the Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank was featured in national publication as “success in philanthropy.” Follow the link to read the story from the Washington Monthly.   *Photos by Josh Franzos, 2017, for The Pittsburgh Foundation

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Rev. Phillip Battle in front of Pittsburgh police car full of diapers

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Dec 2016

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Holiday Diaper Drives Help Fill Critical Need

Diapers are critically needed  year round but especially during the holidays and winter months. Thanks to the following agencies and companies for sponsoring holiday diaper drives: Pittsburgh Bureau of Police – second year UPMC Health Plan – second year Bookminders – new GMK Dance Studio – new   It’s not too ...

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heart shaped word cloud about volunteering

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Nov 2016

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8 Ways To Give Back

It is important to find activities that your whole family can do together. Volunteering is a great option that also teaches kids that they can make a difference in their community. Kidsburgh details 8 great ways families can give back during the holidays. The WPDB is one of the featured nonprofits. Read 8 ways Pittsburgh family ...

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pile of diapers

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Oct 2016

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Diaper Supply Critically Low. Donations Needed.

The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank has issued an urgent request on behalf of babies of local families in need.  Due to an unprecedented number of requests for assistance from their 30 partner agencies, the Diaper Bank’s supply of diapers is critically low and the agency is asking the community for assistance. The Western ...

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