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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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Mar 2017

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Reverend Phillip Battle spoke with WESA-FM about how the Pittsburgh Foundation’s Small and Mighty Grant helps small nonprofits continue their work.  

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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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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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Cathy Battle and Pastor Battle receiving the Celebration of Caring Award

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Oct 2016

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Diaper Bank Recognized for Care for Children

The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank received a  2016 Celebration of Caring Award from Northside Common Ministries.  The award honors a community organization that, through volunteer efforts, lives out the NCM mission to serve the needs of the area’s homeless and hungry. The Diaper Bank was selected for “dedication to assuring ...

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Sep 2016

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Diaper Need Awareness Week Drop-off Sites

The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank joins the National Diaper Bank Network in supporting National Diaper Need Awareness Week, Sept. 26-Oct. 3. Help us meet the Huggies 250,000 diaper challenge! Diapers can be dropped off at the following sites: Diaper Bank headquarters, New Light Temple Baptist Church, 2546 Centre Ave., Hill ...

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woman holding a diaper cake

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Jul 2016

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Diaper Bank Raised Awareness at Carnegie Library Extravaganza June 5

The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank took advantage of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s summer reading program kickoff Extravaganza to reach the thousands of families who attend this annual event. Executive director Cathy Battle and Board member John Hurst greeted families, shared information about diaper need, networked ...

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Jul 2016

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WPDB Now Accepting Baby Wipes

National Diaper Bank Network (NDBN) founding sponsor Huggies is donating 22 million Huggies Wipes to NDBN and its member diaper banks, including the Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank. NDBN says body cleansing products – including wipes – are the second-most distributed items and further promote hygiene. While diapers are still ...

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