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Baby looking over his shoulder

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Jan 2016

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Diaper Bank as a Non-Traditional Donation Idea

The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank was among agencies listed as “non-traditional” donation ideas for the holidays in a recent Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story.

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UPMC Health Plan employees with donated diapers

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Jan 2016

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UPMC Health Plan Holiday Diaper Drive

Thanks to Lynda Nolan, Amy Gettings and the colleagues at UPMC Health Plan for their idea to add a December holiday diaper drive to their holiday festivities!

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holiday diaper drive

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Nov 2015

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Diaper Drives Underway for Critical Holiday Need

Thank you to the dozens of organizations that are conducting Holiday Diaper Drives.  Holiday months are especially difficult for families so the need becomes even more critical. Among those conducting drives or donation events are the City of Pittsburgh Police, churches of the Presbyterian Women in Pittsburgh Presbytery, UPMC Health ...

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little girl in front of diaper collection

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Oct 2015

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Diaper Bank Receives Grant from IGH Foundation

The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank is grateful for  funding from the IGH Foundation Inc. to support its work in the region. IGH is a small family foundation involved with organizations both here and abroad.  The foundation has built schools, supported orphans, provided for the disabled, the elderly, veterans, victims of sex ...

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Cathy Battle speaking for Diaper Need Awareness Day

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Oct 2015

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Pittsburgh City Council Proclaims Sept. 29 Diaper Need Awareness Day

The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank joined the National Diaper Bank Network in supporting National Diaper Need Awareness Week, Sept. 28-Oct. 4. WPDB Executive Director Cathy Battle spoke before City Council on Sept. 29.  Since last year’s proclamation, WPDB has nearly doubled the number of Partner agencies distributing diapers to ...

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baby diapers

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Oct 2015

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National Diaper Need Awareness Week prompts article

News stories and a City Council proclamation draw attention to local diaper need as part of National Diaper Need Awareness Week activities at the Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank Sept. 28-Oct. 4. Read more here.

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Christian Associates of Southwest PA logo

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Sep 2015

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Churches Can Help Alleviate Diaper Need

Christian Associates of Southwest Pennsylvania called upon its members to help the Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank address diaper need by sponsoring diaper drives in their communities. Read about the Christian Associates of Southwest Pennsylvania’s call.

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piles of unused diapers

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Aug 2015

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Availability of Diapers for Families in Need Matters Greatly

The column by Connie Schultz, “America’s Diaper Dilemma” (July 26), masterfully outlined the many aspects of diaper need in our country and the challenges to families, as well. There is an estimated 77,000 diaper shortfall in Allegheny County alone. Read more.

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Jul 2015

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Diaper Bank Featured in WPXI’s “Proud to be from Pittsburgh” April 2015

The work of volunteers is the heart of the Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank.  So when a Valentine’s Day fire hit its home base — New Light Temple Baptist Church in the Hill District — many helped restore the supplies lost with donations and diaper drives.  That’s what makes WPDB “proud to be from Pittsburgh”! Read […]

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United Lender Services employee diaper drive

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Apr 2015

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March Madness at United Lender Services

United Lender Services, Robinson Township, took March Madness to a new level – collecting diapers for the Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank. The drive was initiated by employee Lisa Wilds who learned about diaper need when WPDB’s Executive Director Cathy Battle spoke at her church. United Lender Services supports employee ...

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