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Pittsburgh Penguins fans donate diapers

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Mar 2015

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Burgh Baby Diaper Drive Succeeds Despite Brutal Feb. Weather

Thank you for your support of the Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank’s 2015 Burgh Baby Diaper Drive in February.   We are grateful to donors, donation sites, and partners Diary of a First Time Mom.com and the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. We collected a total of 5,777 diapers for children and 461 for adults and ...

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Jefferson award

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Mar 2015

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WPDB Founders Receive Jefferson Award

Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank founders Pastor Phillip and Cathy Battle have been selected to receive a 2015 Jefferson Award presented by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette to honor individuals for their achievements and contributions through public and community service.

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diapers collected after fire at Diaper Bank

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Feb 2015

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Feb. Diaper Drive Continues Despite Church Fire

 The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank will continue to collect diapers and donations as part of its February Burgh Baby Diaper Drive.  A fire on Valentine’s Day at New Light Temple Baptist Church that houses the Diaper Bank occurred several days after an initial 12,000 diapers from the drive were already distributed. Read the ...

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saturday light brigade

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Feb 2015

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Pastor Battle promotes Diaper Bank on SLB Radio Network

Pastor Phillip Battle, WPDB founder and board president, was a guest on the Feb. 7 edition of The Saturday Light Brigade.  SLB is a morning public radio program that blends acoustic music, live performances by youth and adults, participatory puzzles, on-air telephone calls, and interviews with other community-based nonprofits ...

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Pastor and Cathy Battle on the Lynne Hayes-Freeland show

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Feb 2015

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WPDB on the Lynne Hayes-Freeland Show

Pastor and Cathy Battle discuss the Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank on the Lynne Hayes-Freeland Show. Watch their interview.  

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Pastor Battle and Cathy Battle on KDKA

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Jan 2015

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WPDB on KDKA

Pastor Philip Battle and Executive Director, Cathy Battle discuss the diaper need and upcoming diaper drives on KDKA, Watch the KDKA interview.  

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pile of diapers

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Oct 2014

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Provide Diapers to Children Living in Poverty

Originally posted in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette All families should be able to provide the basic health and hygiene of a clean, dry diaper Not a day goes by that some innocent child is caught in the throes of an abusive home life, as a recent state report noted (“ Reports of Child Abuse Rise Across […]

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Pastor Battle carrying diapers

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Oct 2014

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Hill District ‘Bank’ Takes In, Gives Out Diapers

Originally printed in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Bryttney Johnson-Dukes has grown used to stretching her paychecks, shopping for essentials at discount stores each month for her and her 2-year-old daughter. But even though the Trafford woman, who plans to pursue a cosmetology license, remains optimistic about the future, she worries ...

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