The National Diaper Bank Network’s (NDBN) inaugural Lobbying Day activities were a huge success as diaper bank leaders from around the country gathered in Washington, D.C., May 11 – 12. Pastor Phillip and Cathy Battle were among them!
“…The National Diaper Bank Network is lobbying Washington about the issue (diaper need) this week, pushing for the passage of the Hygiene Assistance for Families of Infants and Toddlers Act. The bill would provide grants to states that create programs to cover diapers. Federal funds from Temporary Assistance for Needy Families or from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as food stamps, do not currently go toward this purpose…”
Baron Batch, “The Artist” and a Pittsburgh-based entrepreneur, describes his art as “a mixture of pop art and expressionism.” (redbulletin.com) Some may have seen his “FREE” art drops — pictures of giveaway paintings on Instagram and Twitter, with clues to find them. He graciously donated this original piece to be auctioned by the Western Pennsylvania […]
Vera Bradley-Holiday Drive
Date: November 26, 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Vera Bradley, South Hills Village
Christ United Methodist Church-Holiday Drive
Date: December 4, 2017
Location: 44 Highland Rd. Bethel Park
Did You Know?
Without diapers, a parent cannot enroll a child in daycare, preventing them from seeking employment and/or education, continuing the cycle of poverty. (Food Stamps cannot be used for diapers.)