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…”
Celebrate WPDB’s Fifth Birthday with us! Purchase your tickets! This is not your ordinary birthday party! We will be served High Tea at the stately Twentieth Century Club, 4201 Bigelow Blvd., Oakland, on Saturday, September 30, at 2 p.m. Music by local jazz pianist Rick Gallagher. Local artist Kait Schoeb will be creating a painting with attendees that will […]
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.)