Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank

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Oct 2016

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Diaper Supply Critically Low. Donations Needed.

The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank has issued an urgent request on behalf of babies of local families in need.  Due to an unprecedented number of requests for assistance from their 30 partner agencies, the Diaper Bank’s supply of diapers is critically low and the agency is asking the community for assistance. The Western ...

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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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2016 National Diaper Need Awareness Week

Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank seeks to meet Huggies challenge during National Diaper Need Awareness Week Diaper need in Allegheny County estimated at 77,000 per day Pittsburgh, PA – Sept. 18, 2016 – The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank joins the National Diaper Bank Network in supporting National Diaper Need Awareness Week, ...

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Sep 2016

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What Does the Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank Do?

The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank provides diapers at no cost to low-income and poverty-stricken families who struggle to provide adequate diaper supplies for their children. The Diaper Bank also raises awareness of the diaper crisis in communities that may not directly see the despair created by the lack of a basic necessity for ...

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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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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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May 2016

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WPDB Goes to Washington with NDBN

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! Here’s an excerpt from a U.S. News and World Report article that posted May 12: “…The ...

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