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Antwain’s Letter

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We received this letter from a teen father working with our partner Sasha Bruce YouthBuild program. This unique program “provides academic training toward a GED, vocational classroom training in carpentry, barbering, environmental maintenance and other occupations, on-site carpentry experience and job placement in a variety of high-demand fields. Almost all graduates of the program either continue… Read more »

A Year Already?!?!

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Hard to believe, but we’ve been in the Warehouse for a year now. It seems like just yesterday we moved the first box of diapers in:                 and look at us now:                 I know, right?!?!?   So, in the tradition of… Read more »

A Whole Lotta Thanks!

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May was an amazing mont h for DC Diaper Bank’s newest program – The Baby Pantry: Food & Other Essentials. And we have eight area Whole Foods Markets and their customers and staff to thank! While diapers and wipes are always our most needed items, our families often struggle with other essentials to help their babies thrive. When we announced our plans to… Read more »

The Mother of All Gifits

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Looking for the perfect gift to tell someone just how special she (or he!) is? Well look no more! A donation to DC Diaper Bank is a great way to celebrate an occasion, a person, or a milestone. And now, we’re excited to introduce personalized certificates that you can print and share with the person… Read more »

Top Ten Ways To Give Back – Simpler Than You’d Guess!

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There have been some truly amazing and creative ways that families across the DC Metro region have given their time, money and love to DC Diaper Bank! It’s been overwhelming to see such enthusiasm for the work that we do to help families in our community.There have been lemonade stands, kids only yard sales, preschool… Read more »

Just the facts, Baby

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You like numbers? Zero to Three does. This national nonprofit focuses on the development and health of infants and toddlers, and they’re spreading the word on babies to families and policymakers – as you can imagine, we DC Diaper Bankers are big fans. We were particularly interested in Zero to Three’s 2013 State Baby Facts…. Read more »

Whatcha readin’?

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Here’s a quick recap of the articles, stats, and stories making their way around DC Diaper Bank global HQ. Parents may be spanking less, but yelling more. The Wall Street Journal talks about the aftermath of a shouting match here. Why do low income 3 year olds hear 30 million fewer words than their wealthier peers?… Read more »

Latin American Youth Center Joins DCDB!

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Latin American Youth Center received their first diapers at this past Saturday’s Distribution Day (check out Jorge with a carload of diapers!) and they will be using them in their ongoing work to help young parents and young children.  As Jorge says, “Many of our families do not have enough money for diapers….and sometimes some… Read more »