Founded in November 2010 as the first diaper bank in Wake County, The Diaper Train provides diapers to low-income families. Committed to improving the lives of babies and toddlers, the program is run by volunteers and serves 1,000 individual children each month.
In 2010, they distributed 65,000 diapers to crisis centers. Currently, they provide diapers to partner agencies and to individual families, with an average yearly distribution of 500,000 diapers.
Did You Know…
- WIC and Food Stamp programs do not cover diapers.
- Diapers can cost a family nearly $100 a month per child.
- 1 in 3 parents has had to choose between buying diapers and food.
- Most childcare centers, even free and subsidized facilities require parents to provide a day’s supply of disposable diapers.
Let’s help the Diaper Train at Saint Saviour’s Center
During the month October, FPC will be collecting Diapers & Wipes. Drop off donations in Edge Lobby.