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On this episode, we revisit the issue of diaper need and discuss the latest data on its impact on infants, toddles, and their caregivers. Our guests include Jeannie Higdon, Program Manager at Brightpoint, and Lee Ann Porter, Executive Director of Loving Bottoms Diaper Bank in Galesburg. They discuss what a lack of diapers means for their communities.
For more information about Brightpoint’s Crisis Nurseries, visit our website.
For more information on how diaper need impacts families, read the National Diaper Bank Network’s 2023 Diaper Check.
To contact your legislator to ask them to support our efforts, please visit our website and fill out the form on the bottom of the page.
Brightpoint will be hosting a Diaper Drive in our Southern Region in recognition of Diaper Need Awareness Week. The donations will be used to support the families in our various programs. For more details, visit our Facebook page.
State Senator Lakesia Collins will be hosting her annual diaper drive on Monday, September 18th from 11 AM – 4 PM at Beelove Café (1111 S Homan Ave, Chicago IL). For more details, visit her Facebook page.
To learn more about Brightpoint, visit our website at http://www.brightpoint.org