Term Diaper Donation Programs
Code TI-1800.1500-180
Definition Diaper banks and other organizations that collect unused diapers and distribute them to local agencies (often food banks) that provide services for families in need. Their objectives are to provide a consistent supply of diapers and wipes to ensure that families living in poverty have an adequate supply for their infants and toddlers; to raise community awareness that "basic human needs" include diapers and that these needs are not being met for children living in poverty; and to advocate for policy reform so that diapers are included in the definition of and provision for the "basic human needs" of families.
Created 3/6/19
Changed 3/6/19
Use References Diaper Banks
See Also References Diapers (BM-6500.1500-150)
External Classification Terms Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking Foundations N.E.C. (NTE T99)
Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other (NPC T01)
Volunteers/Donations (CAN VO-900)
Volunteers/Donations (AIRS VO-900)
Related Concepts Children and Youth
Philanthropy and Volunteerism
Facet Service
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