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Day 3 – My Local Diaper Resource is…

Flats Challenge 2021

May 17 – 23, 2021

Day 3 Topic: My local diaper resource is…

If a family in your community struggled to afford diapers, where could they get diapers?

I want you to find out what agencies supply diapers for young families and where you can refer your friends who might be the 1 in 3 who can’t afford clean diapers. 

This could be a disposable diaper bank or it could be a cloth bank. It could be a local charity group or womens shelter. 

If you don’t have a local resource recognize that. You can also take the moment today to highlight other conversations like national support banks or how to start a diaper bank. I will more information on this coming in the next few months. 

Share a link in the comments to your content – blog, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, or other. 

Content Creator’s Include:

The Flats & Handwashing Challenge is an annual event dedicated to raising awareness about the accessibility of cloth diapering.

This year’s challenge is hosted by the Cloth Diaper Podcast. To learn more visit https://www.clothdiaperpodcast.com/flats-challenge #FlatsChallenge

I decided to write about my local cloth diaper support superhero – Pearl. She provides cloth diapers to families in my region, and you can learn about it on my Northern BC Specific mom blog – http://www.northernbcmoms.ca/where-to-donate-cloth-diapers-in-northern-bc/

Check out these posts on Instagram for additional resources and to learn more about diaper support

 

Romi shares about Panaleras Solidarias in Argentina 

 Clothbum_2nd_time_mum shared on IG about how she used WhatsApp to connect with new parents

Kate shared on Facebook about her passion for taking over the local diaper bank The Cloth Project

Heavenjiana shared a few diaper banks in Texas that she’s donated too and supports for cloth diapers.

The mums in New Zeland shared about the Gift-A-Bum PIF Nappy group that started and supports parents.

 

Since 2010

This Challenge was originally started by Kim Rosas at Dirty Diaper Laundry

Diaper Need

Because 1 in 3 american families struggle to afford diapers

Supporting Each Other

This event is one way the community has come together.

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Cloth diapering is not about rules but about our own strength as parents to do the best we can for our children with the resources available.