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Diaper Bank

The Short Years Diaper Bank provides diapers to any qualifying families experiencing need in Warren County.  The Diaper Bank also serves qualifying Parents as Teachers families in Dallas and Madison Counties.  

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Why a Diaper Bank?

The Diaper Bank meets a critical community need. Consider these stats:

  • 1 in 3 US families needs help paying for diapers. 

  • Infants need up to 12 diapers per day, and toddlers about 8.

  • Disposable diapers can cost $70 to $80 per month per baby.

Families already struggling financially have difficulty keeping diapers in stock for their little ones. With your help, we can alleviate this financial strain and make sure our community's most vulnerable citizens have these most basic needs met.

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How to Get Involved

Drop Off Diapers

Diaper donation bins are available at the following locations:  Indianola Public LibraryNorwalk Easter Public LibraryCarlisle Public Library, and Milo Public Library.  We hope to continue to add donation boxes throughout Warren County.  

Host a Diaper Drive

Diaper drives are great projects for groups of all kinds—student councils, church groups, families, and more.  Contact volunteer coordinators to learn more!

Volunteer

Volunteers are the heart and soul of what we do! Click here to learn about volunteer opportunities.

Sponsor

Sponsors are critical for the operation of the Diaper Bank. Contact the Diaper Bank to learn more.

 

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Monthly Pick-Up

The Short Years Diaper Bank is available to any family living in Warren County who meets the income requirement and to qualifying PAT program participants in Madison and Dallas County.  Diaper pick-up is every month on the fourth Thursday between 8:00-11:00 a.m. AND 3:00-6:00 p.m. Registration is required every month.  

A few things to note:

  • Only a parent or legal guardian may register for diapers; however, you are encouraged to arrange for a friend or family member to pick up on your behalf if you unable to attend.                

  • ​We are not able to accommodate requests for specific brands or training pants.

  • The Diaper Bank makes every effort to accommodate diapers sizes Newborn through size 7, although availability is limited to stock on hand. Please register each month to help guarantee size availability. 

  • This program is intended to be supplemental, diapers distributed may not meet all your diaper needs.

  • If you have an immediate need or unique situation, please contact us at diaperbank@shortyears.org.

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