Offering Safe Paths to Health and Hope

For more information please contact: (509) 248-1800

Triumph Donate Logo Triuimph Facebook Logo Triumph Treatment LinkedInLogo

Diaper Need Awareness

Posted By :
Comments : Off


Gov. Jay Inslee’s office recently issued Triumph a proclamation for Diaper Need Awareness Week, which will run from Sept. 28 – Oct. 4.

The week will be an opportunity for community members, businesses and organizations to support Covering Baby Bottoms, Triumph’s diaper bank, by hosting a diaper drive or making a donation to the bank.

Participants can gather larger size diapers as well as u-line bags, diaper rash cream and wipes, as these are some of the bank’s largest areas of need. The businesses that would like to donate or host a drive will be included in cross marketing materials on Triumph’s website, Facebook/LinkedIn page, in the agency newsletter and any follow up coverage in local media.

If you’re interested in hosting a drive or you’d like a Triumph staff member to make a presentation about the drive for your business or organization, please call Wyatt Kanyer at (509) 853-4124 or Angelica Vasquez at (509) 248-1800 In the meantime, here are some statistics about diaper needs in Washington state:

  • 43 percent of children in Washington state are younger than six years old and live in families with income levels less than 200 percent the national poverty level.
  • Diapers cannot be bought with food stamps or WIC vouchers, making it difficult for families experiencing poverty to purchase adequate supplies for their young children.
  • Most childcare programs require a supply of diapers in order for young children to enroll.(According to Child Care Aware’s 2013 annual report, the average annual cost of child care in Washington state was $12,108, which accounted for more than 14 percent of a median household income in the state).


Junior League of Yakima, Alegria and UUCY are on board for the diaper drive.

About the Author
Web Development Manager Studio 99 Multimedia
Wordpress SEO Plugin by SEOPressor