A huge thank you to all of our incredible donors who helped us smash our fundraising target for the 2016 Seattle Foundation GiveBIG
Thanks to the generosity of our community we were able to raise an amazing $37,620 to help keep kids in our community safe, warm and dry.
“Enjoy” the GiveBIG Gross-out Gallery
Diaper Need – The Facts
10,000 children under 3 years old live below the federal poverty level in King County.
One in three parents in the USA reports experiencing diaper need.
A month’s supply of diapers, per child, can cost up to $100.
Most daycare centers will not accept a child without a day’s supply of diapers, and most do not accept cloth diapers.
Food stamps don’t cover diapers.
Diaper Need – How We Help
In 2015 we distributed 1,249,275 diapers, a 12% increase from the previous year.
We work alongside 127 community partners to distribute diapers to families in need.
Diaper Need – The Stories
Kim and her family’s lives changed when their son was born with a surprise diagnosis of Downs Syndrome. Choosing to stay at home in order to help her son with his daily therapy meant that once-affordable items, including diapers were now a struggle to buy.