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King County Council Recognizes Diaper Need Awareness Week

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King County Council Recognizes Diaper Need Awareness Week with WestSide Baby and Eastside Baby Corner. Best way to keep a baby happy? Keep them fed and KEEP THEM DRY!! Far too many parents have to make the difficult choice of changing a diaper or letting their child stay in a soiled diaper to help extend their limited supply. The Metropolitan King County Council today recognized the week of Sept. 25-Oct. 1 as Diaper Need Awareness Week, the effort to ensure that all infants and toddlers can be clean, healthy, and dry by having the diapers they need. “Lack of access to a supply of clean diapers can be a huge barrier to ensuring the health of vulnerable children throughout King County,” said Council Chair Joe McDermott. “Each year I am proud…
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WestSide Baby and Donna Pierce Honored by Washington State Senate

WestSide Baby and Donna Pierce Honored by Washington State Senate

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WestSide Baby was honored by the Washington State Senate on April 5th for helping mothers provide for the physical needs of their children, granting them some peace of mind and providing a better quality of life to the children they serve. The resolution, which was proposed by Senator Sharon Nelson celebrates our work since our formation in 2001 for providing over $19 million worth of free diapers, clothing and safety equipment to more than 233,000 infants and children in Western King County whose families face challenges meeting those basic needs. The resolution, which expressly praises our founder, Donna Pierce, speaks of how she: “overwhelmed by her role as a new mom, began to recognize and understand the hardships and struggles of motherhood;…Donna could not begin to imagine the level of stress felt…
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