AUSTIN, Texas - The Austin Diaper Bank is asking for financial donations after giving away over 50,000 diapers to families in need this week.
According to the nonprofit, 21,000 diapers were handed out just on Friday, March 20. More than 500 cars came through the bank's warehouse located in North Austin.
Typically, Austin Diaper Bank distributes diapers through its nonprofit partners. However, there is an unprecedented need for diapers due to the coronavirus pandemic. Austin Diaper Bank says, typically, they give out 20,000 diapers a week.
Austin Diaper Bank not only provides diapers to Central Texas families in need, they also provide baby wipes and other personal hygiene products such as tampons or maxi-pads.
The Austin Diaper Bank will be hosting another Diaper Pick-Up Day for Families on Friday, March 27th from 9:30 am - 11 am. Diaper sizes 1 through 6 will be handed out and there is a limit of 25 diapers per child.
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