AUSTIN, Texas - The Austin Diaper Bank is holding a second public diaper distribution pick-up day for families that have been economically impacted during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.
Parents and families who need diapers for their children can head to 8711 Burnet Road, Building B on Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. to receive diapers from the bank.
“Coronavirus is definitely having a financial impact on Central Texas families,” said Holly McDaniel, executive director. “We are getting double the typical number of calls from families asking for help with diapers. Families should not have to choose between purchasing food or buying diapers with their limited resources. We’re honored to be able to help out in times of crisis, thanks to the generosity of our supporters and donors.”
Sizes 1 through 6 and will give out and each child will receive 25 diapers. Those who come to the diaper pick-up are asked to stay in their car and follow the posted signs to the diaper pick-up area.
The diaper bank is also asking that those who are sick or have been near someone sick to send someone in their place.
According to the bank, at its first public distribution on March 27, the Austin Diaper gave out 21,000 diapers to more than 500 Central Texas families.
The bank also accepts financial donations that help the organization buy diapers for families in need.
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