National Diaper Need Awareness Week

September 24 – October 2, 2022

National Diaper Need Awareness Week is an annual campaign during which diaper banks from around the country work together with state and local governments to raise awareness about diaper need and plan events to rally sustainable support for diaper bank programs.

Help #WipeOutDiaperNeed by making a donation or by hosting a donation drive to support local families in Hawai’i. Email info@hawaiidiaperbank.org for more information about getting involved during National Diaper Need Awareness Week.

  • Diaper need is the lack of a sufficient supply of diapers to keep an infant or toddler clean, dry and, healthy
  • 1 in 3 American families has to choose between giving their baby diapers or food
  • The average low-income family pays about $1,000/year for diapers
  • Hawai’i County has the highest rate of poverty in Hawai’i, with 38% of children under age five living below the federal poverty level