Hillside, N.J – As part of its store-wide initiative to help families struggling to make ends meet, ShopRite has teamed up with Huggies to donate 250,000 diapers to the Community Food Bank of New Jersey, a member of the National Diaper Bank Network, it was announced Wednesday.
According to statistics, one in three families are struggling with their need to purchase diapers.
The initiative is part of a larger donation of 500,000 diapers and $10,000 to the National Diaper Bank Network to help tackle diaper need—the struggle to provide enough clean diapers to keep a baby or toddler clean, dry, and healthy.
- 73% of all families feel they’re not being good parents when their children are left too long in dirty diapers, and yet, one in three families struggle with diaper need.
- Three in five of those parents (57%) miss work or school due to a lack of sufficient diapers required by childcare, daycare or early education programs to care for a baby or toddler - missing an average of four days of work or school per month.
- Most families in need (65%) don’t even know that diaper banks the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. For more information on Huggies’ No Baby Unhugged program and this partnership, please visit https://www.huggies.com/en-us/why-huggies/diaper-donations