NoCo Virus Tracker: Fort Collins Diaper Bank Helping Northern Colorado Parents
The Nappie Project is the only diaper bank in Northern Colorado helping parents get food and diapers for their children.
So far this year, The Nappie Project has provided 53,000 diapers to the community through partners including the Food Bank for Larimer County, Life Choices, Birthline of Loveland, The Matthews House and more.
If you're interested in using their services, donating or volunteering, find out more by visiting their website at TheNappyProject.Org.
Here are some facts on the increasing diaper need in Colorado from thenappieproject.com:
64% of Colorado mothers with infants are employed.
Colorado has the 7th highest cost of childcare in the country.
Childcare facilities require parents to provide disposable diapers daily.
$70-$80 is the average cost of diapers per month, per child.
Families cannot use food stamps to buy diapers.
Source: The Nappie Project