Did you know that 1 in 3 families don’t have access to an adequate supply of diapers? This is known as Diaper Need. Parents experiencing diaper need who rely on daycare centers said they miss an average of four days a year of work because they didn’t have diapers to send their child(ren) to daycare.
Did you know that 1 in 4 women struggle to afford period supplies? This is known as period poverty. 1 in 5 women missed school or work due to a lack of period supplies.
In the El Paso area, 32% of households are female-headed, yet they represent 54% of families living in poverty in El Paso. WIC or SNAP funds does not pay for children’s diapers or period supplies.
Help us in our mission to empower families by providing a reliable and adequate supply of children’s diapers and period products to families in the El Paso community.