Activate Good + Diaper Bank Call for Volunteers: Operation Bare Necessities!

Operation Bare Necessities

Activate Good + Diaper Bank NC Call for Volunteers!

Volunteers needed!

This January, Activate Good is partnering with the Diaper Bank of North Carolina to mobilize volunteers to package 30,000 diapers and 5,000 period and incontinence products to support an estimated 1,700 individuals and families in need! 

Volunteer at the Diaper Bank

(in-person; socially distanced / outdoors)

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Diaper Bank has seen a 2000% increase in the need for adult incontinence products,  an 800% increase in the need for period products, and a 400% increase in the need for diapers. At the same time, the Diaper Bank has been operating with a severe volunteer shortage.

About the Diaper Bank of North Carolina

The Diaper Bank of North Carolina has been an Activate Good Community Partner since 2014. The Diaper Bank of North Carolina aims to ensure that every child in North Carolina has enough diapers to remain clean, dry and healthy.

January – April

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Help Remotely

Prefer to help from home or on your own schedule? Consider hosting a supply drive, at-home hygiene item wrapping project, or donate items on the Diaper Bank’s wish list!

Lead a Supply Drive for the Diaper Bank

(remote / DIY)

Collect Supplies and Wrap Items at Home for the Diaper Bank

(remote / DIY)

The Diaper Bank will gladly accept all size diapers, adult products, and period products (even open packages – they quarantine them following CDC guidelines before wrapping), but size 4T-5T pullups, and adult incontinence pullups in size XL and XXL are the most urgent need at this time.

Drop offs: Drop off new item donations to the Diaper Bank of North Carolina at 1311 E. Club Blvd., Durham, NC 27704. Contact Madison Lewis, Outreach Coordinator, for questions: 919-886-8085, Madison@ncdiaperbank.org.

Purchase online and ship: Ship items to The Diaper Bank’s location, 1311 E. Club Blvd., Durham, NC 27704, or purchase directly from their Amazon Wishlist.

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