“Babies can use up to 70 diapers a week and that would be a significant cost to struggling familie, diapers and baby change supplies are essential products for young children in our community and we’re pleased to help collect these goods.”
The County of Grande Prairie and its Regional Enforcement Services team are collecting disposable diapers, baby supplies and cash donations for residents in need this holiday season.
Starting on November 26, libraries across the County will begin accepting donations for the first-ever Diaper Drive.
Diapers and baby products can be dropped off at the following locations:
- La Glace Community Library
- Beaverlodge Public Library
- Wembley Public Library
- Valhalla Community Library
- Shannon Municipal Library in Sexsmith
- Elmworth Community Library
- Wellington Resource Centre in Clairmont
- Village of Hythe Office
- Knelsen Centre in Bezanson
The drive runs until December 10, donations for the campaign can also be made online. Any monetary donations will be used to purchase additional diapers and supplies.
If you are in need of diapers, your being asked to contact the Sexsmith Area Food Bank at 780-568-4345.