Advocacy

A Diaper Bank in Every Community of Need in California

In partnership with the National Diaper Bank Network, SupplyBank.org is supporting a state budget allocation of $30 million over three years for diaper and wipe distribution in the 2022-2023 California State Budget. With the support dozens of her colleagues in the State Legislature, this effort is being led by State Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes and is supported by more than 60 organizations in 50 counties throughout California.

This critical investment will expand the existing Diaper Bank Program to provide a statewide reach through existing efforts administered by SupplyBank.org and hundreds of local agencies. This expansion will provide diapers to families in need, create jobs for the families it serves, and improve the State’s ability to respond to emergency supply needs during disasters. The design of this proposal is to supplement the existing Diaper Bank Program established by the Legislature by Assemblymember in 2018 and expanded to eight counties in 2021. The design of this proposal is to create a complete 58-county statewide approach.