NEWS & MEDIA

Diapers are a basic need for all babies. Unfortunately, 1 in 3 American families struggle to afford diapers to keep their baby clean, dry and healthy.

Our mission is to provide diapers for babies in our community. If you are a member of the media and would like to request an interview with Eastern Iowa Diaper Bank, please contact:

Media Contact:

Joe Lock
CEO & President
Eastern Iowa Health Center
jlock@eihc.co

Alejandro Pino
Executive Director
apino@ypniowa.org

In the News

2020 was a year unlike any in recent history

As we reflect on the year for Eastern Iowa Diaper Bank (EIDB) the words that come to mind are hard work, gratitude, grit and grace. On March 23, 2020, EIDB opened to anyone in the community struggling with diaper need due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That decision led to a quick shift of operations to a no-contact, drive-through distribution model. This could not have been done without the support of our nonprofit and media partners who

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Diaper Bank helps record number of Iowans this year

Diaper Bank helps record number of Iowans this year, needs more donations to keep up with demand Associate Sara Marino hands a bag of diapers to a client Dec. 14 during drive-through hours at the Eastern Iowa Diaper Bank in Cedar Rapids. This year, the diaper bank opened up to the community and has given out more than 600,000 diapers. In 2021, it will return to a participant model serving clients of the Eastern Iowa

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