This year has been one for the books. It has literally been a great year for Bottoms Up. We have formed new relationships/partnerships, received some grants, and had our largest donation to date. A year ago, I was speaking with a friend and former diaper bank parent. I explained that I wanted to do moreContinue reading “A year in review”
National Diaper Need Awareness Week Sept. 27, 2021 to Oct. 3, 2021 What is “diaper need”? Diaper need is defined as, not having a sufficient & adequate supply of diapers in order to keep babies dry and healthy. Not having a sufficient supply of diaper can lead to financial, emotional, and health issues. Not havingContinue reading “National Diaper Need Awareness Week”
Bottoms Up Diaper Bank receives large donation from Bundles of Hope Diaper Bank.
We officially official!!!!! We are a recognized 501c3!!! -Five and a half years of service & community support -Support of family & friends -9 months after starting the steps to expand our reach. -5 months after finalizing paperwork -Many days of checking the IRS site & mail watching -Many hours on hold with the IRSContinue reading “We officially official!!!!!”
Article by: Shelby Weiss, posted to the Tusclaoosa Thread on 2/12/2021 https://tuscaloosathread.com/tuscaloosa-woman-runs-diaper-bank-serving-families-in-need/ Article by: Mary K, posted to 92.9 website on 6/14/2021 https://wtug.com/danielle-edison-bottoms-up-diaper-bank/ Article by: Mary K, posted to 92.9 website on 9/9/2021 https://wtug.com/national-diaper-week-donation-drive/ City of Eutaw coverage of the council meeting where we were presented with the “Diaper Need Awareness” proclamation. Diaper Needs AwarenessContinue reading “In the news”
On Saturday, May 22, 2021, we participated in our first pop-up shop. The diaper bank had a table as a vendor. The pop-up shop was a sponsorship event for the “First Annual ‘Who am I Empowering Women Globally Women’s Conference”
Bottoms Up Diaper Bank holds 1st diaper-a-thon, raises over $800!
On Sunday, Dec 27th we had the oppertunity to go to Jean Browning Maternity Home. We were invited by Barbara Miller of Elite Entertainment. Ms. Miller was hosting a holiday paint party for the families of the Jean browning Maternity Home. During their event, I was allowed to share information about the diaper bank andContinue reading “Sharing our mission”
The Walmart Community Grant, is a grant that gives monetary assistance to nonprofits in their service area. According to their site Walmart’s philanthropic approach is rooted in our company’s mission to create opportunity, so people can live better. Through the philanthropic investments of Walmart.org, we strive to systematically address some of the biggest economic, environmental, andContinue reading “Walmart Community Grant Recipient”
In May we received an Arts Grant from the Black Belt Community Foundation; to provide books and literacy activities, through art to our families. Over the course of the Summer we held several (arts & literacy) sessions. We held the first session on June 1st, for our Early literacy program “Books and Bottoms”. The ideaContinue reading “Books and Bottoms”