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/ This post will be updated with news links as our story is shared.
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”
On Saturday May 13th, we held our monthly diaper distribution. This month we had a little something extra for our families. Ms. Jessie Underwood with Wilder’s Treasure wanted to do something for our moms/families. As a couponer Ms. Underwood often has a surplus of items, and gives to families in the community. Families who cameContinue reading “A little something extra…”
On Saturday April 29, 2017 we received an arts grant from the Black Belt Community Foundation. With the grant we will be providing books and early literacy information to families through our initiative titled Books and Bottoms. Through our initiative it is our hope to help improve/increase parent and child interactions.
On Saturday Jan. 9th, Bottoms Up Diaper Bank, sponsored by Woman to Woman held its first distribution day. Diapers, pull-ups, and wipes were distributed to families. In order to receive diapers parents/guardians must complete an application. Income or employment status does not exempt a family from receiving our service. Bottoms Up Diaper Bank is supported byContinue reading “Our 1st distribution day”
Community Baby Shower Motherhood can be overwhelming for anyone. That’s where your community – friends, family, and caring neighbors – come in to provide a little extra support. In the spirit of a traditional baby shower, Bottoms Up Diaper Bank and Caleb’s Closet Community Baby Shower sought to connect the community, parents and friends. OnContinue reading “Community Baby Shower”