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Did you know?
- Diapers can cost average $936 a year in South Carolina, yet the average family income of people using WIC is $14,758.
- 13% of children under the age of 5 are SNAP recipients in South Carolina.
- 28% of infants are WIC recipients in South Carolina
- 1 in 3 women in the US suffer from diaper need.
- Diapers are not funded by WIC and SNAP programs
For countless mothers, having enough diapers is a constant struggle. Without diapers, children cannot attend daycare, which may prevent parents from making an income. Diapers are not funded by WIC and SNAP programs, and without this financial assistance, babies are left in their diapers longer, leading to severe diaper rash that could lead to other medical problems.
The Junior League of Charleston Diaper Bank was developed to fill the gap of this overlooked need in the community. The Junior League of Charleston Diaper Bank will collect, package and work with partner organizations to distribute diapers to those in need throughout the Lowcountry.
How Can You Help:
Diapers should be disposable, unused, and can be any brand, size, and type.
- Drop off diapers at the JLC office during business hours,
Monday-Friday 8am-4pm (51 Folly Rd., Charleston, SC 29407)
- Drop off diapers at any of our local collection locations:
- The Barre Code (1440 Ben Sawyer Blvd., Suite 1500, Mt. Pleasant)
- Donate a pack of diapers from August 7-11th and receive one free barre class at The Barre Code
- More drop-off locations coming soon!
- Drop off diapers at any of our local collection locations during the JLC Diaper Drive from August 5-11, 2017:
- Harris Teeter
- Saturday, August 5th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
- Store 28: 675 Folly Rd.
- Store 363: 9500 Wescott Blvd.
- Sunday, August 6th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
- Store 28: 675 Folly Rd.
- Store 363: 955 Wescott Blvd.
- Store 87: 620 Long Point Rd.
- Store 365: 975 Savannah Hwy.
- First Citizens Bank – all Charleston area branches
- Learning Express – Mt. Pleasant Town Center
- Girly Girls Boutique (141 Red Bank Rd, Goose Creek) Offering 10% off your purchase with diaper donation
- The Little Gym – West Ashley and Mt. Pleasant locations
- Vintage Coffee – 219 Simmons Street, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
- Donate to the Junior League of Charleston.
- Donate via our Amazon Wish List!
Want to Host Your Own Drive?
The JLC encourages schools and local businesses to host their own drives to increase awareness of the Diaper Bank and its mission throughout the Lowcountry.
Download our Diaper Drive Toolkit.