Disaster Relief Angels
Thank you so much to our Disaster Relief Angel’s who make it possible for us to have funds available to provide diapers to emergency shelters pre, during and post a disaster relief.
Deborah Jackson Weiss
Previous Disaster Relief Efforts
Expanded to Collier, Lee, Palm Beach and Monroe Counties
Total Diapers Donated: 1,182,660
Total Partners: 26 total partners
Time Span: 9/14/17 - 9/18/18
Donated diapers to 25 Early Learning Coalition daycares in Miami for 3 months post hurricane.
Hurricane Maria (Puerto Rico) + Hurricane Michael (Florida Panhandle):
Diapers Distributed: 80,344
Wipes Distributed: 40,000
Pulls Ups Distributed: 12,818
Children served: 4,661
Total Partners: 4
Diapers Distributed: 16,000 diapers
Partners: University of Miami's School of Medicine and Holtz Children's Hospital pediatric team.
Disaster Relief FAQ’s
How will Miami Diaper Bank help families in the aftermath of a natural disaster?
Miami Diaper Bank will supply families with diapers throughout South Florida who are affected by Hurricane disasters by collaborating with partner agencies, evacuation shelters and other nonprofits who are providing relief services to families affected by the natural disaster. Miami Diaper Bank will also continue to support families in the aftermath of Hurricane and throughout the recovery process of rebuilding their lives.
Does the Miami Diaper Bank only help families in Miami?
No. We provide assistance to families across South Florida.
What type of donations are you currently accepting?
Miami Diaper Bank has a disaster relief fund and accepts monetary donations through our website donation page. Monetary donations are used to purchase diapers at a special discounted wholesale rate through our membership in the JetCares program or Huggies so your donation goes the extra mile and we get the diapers to families as quickly and efficiently as possible. To learn more about the JetCares program click here.
Are you accepting diaper donation shipments?
We currently do not have the capacity to accept donations of packs of diapers due to the complicated logistics involved in receiving and managing donations in a disaster zone. Our goal is to help families as quickly and efficiently as possible and will apply all monetary donations to purchase discounted diapers and ship them directly to designated locations throughout South Florida.
Where does my donation go?
Portion of every donation made will go to purchasing diapers for families in South Florida affected by natural disaster. Donations will be used to purchase diapers to distribute to shelters in the affected areas and nonprofits providing relief services to babies and families in need. We are committed to supporting families throughout the recovery process and donations will also go towards post-recovery efforts to support families rebuild their lives.
Can I donate online?
Yes! Please visit our website donation page – We will order diapers using our special discount and send them to help families on a rolling basis.
Do you donate to individuals?
No. We donate diapers to community parters and third party nonprofits/agencies who serve and provide services to children and families in crisis.
How do I organize and host a diaper drive?
Our Amazon Wishlist is the easiest way to coordinate diaper donations on our behalf, especially from out of state. If you would like to organize a diaper drive and collect physical donations, please contact us so we can provide you with the best location to ship the diapers:
Where do I send cash/check donations?
Please make checks out to the Miami Diaper Bank and send them to:
Miami Diaper Bank
4770 Biscayne Blvd Suite 980
Miami, Florida 33137
Currently, we do not take credit card by phone donations, but the easiest and quickest way to donate to Miami Diaper Bank is online.
I'm having trouble with the website, who do I contact?
Sorry about that! Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.