5th Annual Community Shower
MINOT, ND – Souris Valley United Way is hosting their 5th Annual Community Baby Shower will begin on June 1st with numerous businesses as donation drop- offs. The donation drive will end on June 22nd with a collection event at the Dakota Square Mall Food Court from 11-5pm.
“The goal is to collect 12,000 diapers.”, explained Danielle Rued, Campaign Coordinator. “To make a donation, Text: diapers To: 313131 and SVUW volunteers will do the shopping for you! Monetary donations can be sent to the office or completed on the Souris Valley United Way website as well.
A newborn needs 10-12 diapers a day – something you will experience (or re-experience!) with the arrival of your new baby. Set a goal to diaper a newborn in need for a month (300 diapers), three months (900 diapers), or a year (3,650).
Why Is There a Need for Diapers?
• Infants need up to a dozen diapers per day, toddlers need up to 8 diapers per day
• An adequate supply of diapers could cost $100 per month, per child
• Diapers are not covered by WIC or other forms of public assistance
“This year several businesses will participated as drop-off locations and they are all listed on our website and Facebook page.” says Danielle Rued, Campaign Coordinator.
Items needed: Diapers, baby wipes, baby care items, lotions, health care items and adult personal care items.
Our Lady of Grace Domestic Violence
The Lord’s Cupboard Minot Area Homeless Coalition
Community Action Partnership YWCA
The Salvation Army
For more information visit www.svunitedway.com call 701.839.2994.