Recently we shared with you why giving diapers to families in need is REALLY important. Now, we want to tell you about how you can help make a difference by participating in National Diaper Need Awareness Week.
National Diaper Need Awareness Week, held September 28th – October 4th, is an initiative of the National Diaper Bank Network (NDBN) – of which EBC is a member. It was created to mobilize efforts to help make a difference in the lives of the nearly 5.3 million babies in the U.S. who live in poor or low-income families. Participation is easy and fun. Here are three simple things you can do:
- Follow EBC on Facebook and Twitter. Leading up to, and during the week, we will share information about diaper need and what you can do to help. Please like and share the posts to help others understand diaper need, as well as ways THEY can help.
- Join the Twitter Party on Thursday, October 1st. Using hashtag #diaperneed, participate in a nationwide Twitter Party where participants can share information, stories, activities and more from Diaper Need Awareness Week.
- Donate your Tweet or Post. Surely you’ve heard of crowdsourcing, but how about crowdvoicing? Thanks to a new crowdvoicing platform call Thunderclap, we can amplify our diaper need message by having a Tweet, Tumblr post and Facebook post sent out to thousands of social media users at the same. If you donate your post (which you can do here), Thunderclap will automatically send a tweet or post from you on September 30th at 12pm PST. The post will say:
“Help local diaper banks keep all babies clean, dry & healthy. RT to support #DiaperNeed Awareness Week. http://thndr.it/1iSmGjB”
Learn more about Thunderclap here.