Help a Mother Out!

You may never have given this much thought, but most government and private support available for low income parents do not cover diapers. Even though there is plenty of data out there showing children who wear soiled diapers can lead to diaper rash and other bacterial infections.

Now imagine you have to decide between buying a box of diapers for your child and food to feed her. Which would you choose?

Help a Mother Out (HAMO) is a unique organization providing diapers to homeless and low income mothers. On July 1, 2009 between 5PM and 7 they’re going to be collecting diapers at Willow Glen’s BabyBuzz, a chic shop offering clothes and toys for babies and toddlers as well as infant massage and mom’s night out parties.

The goal is to collect 1,000 diapers to distribute to shelters and moms in need. Bring a pack or a case of diapers down to the store between , do a little shopping and enjoy a little wine, a cup of tea, and the knowledge you’ve made the decision between food and diapers easier for someone. RSVP on Facebook or just drop off the diapers.

Here’s the address: 1314 Lincoln Ave #1A, San Jose, CA 95125 and a map. Can’t make it? You can select a non-profit to help and donate right now!

3 Comments so far

  1. sarahntastic on June 29th, 2009 @ 6:09 pm

    Please come out to this event. It will be lots of fun, and it’s such a worthy cause. I’ll be the one pouring the wine!


  2. jfouts on July 3rd, 2009 @ 7:20 pm

    Hey how cool is this? Valley Credit Union donated 1,000 diapers to the BabyBuzz diaper collection event for Help a Mother Out! They said they heard about it on Twitter and wanted to help out.
    Here’s a link to the video.


  3. Gary Wiens (garyrw) on July 3rd, 2009 @ 11:37 pm

    That was very cool of Valley Credit Union.



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