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The average child under the age of 3 needs 6-10 diapers per day, costing families $70-$80 per month.

Source:National Diaper Bank

1 in 3 families

in the United States don’t have enough diapers to keep their babies clean, dry, and healthy every day.

Diapers are essential to the well-being of families. Too many families face the heartbreaking reality of trying to fill the gap between how many diapers their baby needs and how many diapers they can afford

Pile of diapers on the table

There are currently no government assistance programs that specifically allocate dollars for the purchase of diapers for families in crisis, so it is up to us to help fill that gap.

The good news is that we can help! No Child Wet Behind is a national 501c3 non-profit organization that organizes diaper drives and fundraisers around the country to benefit families experiencing diaper need. Hoosier Family Doulas has teamed up with the Domestic Violence Network in Indianapolis to host a No Child Wet Behind Diaper Drive and 5K Run/Walk at Brookside Park on Saturday, May 13, 2017.

The Diaper Drive and 5K event will benefit local shelters that house women and children who are fleeing domestic violence. Many of these families arrive at the shelter with just the clothes on their backs, and diapers for infant and toddler-aged children are a high-priority need for the shelters to keep in supply. 

Beginning the first week of April 2017, collection sites will be set up around Indianapolis where you can drop off packages of unopened diapers. Too busy to shop for diapers and drop them off at a collection site? No big deal! You can use our handy-dandy Amazon Wish List to purchase packages of diapers and have them shipped directly to us, and we will get them to the shelters that need them the most.  


Our Diaper Drive will culminate on Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at the No Child Wet Behind 5K Run/Walk. All of our collected diapers will be on display, and attendees can enjoy an outstanding family-friendly event including vendors, food, a bounce house for kids, and so much more!


Our goal is to raise 5,000 diapers for Indianapolis babies, and we can’t do it without YOU!  We are now accepting sponsors and vendors for the 2017 Indianapolis No Child Wet Behind 5K event, and we would love to help you contribute to a worthy cause and promote your company at our exciting event. We are also accepting volunteers, financial donations*, and in-kind donations. Please contact us at for a sponsor packet with more information.

*All donations made are tax-deductible. Please contact us for more information.

Head over to our registration page to sign up for the 5K or 1.55 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk! 


Financial donations are accepted online on the No Child Wet Behind national website. Checks can also be made out to “No Child Wet Behind” and mailed to:

Attn: No Child Wet Behind
Hoosier Family Doulas
P.O. Box 991
Westfield, IN 46074


Diapers may be purchased and donated anytime directly through our Amazon Wish List. Donations purchased off of our Wish List may be shipped directly to us, and we will add your diaper donations to our Diaper Drive collections.


Diapers will also be collected through diaper collection boxes around Indianapolis from March 1, 2017 through May 12, 2017. Simply drop off your diaper donation in our diaper collection boxes at any of the locations listed below:

[Locations will be announced soon!]


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