Season of Hope #GivingTuesday Drive

A microproject by Jake's Diapers, Inc.
Season of Hope #GivingTuesday Drive

Summary

This holiday, help us continue to provide our community basic needs items including core hygiene products and modern basic needs for nonprofit partners. Your gift allows collaborations between Jake's and area nonprofit to support people living in poverty, and empower them to financial self-sufficiency.

$10,000
total goal
$2,841
remaining
26
donors
0
monthly donors
2
months

Challenge

Oftentimes, those struggling with extremely limited budgets have previously made the decision to sacrifice their hygiene health to instead afford food or shelter. Living on low income looks like: Struggling to wash your hair when you can't afford shampoo; using a worn out toothbrush or sharing because you can't afford a new one; always wearing hand-me-down and used clothing because new outfits are too expensive; and re-using disposable baby diapers to stretch your supply and reduce costs.

Solution

Our goal is to enable schools, faith-based and nonprofit organizations serving individuals on the path to self sufficiency to more effectively reach that goal. This means we are working alongside nonprofits who provide essential services such as: job counseling; child care; financial support and education; and more. In working with these partners, we are providing a comprehensive support system for individuals struggling with poverty.

Long-Term Impact

We know alleviating the financial burden of basic hygiene supplies creates room for people to afford more basic needs. Providing hygiene items therefore becomes an essential tool in empowering people to live clean, healthy and active lives and make a big difference toward the movement to end poverty.

Resources

Organization Information

Jake's Diapers, Inc.

Location: Neenah, WI - USA
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @jakesdiapers
Project Leader:
Cheryl Tiedt
Jake's Diapers, Inc.
Little Chute, WI United States
$7,159 raised of $10,000 goal
 
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$2,841 to go
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