Help Veteran Families With Basic Needs Support

by Jake's Diapers, Inc.
Help Veteran Families With Basic Needs Support
Help Veteran Families With Basic Needs Support
Help Veteran Families With Basic Needs Support
Help Veteran Families With Basic Needs Support

Summary

Jake's Diapers serves families around the world living in devastatingly difficult situations. This includes Veterans struggling to provide for their families. These Veterans tend to be living in poverty, as well as suffering from PTSD and other traumatic illnesses. With no federal safety net programs (WIC, food stamps) covering the cost of diapers, these Veterans struggle to meet the basic needs to live clean and healthy. This project provides hygiene products to Veterans in need.

$40,000
total goal
$5,862
remaining
612
donors
0
monthly donors
1
fundraiser
4
years

Challenge

President Lincoln made a promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. Jake's Diapers is working to fulfill this mission by caring for our vulnerable Veterans and their families with the basic, commonly overlooked hygiene needs. All people deserve to be clean, dry and healthy.

Solution

Jake's Diapers provides hygiene products at no cost to trusted community partners: social service organizations that are already helping Veterans in need through comprehensive programs and services. It has been found that distributing products through community partners ensures items reach those who need them most, including Veterans who especially struggle with asking for the help they truly deserve.

Long-Term Impact

As our Veterans continue to have their diaper need solved, they are able to focus on improving their health and economic situation, as well as plan for a better future for themselves and their children. These are all steps to an increased quality of life, as well as long term survival for both parent and child.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.jakesdiapers.org
USA Today Story on Jake's Diapers
Find Jake's Diapers on Facebook!
Check out our website!

Organization Information

Jake's Diapers, Inc.

Location: Little Chute, WI - USA
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @jakesdiapers
Project Leader:
Stephanie Bowers
Jake's Diapers, Inc.
Little Chute, WI United States
$34,138 raised of $40,000 goal
 
656 donations
$5,862 to go
Donate Now Add Project to Favorites

Help raise money!

Support this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page.

Start a Fundraiser

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.