Saturday, September 15, 2012

The 2012 "Choose Your Charity" Cloth Diaper Charity Awareness Event

You may have noticed the new button on the side of my blog. I'm thrilled to be a part of the 2012 "Choose Your Charity" Cloth Diaper Charity Awareness Event!

I think most cloth diaperers cringe when they see contests to win a year's worth or lifetime's worth of disposables. I know I do! I always think, "They could have helped so many more people for so much longer if they'd given a lifetime supply of cloth diapers!"
I also think that it would be wonderful if there were some type of voucher for needy families. Lots of people who are in programs that help them get food, formula, and other baby supplies would surely benefit from having cloth diapers. Disposable diapers is probably the #1 thing new parents spend money on weekly (or perhaps #2 behind formula, depending on if they are breastfeeding or not).

Well, the good news is, many cloth diaper manufacturers and retailers have answered the tugging of their heartstrings to those families who would like to cloth diaper but just can't afford to get started by forming their own charitable programs! Some charities even provide entire cloth diaper stashes!

One such charity is the "Pay It Forward" campaign from Diaper Parties. A new program, they will be giving away a full stash of diapers and cloth diapering essentials to a family in need. I'm very excited about their sponsors, since my first cloth diapers were from Swaddlebees and I've recently fallen in love with CJ's products (previous review here)!

Many more great cloth diaper charities are listed with details in the "Choose Your Charity" post by the Thinking About Cloth Diapers blog.

Interested in blogging about this great event? Sign up here! There will be prize drawing for participating bloggers! :)

I'll be sharing more details in the coming weeks, both here and on my Facebook page, so stay tuned! :)



  1. My fave charity are the Christian Crisis Pregnancy centers in the local communities. julieann r

  2. This sounds pretty cool!! How exciting that you get to be a part of it!

  3. This is really cool. It would definitely lighten the load for struggling families.