Cloth Diaper Charity Directory

There are lots of cloth diaper charity organizations that collect new or used cloth diapers to be donated or loaned to families in need.  This page features many of these organizations.




What Do Cloth Diaper Charities Do?

Cloth diaper charities do so much more than just lend out cloth diapers to families in need.  They are advocates of cloth diapering in the community, and provide education and support to families who are making the transition to cloth.


These organizations are usually registered charities, and are run by volunteers.  They work tirelessly to make cloth diapering affordable and accessible, through education, support, and assistance.


20 Ways to Help Cloth Diaper Charities

Donate:

  1. Donate new or used cloth diapers and accessories
  2. Donate cash for shipping or purchases of additional diapers
  3. Donate left-over materials such as snaps, PUL, and elastic that can be used for repairs
  4. Donate materials that can be used to sew new diapers and accessories - t-shirts, wool sweaters, bed sheets, zippers, elastic, and more
  5. Donate shipping materials
  6. Donate laundry detergent

Volunteer:

  1. Wash and sanitize donated diapers
  2. Help with administration, including processing applications and replying to requests for more information
  3. Prepare kits for new families
  4. Repair donated diapers by replacing snaps, velcro, or elastic
  5. Provide ongoing mentorship or one-on-one support to a family who receives a diaper package
  6. Teach Cloth 101 classes
  7. Sew cloth diapers, covers, wet bags, and inserts using your own or donated materials
  8. Act as a social media manager for the charity's Facebook page
  9. Help set up and manage the charity's website and/or blog
  10. Offer to manage an event or promotional campaign for the charity

Advocacy:

  1. Manage a donation collection site at your business
  2. Set up a drop-off bin and cash donation box at an event you are organizing or attending
  3. Leverage your personal or business contacts to help spread the word about the cloth diaper charity
  4. Help get the word out to families who might benefit from a cloth diaper loan


Where to Donate Cloth Diapers

Cloth diaper lending organizations are always in search of cloth diapers to help families ditch the disposables and start a more affordable way of diapering with cloth.  Many are registered charities and may even offer tax receipts for cash and in-kind (diaper or accessory) donations.


Diapers don't need to be in perfect condition, either.  Charities will strip and disinfect used diapers, and many do small repairs.  While the charities run on volunteer power, donations of cash are also gratefully accepted to help pay for additional diapers and accessories, shipping, materials for repairs, educational brochures and more.


Where to Borrow Cloth Diapers

Really want to use cloth but can't afford the start-up costs?  If you are struggling to finance the transition to cloth diapers, you may be eligible for a cloth diaper loan from a cloth diaper charity.  Check out the list of organizations below to see if there is one close to you, or look to one of the national organizations for help.

 If you know of one, we'd love to include them in our directory to help build our readers' awareness of the good work they do. Just send them to this page!


If you are a cloth diaper related charity, we'll add your link to the bottom of this page. To be included in our list of cloth diaper charities, please submit your information
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We try to keep this list up-to-date.  You can help us by contacting us if you know of a charity we've missed!


It always feels so good to give! If you're looking for a local (or even not so local!) charity that helps others discover the benefits of cloth diapers

Cloth for a Cause - Ontario Serving the Greater Toronto Area and all of Southern Ontario


Giving Diapers, Giving Hope Serving the entire continental USA


Fluffy Wishes Diaper Closet Serving Michigan



Sweet Cheeks Diaper Kits Serving North Carolina



Cloth for a Cause - Canada Serving Prince George, BC, with branches across Canada!



Ribbon n Stitches Not for Profit Retail Based in Louisiana



The Rebecca Foundation - Tennessee Based in East Tennessee



Cutie Bondoonies Diaper Kits Serving Yakima County, Washington



Cloth for a Cause Medicine Hat Serving Medicine Hat, Alberta


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