The St. Luke's Diaper Bank will collect diapers and distribute them to partner agencies with existing procedures to get diapers into the hands of families with need. By working with organizations that are already well established in the community and currently working with families in need, the St. Luke's Diaper Bank ensures that the diapers collected are distributed to infants and toddlers in the most efficient and timely manner. Below is a list of our current partners. For information on how to become a distribution partner organization please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Village Park Neighborhood Network Center: New Village Park NNC is a Neighborhood Network Center affiliated with LIFT Foundation. The Center is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for residents at New Village Park, Heather Gardens, and the Kalamazoo community. Programs and services focus on empowerment, self-sufficiency, youth development, and the interests of residents.
Ministry with Community: MwC is a haven in Kalamazoo for people who are hungry, lonely or homeless. Staff and volunteers welcome “members” when they drop-in to do their laundry, take a shower, get a haircut, volunteer, pick up their mail, enjoy a cup of coffee, find support for their recovery, seek help in sending for birth records, see a social worker or simply rest. Personal care items, including diapers, are given out on a daily basis to members requesting them.
Michigan Works! Southwest: Michigan Works! is building local prosperity, one great job at a time. They assist community members in preparing for and finding employment, with specialized services for youth and veterans.
Rootead: Rootead is a 501(c)3 organization in Kalamazoo, MI. Our mission is: Birthing Justice & Body Awareness. We achieve this mission through offering movement classes, workshops, house concerts and resources in sustainability, social justice and living to Kalamazoo and its surrounding communities.
Life Guides of Southwestern Michigan: Life Guides was established to assist families as they work towards the goal of exiting poverty. Families with children ages 0-3 over a 20 year period will be provided with individualized coaching, goal setting, and supportive services in tandem with existing community resource networks.