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Announcing the partnership of GroVia and Giving Diapers, Giving Hope!

There are no true words that can describe how excited I am to be announcing that Giving Diapers, Giving Hope has partnered with GroVia to help even more families get the diapers they need.

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Giving Diapers, Giving Hope is a national cloth diaper bank that aims to provide income qualified families with a set of cloth diapers for the cost of shipping.  After applying and if approved each family receives diapers for their child(ren) that are shipped to their home.  This is where GroVia is stepping in!

When Giving Diapers, Giving Hope began they were a local diaper bank, however the need for cloth diapers wasn’t quite there, but the need nationally was.  Knowing that they received more requests from everywhere but their homebase in Gloucester, MA and that the other national diaper bank recently closed their doors they decided to open to all states.

As the years went on the organization saw an increasing interest both in applications and donations.  They moved shipping operations to their local YMCA and received volunteer help, but once again they quickly outgrew that space and needed more hands.  Kristen and Emily were running things alone, and I could only help remotely with certain tasks.

Over the summer they shut down to applications and used that time to try and find a solution.  I’ve been helping them for a while behind the scenes, and was in contact with Kim Ormsby of GroVia.  We met in October to discuss various ways GroVia could help.  That day is one I will never forget!  Kristen, Emily, and myself were unsure if and how the organization would continue without a warehouse for diaper storage and more hands to help sort donations, pack them, and ship them.

Kim offered us exactly that.  The Natural Baby Company and GroVia facilities will begin accepting donations on behalf of Giving Diapers, Giving Hope.  Employees of TNBC will sort incoming donations and fulfill the packing and shipment of outgoing donations.  The team from GDGH will continue running all other aspects including application approval and day to day operations.

I’m telling you guys… I’m crying all over again just writing this out because you have no idea what this means to our organization.  It was do or die. Without a solution in sight we wondered if we would have to close down indefinitely.  In fact, we were mostly closed for over 6 months to national applications.  Between this partnership and the new website that has yet to be built (we didn’t go on with building the new website until we were sure we would continue our work) Giving Diapers, Giving Hope will be able to help many more families!

There are some moments in time you will never, ever forget. The hope, relief, and gratitude all of us felt after this generous offer was made by Kim and the team of  GroVia is indescribable.  I walked away, sat down in a chair, called Kristen to tell her the offer, and we both cried tears of joy!

We still need your help!

Along with GroVia we have had many other amazing companies support us with donations, both monetary and diapers.  The team behind Giving Diapers, Giving Hope wants to assure our past and future donors that our partnership with GroVia will not end these relationships.  We know that our organization has the ability to help many families and your contributions are a huge part of that!  A large portion of donations are also from individuals who send their cloth diapers that are in good used condition.  Cloth diaper donations, both new and used, can she shipped here:

The Natural Baby Company

Attn: GDGH Donations

1203 North Rouse Unit 3E

Bozeman MT 59715

If you no longer have diapers to donate or would like to help in a more tangible way, we are also introducing a new program where you can “Send Hope.”  At this time, approved families pay a $35 fee to have the diapers shipped to them; the fee also covers the return shipping back to us when they are finished with them.  $35 is still a good deal of money!  You can pay for a family’s fee and each time we receive this donation it will be applied to the next approved applicant’s fee!  Donations are anonymous to both parties involved.  Ready to sponsor a family?  Do so here: Sponsor a Box of Hope.

If you or someone you know could benefit from Giving Diapers, Giving Hope they can apply on their website, or if the site won’t load (we are having some problems with it today of all days) directly fill out the application here: https://clothdiapers.wufoo.com/forms/giving-diapers-giving-hope-application/

I want to send a special thank you to a few friends who have helped immensely during this process.  Amanda Hearn of Green Child Magazine, Calley Pate of The Eco Chic, and Maria of Change-Diapers.  And of course, we owe Kim Ormsby and the team of GroVia the biggest thank you of all for coming to the rescue.  

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“For the Love of WAHM! Fluff” Benefit Auction for Giving Diapers, Giving Hope Starts Friday!

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Last month I was honored to share six different WAHM brands that exemplify the craftsmanship and love that go into well made cloth diapers. Brands include Zabi Baby, Poppy Fields, Moraki, Mo Dia, Ella Bella Bum, and Dunk-n-Fluff with all proceeds going directly to Giving Diapers, Giving Hope.  The auction is being held on Hyena Cart and begins this Friday, March 8.

This auction is a small effort to help fund an organization that often goes unnoticed.  They are always receiving and shipping diapers even when there are no blog posts being written, or Facebook statuses about them, or tweets being sent.  Day in and day out these women and volunteers are putting in hours and hours just unpacking donations, sorting diapers, approving applications, and shipping boxes of hope to families.  It might seem like a small thing, these little boxes of diapers, but to anyone who has ever struggled to choose between buying diapers or buying food this little box is truly the gift of freedom and peace of mind.  The video below is a documentary that will hopefully give everyone an idea of what a great cause we are supporting.

Giving Diapers, Giving Hope is a non-profit that provides income qualified families a stash of cloth diapers for a small shipping fee.  The organization started in 2011 when Kristen McCarthy was suddenly without a job and still had two babies in cloth diapers.  As a single mom she wasn’t sure what she was going to do.  Luckily she had already been cloth diapering and had enough to not worry.  She wondered what other families would do in the same situation but that didn’t already have cloth diapers.  How could they afford to buy disposables, or even cloth diapers?  The start-up cost can be a few hundred diapers and when you are living with little or no money then you can’t just buy diapers.  With no federal or state programs that provide any diapering assistance Kristen, along with Emily Glover, started Giving Diapers, Giving Hope.  After almost two years these two women have been able to ship over 3,600 diapers all across the country.  Hundreds of families no longer need to worry about how they will afford to buy diapers and their babies will have a clean and healthy bottom no matter what.  In 2013 the organization partnered with the Cape Ann YMCA’s Leader’s Club in their hometown of Gloucester.  The Leader’s Club, a group of teens who spend part of their free time doing volunteer work, now assist with the packing and shipping of cloth diapers.  With an ever increasing number of applications and donations their work is very appreciated and necessary to keep the organization running.

People ask “Why does Giving Diapers, Giving Hope charge a shipping fee?  Aren’t the families applying struggling financially?”  At this time GDGH does not have the funds to ship diapers to families or pay the return shipping fee.  It has always been their goal to eventually be able to send diapers free of cost to those who are approved.  The fee now is $35 which covers both the shipping to and from the families.  This can be a lot but it is far less than the actual start-up cost and way less than the value of the diapers being sent.  As their organization continues to grow they will strive to eliminate or reduce this cost.  As their fundraising coordinator I am constantly brainstorming ways to sustainably raise funds that can cover costs of shipping and operating costs year-round.

I’ve had the privilege of serving on the GDGH Board of Directors since their humble beginnings.  This year we are auctioning 6 amazing WAHM made diapers on Hyena Cart.  We are hoping to see lots of bids on these great diapers because they are gorgeous, and maybe also just because the money is going to this worthwhile cause this is surely close to all of our hearts.  If you aren’t able to bid, or don’t need diapers but still want to help, you can!

Visit their website’s donate page for more information on donating diapers or you can make a direct donation to them via Paypal.  GDGH can provide receipts for your tax deductible donation.  And if you want to help but can’t donate just spreading the word is enough!  Post to Facebook, tweet it, announce it on your diapering forums or in your cloth diaper groups on Facebook.  Be our Word of Mouth helper and shout it out!

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Bidding on the diapers will begin on Wednesday, March 6 and end on Wednesday March 13.

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#GivingHOPE Facebook Giveaway Winner List and Results!

#GivingHOPE Facebook Giveaway Winner List and Results!

The Giving Diapers, Giving Hope Fundraiser has come to a close.  It was more successful than I could have imagined and the total amount raised comes to $3,036.84!  I only expected to raise $1,500 dollars so this is double my hopes!

This Fundraiser wouldn’t have happened without the support from the many sponsors that took a chance on a new and unknown organization.  I sincerely thank the companies who trusted the faith that I have in GDGH and I know that 2012 is going to be an amazing year, partly thanks to their donations and support.

Almost half of the money raised came straight from individual donors.  It warms my heart to know that families who may even be in financial hardships themselves still found a way to donate $2, or $5, or $15.  Thank you!

Now to list those very lucky winners!  If your name is listed please Contact Me to claim your prize.  Winners have 48 hours to respond.  Winners are listed BELOW the prize they won.

 

5 bumGenius Elementals in Snaps from NOW Family.  Provided by NOW Family. (ARV $124)

Winner! Anne Maguire
One-Size GroVia AIO, One-Size GroVia Shell, Two-pack of GroVia Organic Cotton Soaker Pads, Thirsties Duo Diaper (winner picks size), One-Size GoGreen Pocket Diaper, GroVia Magic Stick, 1 Package of disposable Biosoaker Inserts from Jack be Natural. (ARV $125)

Winner! Barbara Mann

Rainbow Loops Bundle (fitted diapers) in Size Medium (ARV $102.60) provided by Orange Diaper Co.

Winner! Suzy Allen

Incredibum Pack (5 Incredibum OS Diapers, 4 pack of wipes, 4 inserts, 1 large wetbag. Provided by Incredibum
(ARV $100+)

Winner! Katie Santiago

CUSTOM 6 PACK of Bamboo Velour Tushie Ties Tie on Cloth Diapers.  Provided by Tushie Ties. (ARV $90.00+)

Winner! Andra Willits

SweetBottoms Baby Boutique $100 Gift Certificate.  Provided by Sweetbottoms Baby Boutique.

Winner! Farrah Shumway

MEGA PACKAGE including “THE” BALM! Diaper Balm / Skin Repair, Organic, all Natural, Vegan, Cloth Diaper Safe Balm & 1st Aid for Everything Skin, ”THE” BALM! PITS! All Natural, Organic, Soothing Deodorant, ”THE BALM! SANITIZE those HANDS! All Natural, Organic, Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer and MORE! Provided by THE Balm.  (ARV $100)

Winner! Nicole Boumans

- 1 FuzziBunz Hanging Diaper Pail, apple green – 1 FuzziBunz Zippered Tote Bag, apple green – 1 Planet Wise Wipe Pouch, bumble dot – 6 Pack of Kissaluvs Premium Organic Wipes – 1 Rockin’ Green Shake It Up Pail Freshener, rage against the raspberries – 1 CJ’s BUTTer Small Stick, pink sugar -1 CJ’s BUTTer Spritz in Pink Sugar. Provided by Modern Cloth (ARV $80+)

Winner! Brandi Bowers

BabyKicks Prize Pack: 2- 3g Pocket Diapers (OS Hemp Insert included) 1- Small Hemp Prefold 1- Medium Hemp Prefold 1- 10pack Bamboo Washies  1- Duz-it-All (ARV $78.93) Provided by BabykicksUSA

Winner! Keri Bedke

1 Batumee Diaper, Size 2 (One Size) Scribble Collection 2 Embroidered TCS Diapers, Size 2 (One Size) GN Colors and Embroidery 3 Economy Medium Easyfolds 1 Popo Belt for the Easyfolds. Provided by Oeko Popo (ARV $84.13)

Winner! Audra Barrick

-1 GEN-Y Universal cover (size L). 1 GEN-Y Classic cover (size M), 1 GEN-Y Simplicity cover (size M), and 1 Planetwise Hanging Wet/Dry Bag. Provided by GEN-Y.  (ARV $83)

Winner! Allison Gunnip
1 Planet Wise wet bag medium Piccolo Dot print 1 Sigma diaper sprayer 1 Baby Blue Planet Wise pail liner 1 Thirsties wipe pack (neutral print) provided by Abby’s Lane (ARV $75.00)

Winner! Tami Pearson

- 3 Snap Duo All In One Diapers (closure, size, color/print tbd by winner) – 1 jar of Thirsties Booty Love – 1 6 pack of Fab Wipes Provided by Thirsties(ARV $75.00)

Winner! Brooke Patterson

“Try Cloth Diapers package” includes- 1 bumGenius Artist Series, 1 Happy Heiny’s One Size, 1 Wahmies One Size, 1 Fuzzibunz One Size, 1 BabyKicks 3g Pocket Diaper provided by Go Green Baby Co. (ARV $70+)

Winner! Katie Johnson

 

More Incredible Prizes Including:

1 AppleCheeks Bundle.  Provided by Baby Dickey.

Winner! Sarah J (saywah)

 

Set of 2 bumGenius Freetimes.  Provided by All About Cloth Diapers.

Winner! Nekisha Rowe 

 

 

6 Pack of DiaperRite OS Pocket Diapers with inserts. Winner chooses colors. Provided by Diaper Junction.

Winner! Christine M Tubbytelly

 

 

4 Hand Knit items from Revel Handmade. Winner chooses items.  Provided by Pamela Dayton.

Winners- Copper Siegel, Melissa Eubank, Rebecca Rioux Patrick, and Lenor De Jesus

 

 

$25.00 Gift Card to Sandbox Lane.  Provided by Sandbox Lane

Winner! Dawn Sanford

 

$25.00 Gift Certificate to Kelly’s Closet and (1) ones and twos AIO cloth diaper. (1 winner gets GC, 1 winner gets the diaper). Provided by Kelly’s Closet.

Winner! Michelle Sullivan (GC) and Melissa Poulin (Ones & Twos Diaper)

 

 

3 Pack of Knickernappies Custom Fit Pocket Diapers with Microfiber Inserts in color/size winner’s choice. Provided by Knickernappies.

Winner! Heather Archer Cansier

 

 

 

2 Changing Diapers: The Hip Mom’s Guide to Modern Cloth Diapering book provided by Kelly Wels.

Winners- Lindsey (csc_dolphin), Livia Hernandez

 

 

3 100% Organic ‘Lil Monkey Hat (fits newborn-3 months). Winner choses color of trim (pink, blue, or ivory). Provided by Hot Mama Gowns.

Winners- Danielle Posch, Katy Wogatzke and Brandie Massey King

 

 

 

 

Large box of Eco Nuts (360 loads) provided by Eco Nuts.

Winner! Leah Brand Burks

 

One-size pocket diaper in the NEW “Bananas For You” Monkey print, which includes a one-size Organic Hemp Fleece insert, and a bamboo doubler. Provided by MoDia Diapers.

Winner! Mary Michaud 

 

Thirsties AIO in Gender neutral color provided by Dearest Diapers.

Winner! Alycia Walker 

 

 

Sweet Pea AI3 in an owl print. Provided by Sweet Pea Diapers.

Winner! Kirstie Gibbons

 

 

3 Wooly Rounds (2 winners, 1 set per person).  Provided by Wooly Rounds.

 Winners- Jennifer Perritte, Katie Kennedy Brown

 

 

Scholastic’s Story Book Treasures Sign Language Storytelling Stories 3-DVD Set  provided by The Parent Guide

Winner! Amanda Maupin

 

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Today is the Final Day of the Giving Diapers, Giving Hope Fundraiser!  Help us reach $3,000!

Today is the Final Day of the Giving Diapers, Giving Hope Fundraiser! Help us reach $3,000!

The biggest cloth diaper giveaway of the year will end tonight at midnight.  The Giving Diapers, Giving Hope 2012 Fundraiser has already been more successful than I could have imagined but we are less than $300 dollars away from hitting a HUGE milestone of $3,000!  

If you need a reminder of the amazing prizes being offered by the sponsors of this even you can visit the prize list.  {View Prizes}

There are over $1,700 dollars worth of prizes being given away!  The giveaway is hosted on my Facebook Fanpage and to enter you will need to “like” the pages of our sponsors in the Rafflecopter form.  There are no mandatory entries.

For an extra 25 entries you can donate ANY amount!  ANYTHING!  We know that money is tight for a lot of families but every little bit counts.  Even a few dollars spared will combine with the other donations to get us that much closer to $3,000.

The money raised from this fundraiser is going to the filing fee associated with becoming a non-profit.  Any leftovers will them help pay for the operating costs of the organization.

Giving Diapers, Giving Hope has already helped over 70 families start cloth diapering and they are poised to help many more in 2012 with your help!

As always, they appreciate any used (or new) cloth diaper donations as well.  Even if the diapers are in need of minor repair work they can be put to good use.  You can learn more about how to donate on their website:  GivingDiapersGivingHope.org

Lastly, I want to extend an enormous thank you to those companies and partners who made this entire thing possible.  The generosity of the sponsors has really humbled me and makes me realize what an incredible community I am lucky to be a part of.

What are you waiting for?  Get the word out!  Only 1 more day to enter this spectacular giveaway for a great cause!  

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$1,700 in Fluffy Prizes! Enter the Giving Diapers, Giving Hope Fundraiser Giveaway!

Starting January 25 the Giving Diapers, Giving Hope Fundraiser will be open for entries.  The contest will run until February 14 at midnight.  This a Facebook only giveaway that is being hosting within my Fanpage.  As a reminder, GDGH is a wonderful foundation that lends cloth diapers to families in need for the cost of shipping.  They rely on cloth diaper donations and financial contributions to make it all happen.  This fundraiser will provide the majority of their funds for the entire year so we had to make it HUGE!

There are more than $1,700 dollars worth of prizes being given away!  Please join me in thanking all of the sponsors by “liking” their pages.  To enter the giveaway it couldn’t be more simple!  Go to the Tab on my Fanpage or visit the direct link.  Like the pages listed in the Rafflecopter Form.  It is not mandatory to like every single page in order to enter.  The more you like the more entries you get.  However, if you have a specific prize you are really hoping to win please make sure to like the sponsor’s page.  If you don’t like a page you are not eligible to win the prize(s) they sponsored.

Not on Facebook?  You can still enter to win by spreading the word or by making a financial contribution!  You also gain an entry if you attend the Kick-Off Twitter Party on January 25 at 9 PM EST.  RSVP Now for even more prizes!

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There is also a referral entry.  Help spread the word by referring friends to the contest.  Let them know to tell us via the “Were you Referred by a Friend?” and leave your name.  If a referral is pulled then you BOTH win a bonus prize!

Don’t you want to see what you can win?  Here is a breakdown of the many, many prizes being offered.  *Please note that the images are not an exact representation.  Sizes, colors, prints, closures, etc maybe be different that pictured.  Please read the text description for the exact prize being offered.

 

5 bumGenius Elementals in Snaps from NOW Family.  Provided by NOW Family. (ARV $124) One-Size GroVia AIO, One-Size GroVia Shell, Two-pack of GroVia Organic Cotton Soaker Pads, Thirsties Duo Diaper (winner picks size), One-Size GoGreen Pocket Diaper, GroVia Magic Stick, 1 Package of disposable Biosoaker Inserts from Jack be Natural. (ARV $125)

Rainbow Loops Bundle (fitted diapers) in Size Medium (ARV $102.60) provided by Orange Diaper Co.

Incredibum Pack (5 Incredibum OS Diapers, 4 pack of wipes, 4 inserts, 1 large wetbag. Provided by Incredibum
(ARV $100+)

CUSTOM 6 PACK of Bamboo Velour Tushie Ties Tie on Cloth Diapers.  Provided by Tushie Ties. (ARV $90.00+)

SweetBottoms Baby Boutique $100 Gift Certificate.  Provided by Sweetbottoms Baby Boutique.

MEGA PACKAGE including “THE” BALM! Diaper Balm / Skin Repair, Organic, all Natural, Vegan, Cloth Diaper Safe Balm & 1st Aid for Everything Skin, ”THE” BALM! PITS! All Natural, Organic, Soothing Deodorant, ”THE BALM! SANITIZE those HANDS! All Natural, Organic, Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer and MORE! Provided by THE Balm.  (ARV $100)

- 1 FuzziBunz Hanging Diaper Pail, apple green – 1 FuzziBunz Zippered Tote Bag, apple green – 1 Planet Wise Wipe Pouch, bumble dot – 6 Pack of Kissaluvs Premium Organic Wipes – 1 Rockin’ Green Shake It Up Pail Freshener, rage against the raspberries – 1 CJ’s BUTTer Small Stick, pink sugar -1 CJ’s BUTTer Spritz in Pink Sugar. Provided by Modern Cloth (ARV $80+)

BabyKicks Prize Pack: 2- 3g Pocket Diapers (OS Hemp Insert included) 1- Small Hemp Prefold 1- Medium Hemp Prefold 1- 10pack Bamboo Washies  1- Duz-it-All (ARV $78.93) Provided by BabykicksUSA

1 Batumee Diaper, Size 2 (One Size) Scribble Collection 2 Embroidered TCS Diapers, Size 2 (One Size) GN Colors and Embroidery 3 Economy Medium Easyfolds 1 Popo Belt for the Easyfolds. Provided by Oeko Popo (ARV $84.13)

-1 GEN-Y Universal cover (size L). 1 GEN-Y Classic cover (size M), 1 GEN-Y Simplicity cover (size M), and 1 Planetwise Hanging Wet/Dry Bag. Provided by GEN-Y.  (ARV $83)
1 Planet Wise wet bag medium Piccolo Dot print 1 Sigma diaper sprayer 1 Baby Blue Planet Wise pail liner 1 Thirsties wipe pack (neutral print) provided by Abby’s Lane (ARV $75.00)

- 3 Snap Duo All In One Diapers (closure, size, color/print tbd by winner) – 1 jar of Thirsties Booty Love – 1 6 pack of Fab Wipes Provided by Thirsties(ARV $75.00)

“Try Cloth Diapers package” includes- 1 bumGenius Artist Series, 1 Happy Heiny’s One Size, 1 Wahmies One Size, 1 Fuzzibunz One Size, 1 BabyKicks 3g Pocket Diaper provided by Go Green Baby Co. (ARV $70+)

 

More Incredible Prizes Including:

1 AppleCheeks Bundle.  Provided by Baby Dickey.

 

 

Set of 2 bumGenius Freetimes.  Provided by All About Cloth Diapers.

 

 

 

6 Pack of DiaperRite OS Pocket Diapers with inserts. Winner chooses colors. Provided by Diaper Junction.

 

 

 

4 Hand Knit items from Revel Handmade. Winner chooses items.  Provided by Pamela Dayton.

 

 

 

$25.00 Gift Card to Sandbox Lane.  Provided by Sandbox Lane

 

 

$25.00 Gift Certificate to Kelly’s Closet and (1) ones and twos AIO cloth diaper. (1 winner gets GC, 1 winner gets the diaper). Provided by Kelly’s Closet.

 

 

 

3 Pack of Knickernappies Custom Fit Pocket Diapers with Microfiber Inserts in color/size winner’s choice. Provided by Knickernappies.

 

 

 

 

2 Changing Diapers: The Hip Mom’s Guide to Modern Cloth Diapering book provided by Kelly Wels.

 

 

 

3 100% Organic ‘Lil Monkey Hat (fits newborn-3 months). Winner choses color of trim (pink, blue, or ivory). Provided by Hot Mama Gowns.

 

 

 

 

 

Large box of Eco Nuts (360 loads) provided by Eco Nuts.

 

 

One-size pocket diaper in the NEW “Bananas For You” Monkey print, which includes a one-size Organic Hemp Fleece insert, and a bamboo doubler. Provided by MoDia Diapers.

 

 

Thirsties AIO in Gender neutral color provided by Dearest Diapers.

 

 

 

Sweet Pea AI3 in an owl print. Provided by Sweet Pea Diapers.

 

 

 

3 Wooly Rounds (2 winners, 1 set per person).  Provided by Wooly Rounds.

 

 

 

Scholastic’s Story Book Treasures Sign Language Storytelling Stories 3-DVD Set  provided by The Parent Guide.

 

 

Social Media Partners:

These fine blogs are helping spread the word and have made a contribution to the fundraiser.

The Eco Chic
The Eco-Friendly Family
Change-Diapers
Geeky Green Mom
Cloth Diaper Geek
Padded Tush Stats
Boba Blog
All About Cloth Diapers
Baby Dickey

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Support Giving Diapers, Giving Hope and Join the Fundraiser #GivingHOPE Twitter Party 1/25

It is not secret that I have a passion for educationg families about cloth diapers. Therefore it has been an honor to work with Giving Diapers, Giving Hope- a cloth diaper lending foundation- as a member of the Board of Directors for the past 10 months.

If you haven’t heard about Giving Diapers, Giving Hope I will give you a bit of background on their wonderful organization.

In April 2010, Giving Diapers, Giving Hope was started by Kristen McCarthy and Emily Glover as a local cloth diaper lending foundation for Gloucester, MA.  Within weeks of beginning their local service, GDGH’s Facebook page and email inbox were full of inquiries from parents across the country.  To meet this need, Kristen and Emily decided to expand and accept applications from families throughout the United States.   Over the last 10 months, Giving Diapers, Giving Hope has already managed to help over 70 families cloth diaper their babies.

2011 was a great year but 2012 is going to be even better!  As a way to help Giving Diapers, Giving Hope I’ll be throwing a fundraiser with two parts.

First, I would like to invite you to join myself (@KimRosas) and @GivingDiapers, as well as my special guests, for a night of Twitter fun.  This night also happens to be my birthday!

Hosts:

@KimRosas, @GivingDiapers and more friends TBA!

Date:

January 25 9-10 PM EST (My Birthday!)

Hashtag:

#GivingHOPE

Details:

Join @KimRosas, @GivingDiapers and friends for an evening of Fluffy Fun and Support!  Tweet with #GivingHOPE as we kick off the 2012 Fundraiser for Giving Diapers, Giving Hope.  There will many prizes given to guests at the party so make sure to RSVP below.  There is no obligation to donate to attend!  We just want to raise awareness about GDGH and tell you more details about the BIG Facebook Promotion to be revealed on January 25 as well.  *Hint- HUGE prizes in store for the Facebook Promo include a prize pack from BabyKicks, $100 Gift Certificate to SweetBottoms Baby, Oeko Popo Prize Pack, AppleCheeks Little Bundle, 2 bumGenius Freetimes, ‘Lil Monkey Hats from Hot Mama Gowns, 3 Custom Fit Knickernappies, 6 Diaper Rite Pockets, 2 Changing Diapers books by Kelly Wels, Thirsties AIO, a Rainbow loops Bundle from Orance Diaper Co, more handmade knits from Revel Handmade, “The” BALM products, GroVia AIO, and MORE!  RSVPing to the Twitter Party also gets you a few extra entries into the FB Promo WINK WINK.

Prizes:

You know there will be a few prizes!  Sponsors are still coming in (and if you are a company interested in sponsoring you can email dirtydiaperlaundry@gmail.com for information) but you can expect to see these prizes and more!  Products from “THE” Balm, a hand knit item from Revel Handmade, GroVia AIO from Jack Be Natural, Sweetbottoms Baby Boutique is sponsoring lots of CJ’s BUTTer goodies, Diaper Junction is providing 6 Diaper Rite Pocket Diapers, and there will be more!  While this isn’t as swanky as lot of other Twitter Parties the main goal is to just chat and learn more about GDGH.

RSVP:

To be eligible for the prizes at the #GivingHOPE Twitter Party you MUST RSVP and tweet at least once during the party.

Use the Rafflecopter below to RSVP.  The more sponsors you follow the better your chances of winning at the party.  Remember, to win you must have tweeted at least once.  Because this is a fundraiser sponsors have been asked to make a donation to Giving Diapers, Giving Hope.  Everyone listed has made a donation so please follow them and show them love for their support!

 


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