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2014

►Diaper Bank’s Baby Contest Hits the News
From, The Entertainment Magazine, Monday Nov. 10, 2014

Tucson, AZ  Nov. 10, 2014 –  Calling all babies, the Diaper Bank is looking for “THE” face to represent us in 2015… Read More

►Diaper Bank Celebrates 20
From, Tucson.com  August 25, 2014

Tucson, AZ  August, 25 , 2014 –  The Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona is getting ready to celebrate two decades of service … Read More

►On Your Mark: Crawl!
From, explorernews.com  July 15, 2014

Tucson, AZ July 15, 2014 –  The center court at Tucson Mall will be jumping with action Saturday, July 19 as babies compete for first place during the Diaper Derby which will benefit the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona …  Read More

Dance Team Gives Sneak Peek of DWOS 2014
From KGUN9, April 28, 2014

Tucson, AZ April 28, 2014 – Pat Miller, Lannie Sullivan and Rachele Peterson gave Tucsonans a glimpse of what they can expect at the Westin La Paloma Friday night…  Click Here to See Video

Stars Come Out For Diaper Bank
From Arizona Daily Star, April 27, 2014

Tucson, AZ April 27, 2014 – Tucson business and community leaders are donning their dancing shoes and getting ready to razzle and dazzle  at this year’s Dancing With Our Stars …  Read More

Boy Scout’s Project Benefits Diaper Bank
From Tucson News Now, April 16 2014

Tucson, AZ April 16, 2014 – Devan Ashcraft’s  Eagle Scout project will have people running, walking and crawling to help the Diaper Bank, May 3rd in Marana.  Read More

Twin Peaks Goes Above and Beyond
From Marana News, February 8, 2014

Tucson, AZ February 8, 2014 – With help from Twin Peaks Veterinary Clinic the students at Twin Peaks Elementary School not only met their goal for a diaper drive benefiting the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona, they surpassed it. Read More

►Elementary School Steps Up for Diaper Bank
From Arizona Daily Star, January 30, 2014

Tucson, AZ January 30, 2014 – Twin Peaks Elementary School, with the help of a local veterinary center, is donating more than 7,000 diapers to the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona. Read More

2013

►MIXfm Boosts December Diaper Drive
From 94.9 MIXfm Website, December 2, 2013

Tucson, AZ, December 2, 2013– MIXfm’s Bobby Rich makes a call out to the community to support the Diaper Bank’s December Diaper Drive efforts. Read More

►Mysterious Holiday Adventure Benefits Diaper Bank
From Arizona Daily Star, November 26, 2013

Tucson, AZ, November 26, 2013– MIXfm’s annual radio play blasts off at the Fox Theatre December 1.  Read More

Changing Lives One Diaper at a Time
From Tattoo Sales Website, November 25, 2013

Tucson, AZ, November 25, 2013– Every day, somewhere in America, a mother is hoping that her baby’s diaper can last just a little bit longer … Read More

300,000 diapers donated to Southern Arizona diaper bank
From the Arizona Daily Star, October 4, 2013

Tucson, AZ, October 4, 2013–  The massive shipment of diapers that landed in Tucson October 3, 2013 caught the attention of our largest newspaper … Read More

Two Million Diapers Part Two
MEDIA RELEASE

Tucson, AZ, October 3, 2013– Two semis packed with boxes of diapers wound their way from Kansas into town today. Knowing that the Diaper Bank has limited resources, the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona and Tucson Medical Center stepped up with temporary warehouse space … Read More

Diaper Bank Has New Executive Director
MEDIA RELEASE

Tucson, AZ, September 30, 2013– The Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona is proud to announce that Lindsey H. Jones has joined its team as the new Executive Director …  Read more

Diaper Need Awareness Still on in Tucson

Tucson, AZ – September 20, 2013 – The Pima County Board of Supervisors’ Sept. 17th proclamation making  Sept. 15-21 Diaper Need Awareness Week caught the presses’ attention and helped shine more light on a growing need … Read more

Click Automotive Boosts Diaper Need Awareness
September 9, 2013 – News of Diaper Need Awareness Week in Tucson was spread far and wide thanks to work of Jim Click and Holmes Tuttle Automotive Team … Read More

Diaper Need Awareness Week’s Happy Kickoff
MEDIA RELEASE

Tuscon, AZ, August 27, 2013– Forget Justin Bieber backpacks or trendy clothes, what Lily Elena wants for her 10th birthday is diapers, lots of diapers, in fact she hopes she will get 1,000 diapers for every year of her life … Read More

2012

Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona Awarded Coveted TEP/UNS Grant
MEDIA RELEASE

Tucson, AZ- Nov. 28- $4,048 will be awarded to the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona, to purchase warehouse carts to assist volunteers in the safe and efficient delivery of diapers to a wide range of nonprofit organizations. > Read More

 


2011
Basic Need a High-Priority Issue for Many
From the Arizona Daily Star, December 25, 2011
Rachele Peterson and other volunteers with the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona suggest you celebrate the season with something white and fluffy that doesn’t need to be blown or shoveled…>Read More


2010
Huggies to Donate 201,500 Diapers to Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona
For Immediate Release
As part of “Every Little Bottom,” a national campaign  that kicks off today (June 14), Huggies® is donating 201,500 diapers to the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona.  >Read More

Building a Nonprofit From the Inside Out
      Article by Joanne Fritz, About.com
Hildy Gottlieb had, in her words, an epiphany after her company, Help 4 Nonprofits, began a diaper drive as a community service several years ago. > Read More


2009
Dancing for diapers brings bucks
From the Arizona Daily Star, May 21, 2009
Tucson’s version of Dancing With the Stars turned out to be a boon for bare bottoms. >Read More


2008
Give the gift of giving this holiday season
Our view: Contributions to local, helping organizations seed new hope
From the Arizona Daily Star, December 3, 2008
As the holiday season unfolds, our thoughts naturally turn to giving. Instead of or in addition to buying a bauble for someone you love this year, consider making a gift to a helping organization in their name.
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►From One Mother To Another
       From Inside Arizona Business, August 18, 2008
Tucson based nonprofit organization, From One Mother to Another, is holding a fund raising event on September 13th, 2008 at the Leo Rich Theater at 7pm.  Read More

►Cash for diapers, cha-cha-cha
       From the Arizona Daily Star/Foothills, May 22, 2008
The Dancing With our Stars fundraiser at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort raised about $20,000 for the Southern Arizona Community Diaper Bank. > Read More

Southern Arizona Community Diaper Bank to host 2nd Annual Dancing With Our Stars
       From the Foothills News, April 24, 2008
Looking for a repeat performance, the Southern Arizona Community Diaper Bank (SACDB) is having their 2nd Annual “Dancing With Our Stars.” The event, to be held on May 16 at Loews Ventana Canyon…> Read More

►JFSA diaper drive increases goal for 2008
       From the Arizona Jewish Post, February 22, 2008
For the third year, the Jewish Community Relations Council and Women’s Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona are sponsoring a diaper drive…> Read More

Students get pampered after diaper drive
       From the Tucson Citizen, January 1, 2008
After collecting thousands of diapers, students in Elizabeth Rodriguez-Quihuis’ fourth-grade class at Davis Bilingual Learning Center are headed to “High School Musical On Tour” on Wednesday. > Read More


2007

Aidan Sings! John Corbett Band in Concert
       From the Tucson Weekly (City Week), December 13, 2007

You’d probably recognize John Corbett from his role in Sex and the City or My Big Fat Greek Wedding, but the actor is also a musician. > Read More

John Corbett due Dec. 16 for benefit at Maverick
       From the Arizona Daily Star (AZ NightBuzz), November 29, 2007

Hollywood hottie and novice country singer John Corbett returns to The Maverick – King of Clubs for a concert Dec. 16 benefiting the Tucson Diaper Bank and Junior Achievement. > Read More 

Mama’s Diaper Drive
       From the Tucson Weekly, August 30, 2007 
During September, Mama’s Famous Pizza and Heros is holding a diaper drive for the Reachout Pregnancy Center and the Community Diaper Bank. > Read More

Moving up: The changing face of Tucson’s business
       From the Arizona Daily Star, July 16, 2007
Diaper Bank gets interim director. > Read More

Dancing for Diapers
       From the Tucson Weekly (City Week), May 17, 2007
Do you like watching Dancing With the Stars? Does the thought of local bigshots potentially embarrassing themselves appeal to you? Do you support helping babies and others in need? > Read More

Jewish community giving a boost to the diaper bank
       From the Arizona Daily Star, February 27, 2007
Members of Tucson’s Jewish community have joined together to coordinate a diaper drive that will ease the burden on the Southern Arizona Community Diaper Bank. > Read More


2006

Hells Angels drive nets 14,000 diapers for needy
       Reprinted from the Tucson Citizen, December 14, 2006
 
Tucson members of the Hells Angels motorcycle club collected 14,000 diapers – twice the number anticipated – during a one-day diaper drive Dec. 1 at Berky’s Bar, 5769 E. Speedway Blvd. > Read More
   
Infants aren’t the only ones in need
       From the Arizona Daily Star, December 3, 2006
 
Lynda Hanna hopes for a white Christmas. This native Tucsonan isn’t praying for snow; she’s dreaming of diapers. > Read More

 
Diaper bank ‘nearly empty,’ issues appeal
       From the Tucson Citizen, August 25, 2006
 
The Southern Arizona Community Diaper Bank needs diapers for disabled people, the elderly and babies.
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2005
 

Diaper bank founders find success in letting go
     Opinion by Richard Ducote

       From the Arizona Daily Star, September 11, 2005
 
Business owners often say the sure sign of success is leaving the firm in the hands of others and moving on. > Read More

Lending a Helping Hand
     Thousands of Tucsonans–many of them children–find themselves in need
       From the Tucson Weekly, September 1, 2005
 
Food, clothing and shelter might be three basic necessities of life, but what if poverty mandates that one must choose between them? That daunting task often confronts tens of thousands of poor households in Tucson, forcing them to make very difficult decisions. > Read More

 


2000
 

Family-man Marx returns to stage for benefit
    By Cathalena E. Burch
       From the Arizona Daily Star, Friday, 15 December 2000
 

For the past three years, Richard Marx the singer has been hiding in the shadow of Richard Marx the

songwriter/producer. Which brings Richard Marx the doting father off the road and out of the shadows so he can sit at the head of the dinner table every night with his three young sons and his wife, Cynthia Rhodes. And Richard Marx the man wouldn’t have it any other way.> Read More

Business owners Hildy Gottlieb and Dimitri Petropolis received an unexpected reaction when they sought help publicizing their diaper drive in 1994. “That very first year we actually got radio stations that took time out of their busy day to call us and laugh at us. They said, ‘This is the stupidest thing I ever heard of,'” Gottlieb said. > Read More

Breakfast is served.The 7th Annual December Diaper Drive Kickoff 2000 begins 8-11 a.m. Saturday with the help of local radio personalities.> Read More  ► Diaper Bank seeks help to meet goal     From the Arizona Daily Star, Saturday, 26 August 2000  The Diaper Bank could hit bottom. It needs money and diapers. One million diapers is the goal of the Southern Arizona Community Diaper Bank’s 7th Annual December Diaper Drive 2000. A lot of diapers? Sure. But it’s only halfway to Tucson’s annual need of 2 million baby and adult diapers..> Read More ► Diapers for needy babies take wing     From the Arizona Daily Star, Sunday, 23 January 2000  When you collect hundreds of thousands of diapers, you’ve got to put them somewhere, and yesterday, volunteers for the Southern Arizona Community Diaper Bank gathered to hurl 100,000 of them over a balcony at ReSolve Inc., 4433 E. Broadway, onto trucks to be taken to storage. > Read More  1999 ► (But it’s a) Dry Heat: Good Deeds Indeed          From the Arizona Daily Star, Thursday, December 9, 1999  The students at Immaculate Heart Academy do indeed have good hearts. Kids from the private K-12 Catholic school started out the school year by collecting more than 2,000 pairs of socks for Pio Decimo Center. Then they moved on to the 1999 December Diaper Drive. .> Read More

► Diaper drive no joke now: Charitable act exemplifies impact small firm can have     By Tiffany Kjos       From the Arizona Daily Star, 4 December 2000