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Fundraising Auction for Diaper Bank of the Rockies
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This newly formed not-for-profit 501 (C)3 was founded by Brooke Smith because she saw the growing urgency for diapers to families in need and the lack of adequate supplies by other non-profits. Diaper Bank of the Rockies is the first and only diaper bank in Colorado and needs your help!

4/30/2012
When: Monday, April 30th
5:30 - 9:00 pm
Where: Il Fornaio
8000 E Belleview Ave
Denver, Colorado 
United States
Contact: Brooke Smith
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You are personally invited to join us for cocktails and appetizers at our first fundraising event!

RSVP to bsmith@diaperbankoftherockies.com

Both Angela and her husband were laid off from their jobs during these tough economic times and have two small children still in diapers.  Having to swallow her pride, she was forced to seek the help of housing and food assistance.   

Angela was finally able to obtain employment but was making half what she was before being laid off and her husband was still struggling to find a steady job.  While Angela had a job that paid just above minimum wage, even with assistance she struggled to pay the $200 dollars a month, (almost one week worth of wages), to keep her two kids in diapers.  Even more challenging was that her daycare center required that she bring several diapers per day, per child as a requirement of their daycare. While Angela was grateful for what services she could find to help her through this difficult time, there wasn’t a resource available to help her with the high cost of diapers, until now…Introducing

Diaper Bank of the Rockies

This newly formed not-for-profit 501 (C)3 was founded by Brooke Smith because she saw the growing urgency for diapers to families in need and the lack of adequate supplies by other non-profits.Diaper Bank of the Rockiesis the first and only diaper bank in Colorado and needs your help!

Suggested donation:  $150                                               
All donations are welcome and appreciated.  Please help us reach our fundraising goal of $50,000 to supply more than 200 of Colorado families with desperately needed diapers. 

Donations can be made at www.diaperbankoftherockies.com

Did you know?
· 1 in 3 American families are struggling to afford the high cost of diapers that can cost as much as $100 per month for one child
· Some children are forced to stay in soiled diapers for long periods of time, which can lead to: urinary tract infections, staph infections, severe diaper rashes and communicable diseases.
· Colorado has 46,560 children under the age of 3 living below the federal poverty line ($22,350 per year for a family of 4).


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