A Little Goes A Long Way
For the price of a daily cup of coffee, you can help under resourced families meet their most basic needs.
Donations Via PayPal & Credit Card
Donations directly support our diaper and period product distribution programs, which provide over 1,000,000 free diapers and 120,000 period supplies to families in need every year. Although we give them away, we purchase 80% of the diapers and period products for our programs. We rely on fundraising events, drives, and cash donations to fulfill our mission of ensuring that every family has the basics they need to thrive. Donations do more than just put diapers and period products on a shelf in our warehouse. They make a real and lasting impact in the lives of over 2,000 families each month. Changing the world starts with you.
Donations Via Snail Mail
Monetary donations make it possible for us to continue providing specific sizes and quantities of diapers, and period products, that we can’t always count on from drives alone. We can purchase those items for less than half of retail cost, which means that your donation is essentially doubled.
Ask about our monthly and planned giving options.
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Other Ways We Help
Keeping Families Covered provides diapers and other basic needs to families.
Maternity wear and children's clothing is gently used. Baby care equipment is new.
Every item we receive is thoroughly inspected to meet our strict quality standards.
We only accept and distribute gently used items that are in GOOD CONDITION (free of holes, stains and damage).
Items that we cannot use are recycled*.
Children’s Clothing and Shoes (Newborn to Youth Size 12)
Disposable Diapers (Babies, Toddlers & Seniors), Wipes and Period Supplies
*There are always people in need. If you have other items not listed above, take a look at our partner agencies that accept donations that we cannot here.
In-Person & After-Hours Donations Accepted
Donations are accepted at our Waukegan office Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM by appointment.
Donations are accepted at our McHenry office the first 3 Wednesdays of every month from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
Due to the constraints of our business hours, we also have an after-hours donation bin
located directly outside the Waukegan office and a donation drop slot at the McHenry office.