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Events & Donation Drop Sites

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WHAT'S HAPPENING

Stay in the loop with Keeping Families Covered! From diaper drives and fundraisers to volunteer opportunities and community events, learn more about the work being done to help individuals and families get back on their feet.

LEND A HAND

     Donation Drop Sites

Got diapers or period supplies to donate?

 

Drop them into the collection boxes at any of these

locations during normal business hours.

 

Interested in becoming a donation drop site?

Contact us! We're happy to provide a box!

Diamond Residential Mortgage (Libertyville) 

533 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Libertyville, IL 60048

The Graphics Company 

1401 Delany Rd.

Gurnee, IL 60031

Allstate Calderwood Agency

529 N. Lake St.

Mundelein, IL 60060

Clean Bee Flooring & Upholstery Care

108 South Sheridan Road

Lakemoor, IL 60051

Diaper Drives

Costing nearly $70-$80 a month per baby, 1 in 2 families struggle to afford an adequate amount of diapers. For many parents facing financial hardship, it comes down to the difficult decision between affording diapers, paying bills, or buying groceries. 

At Keeping Families Covered, we host monthly drives that collect diapers to directly benefit our diaper banks and mobile diaper pantry. Currently, we distribute over 1,000,000 diapers to families each year. In order to maintain and surpass that number, we need help from volunteers to help host and facilitate drives each month. We also need cash donations to purchase quantities and sizes of diapers that we cannot count on from diaper drives alone. 

Access to clean diapers is crucial to improving the well-being of babies and their families. When diaper banks provide one of a baby’s most basic needs, we help parents succeed. 

We are working to end diaper need. With your help, we can.

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Period Product Drives

The average woman spends 2,535 days on their period in a lifetime. For the 1 in 4 women who struggles with period poverty, those days are stressful, unsanitary, and financially draining. For 1 in 3 low-income women, this means missing work, school, and outings because of a lack of period supplies.

At Keeping Families Covered, we host monthly drives that collect period supplies to support our basic needs banks and mobile pantry. Currently, we distribute over 200,000 free period products to individuals each year. In order to maintain and surpass that number, we need help from volunteers to help host and facilitate drives each month. We also need cash donations to purchase quantities and types of period supplies that we cannot count on from drives alone. 

We are working to end period poverty. With your help, we can. 

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