By ABC7 Chicago Digital Team Wednesday, September 20, 2023
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (WLS) -- Wednesday there's an event in Waukegan to help families with a mobile diaper pantry. It's part of National Diaper Need Awareness Week.
About one in two families struggle with diaper need with families spending about $800 a year in diapers.
Ann Marie Mathis with Keeping Families Covered joined ABC7 to talk about how common the struggle is, how it is a global problem and how people can help.
The mobile diaper pantry will be held a the Lake County Health Department's Belvidere Medical Building, 2400 Belvidere Rd in Waukegan from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.