To the editor:
For the first time since we started in 2015, there will not be a formal diaper drive this year. We are still distributing diapers and appreciate continuing support for this effort. We still welcome donations, mailed to the Ecumenical Diaper Bank, c/o Midcoast Friends Meeting, P.O. Box 714, Damariscotta, ME 04543. Checks should be made out to Damariscotta Baptist Church with “diapers” on the memo line.
During this shutdown, the Ecumenical Diaper Bank is working with the Ecumenical Food Pantry in Newcastle and is distributing diapers every Tuesday morning. All visitors to the food pantry remain in their cars and each car receives a list of what is available at the pantry that day. When diapers are requested, the food bank volunteers turn to our volunteer, who keeps a supply of diapers in the trunk of her car.
Thanks to the past generosity of the seven area churches that have held diaper drives from Mother’s Day to Father’s Day each year, the diaper bank has walked with over 100 families weekly from newborn sizes through 6’s to Pull-Ups. Parents with diaper needs should continue to come to the Ecumenical Food Pantry in Newcastle on Tuesday mornings.
Managers, Ecumenical Diaper Bank