Child Care Aware of NWA aims to collect over 20K diapers for ‘Diaper Dash’

Northwest Arkansas News

3rd Annual Diaper Dash, a virtual diaper drive benefiting young families in need

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KNWA/ KFTA) — Child Care Aware of NWA is back at it again this year, with the goal of collecting 20,021 diapers for it’s 3rd Annual ‘Diaper Dash’ drive. The non-profit serves as a resource center for families and child care providers, providing child care referrals in 17 counties in Northwest Arkansas, the River Valley, and south central Arkansas.

Co-Director Michelle Wynn and Erica Vaughan of Courtyard Marriott & Hyatt of Fayetteville joined KNWA Today to share details on this year’s ‘Diaper Dash’ and how to get involved throughout the entire month of March. The organization is calling on both the community and local businesses to pitch in.

“The diaper drive is for our Healthy Families program in Benton County, it’s going to be a virtual drive. We still need our local businesses to support us. We appreciate all of our businesses in the past and we’re excited to get started this month.” said Wynn.

You can drop off donations at Child Care Aware of NWA’s office in Rogers. You can also donate online through Walmart or Amazon, and have the diapers sent to the following address.

Child Care Aware of NWA
1401 South 8th Street
Rogers, AR 72756

You can even call to schedule a pick-up — 479-899-6374.

The drive runs through March 31. For more info on Child Care Aware of NWA, events and recourses the organization provides, be sure to visit their website.

SCAN these QR codes with your smartphone to donate online!

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