1 in 3 families struggle to afford diapers every month.
Due to COVID-19, our diaper pantry is now done by appointment only. Appointments are available every Thursday 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. in 30 minute increments, one family per time slot. You can schedule an appointment via our Facebook page or by calling or texting (423) 724-7398.
You will be required to wear a mask while in our office.
In keeping with our mission statement, our families are allowed one free pack every month. They can earn Diaper Bucks by volunteering for other non-profits,
their children's school, and other pre-approved events.
We also offer a clothing exchange program for sizes Newborn to 4T. All we ask is that you return the clothing when the next size is needed. For more information, check out Rowan & Elias Clothing Closet.
Diaper Pantry Days
Thursdays 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
By Appointment Only
How do I get Help?
Visit Our Facebook page or
Call/Text (423) 724-7398
to book an appointment
❤️ We will be offering each family one diaper pick up every month, with opportunities to earn more.
❤️ You will need a DHS food stamp letter, proof of disability or proof of income to receive help.
❤️ We will need to know the child’s size when you pre-register.
**We do not give diapers to un-born children, we do have a Mom to Be Program, that allows you to get diapers for other kids, and diapers once your baby is born.**
Here are some Diaper Facts
Diapers are expensive—they can cost $70 to $80 or more each month—and they can’t be bought with food stamps or WIC. As a result, parents try to make do without or by stretching their supply by leaving babies in dirty diapers longer or by reusing diapers.
A diaper is a small thing, but it can impact big things.
• Not having diapers means parents can’t leave their children with a childcare provider, most of which require parents to provide disposable diapers for their children. So parents can’t go to work to earn money.
• Not having diapers means a longer time between changes, which can lead to severe diaper rash and other health problems.
• Not having diapers means that babies who cry because their diaper is dirty will cry that much longer, increasing stress for parents struggling to make ends meet.
• And not having diapers can adversely affect a mother’s feeling of self-worth as a mother, negatively impacting the mother-child bond. The need is tremendous—the healthy child will require an average of 50 diaper changes a week. That’s approximately 2600 diaper changes a year. And with more than 48% of the nation’s children under age three living in poverty level or low-income families, there are approximately 5.4 million children who could use the help. Diaper banks help by distributing diapers to families in need through social service agencies serving children and their caregivers. There are over 200 diaper banks across the country, but they do not come close to meeting the need.