Berkshire Community
Diaper Project

The Berkshire Community Diaper Project, Inc. (BCDP) raises funds and collects diaper donations to provide these essential items for parents who struggle to afford them for their children. Research has demonstrated that 30% of low-income parents struggle to afford diapers (Smith et al, Pediatrics, 2013). In Berkshire Country, 2,000 children qualify for one of three WIC Programs (Pittsfield, North Adams, Great Barrington) and dietary insufficiency usually goes along with diaper need. In addition, families for whom seasonal employment may drop off, or who may incur a large financial setback (i.e. car repairs, medical bills) may be temporarily unable to afford diapers and need our help.