Skagit County Proclaims “Diaper Need Awareness Week”

Director of the Diaper Bank of Skagit County, Calista Scott, noted that there were families that could not afford diapers for their children, and diaper banks across the country helped families obtain the diapers they needed.  Ms. Scott reported that last year, diaper banks in the National Diaper Bank Network secured similar proclamations from the … Continue reading Skagit County Proclaims “Diaper Need Awareness Week”

The Fight for Basic Needs

Aug. 15, 2016 By Joanne Goldblum Contributor Our government aid policies actually perpetuate poverty by fighting it with short sighted half measures. https://www.usnews.com/opinion/articles/2016-08-15/the-solution-to-ending-poverty-is-in-the-details I attended to the big picture stuff, like getting them subsidized housing and making sure that everyone was signed up with Medicaid. As a social worker serving families who had been homeless, … Continue reading The Fight for Basic Needs