Imagine everything it takes to be a mother.

Now imagine it without diapers.

what, why, & where
you're giving

A mother in need is a child in need

Donation Drive • April 29 - May 8, 2016


Families represent 63% of those living in Orange County shelters and they are in need of basic essential items such as diapers, wipes and food. HomeAid Essentials for Young Lives is a community-wide effort to collect these essential items in partnership with the Children and Families Commission of Orange County. Join the movement today and help homeless families living in shelters by running a drive, collecting donations or contributing below. HomeAid's purpose is to end homelessness. To learn more visit

Did you know?

One in three American families struggle to provide diapers.

Families represent 63% of those living in Orange County shelters.

Mothers who are struggling to provide diapers are more likely to be living paycheck to paycheck and are under pressure to meet everyday needs.

California ranks #5 in the nation with highest child homelessness.


California reported 334,131 homeless children in 2010.

Find a Drive

Search to find the nearest public drop-off location or email us about starting your own drive. If you're up and running, you can download the HomeAid Essentials Action Kit to theme your drop-off location and digital profiles.

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Thank you to our Partners

Children & Families Commission Albertsons Vons Foundation UPS YMCA NBC4 Tribune Building Industry Association Bank of America St. Joseph Hospital

BIAOC Next Gen Jackson, DeMarco, Tidus & Peckenpaugh Childrens Hospital FirstService Residential AAA Shea Homes TimeWarner Cable Cox Communications

Developer's Edge

The Knowland Family

The Lister Family

The Management Trust

Trumark Homes