Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Cloth For A Cause Grow Your Stash Bash Giveaway & Cloth Diaper Fundraiser!



Spring is here, but I had failed to host my annual cloth diaper drive and giveaway. In leiu of that event, I have decided to team up with a fantastic group of cloth loving bloggers to introduce you all to another cloth diaper charity, Cloth For A Cause. I encourage you to read on about this wonderful non-profit and how they are making an impact on improving the lives of low-income families and helping the world become a greener place!

Parents decide to use cloth diapers for a multitude of reasons. Some choose cloth diapers because it is kinder to the environment. Others choose cloth diapers because of the long term cost savings. Some families, though, are truly struggling: they are part of the one in three families in the United States and Canada who have to choose between buying disposable diapers and buying food or paying rent. Regardless of why these families choose cloth, the start up costs can often be intimidating. For that 33%, the start up costs can be crippling and seemingly insurmountable. That's where Cloth for a Cause, Cloth Diaper Addicts, Viva Veltoro, and Leettle Baby... and the Build Your Stash Bash comes into play.

Cloth for a Cause is a brand new Canadian charity. We've been operating since 2011 with a simple mission: to help those 33% get their babies in diapers. In the year and a half that we've been open, Cloth for a Cause has expanded from one little chapter here in Prince George to fourteen stretching across Canada. We've helped nearly 150 families get their babies in cloth. Last month, Cloth for a Cause became a legal charity. Not only does that mean that our ability to help struggling families has grown, it also means that our need for assistance has grown! You can help by donating to Cloth for a Cause through our PayPal account or by sending a cloth diaper donation to one of our chapters. (If you live in Canada and are making a donation of $20 or greater, we can issue a tax receipt!) If you're near one of our local chapters, you can donate material goods and cash directly to the chapter. If you're not and you'd like to donate some diapers, our Nova Scotia chapter has a large need for services!


Now for the Grow Your Stash part of the Grow Your Stash Bash!

Sponsors

Several wonderful companies have teamed up to put together to help us put together two awesome packages to Grow Your Stash!

Package #1 is open to Canada and the US:
One Best Bottom Shell and two medium inserts from Nicki's Diapers

One Glow Bug Spectrum Package (six diapers, eight inserts, and a wetbag)

One newborn diaper by Diapers by Chris

One pocket diaper and insert from Hunny Bunny Baby Wear

One fabulous bag of Rockin Green detergent!

One AppleCheeks swim diaper!

Package #2 is open to Canada only:

A Thirsties Package (Thirstiest Prefold, a Thirsties Stay Dry insert, a Thirsties Duo Cover, and a Snappi pack) and a Rockin Green sample pack, all nicely bundled in a Cozy Bums shopping bag.

A fifty dollar gift certificate to Lagoon Baby

One Glow Bug Spectrum Package (six diapers, eight inserts, and a wetbag)

One pocket diaper and insert from Hunny Bunny Baby Wear

One fabulous bag of Rockin Green detergent!

One AppleCheeks swim diaper!

One diaper and wetbag from EcoWays!


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Cloth For A Cause, Cloth Diaper Addicts, Viva Veltoro, Leettle Baby, and other participating bloggers are not responsible for sponsors who do not fulfill prize obligations.

22 comments:

  1. "Facebook #1" doesn't have a link...?

    amyallen76 at gmail dot com

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    1. Facebook #1 is now up and running...sorry!

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  2. The glow bug diapers! But all of it really.

    Also, out of curiosity, why with the math? I am horrible at math.

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    1. Canada has giveaway rules, the math problem idea was not my doing though!

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  3. I am most excited about the swim diaper! I"m so anxious to try one and we will be going to the beach in a couple of weeks!

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  4. I am most excited about being able to actually start my cloth stash! :)

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  5. I am most excited about being able to actually start my cloth stash!!

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  6. I've been wanting to try Best Bottoms and Glow Bug diapers for quite awhile. And who doesn't love Applecheeks? :)

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  7. Glow Bug Spectrum package would be sweet!!

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  8. i'm really excited to have a chance to win a hunnybunny wear diaper

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  9. excited to just have the chance to win a cloth diaper that i dont' have yet!

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  10. Wow. This would be amazing as a way to grow our stash - expecting our LO in November and there are so many options... I have no idea where to start! This would be great.

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  11. I'm the most excited about all of the different kinds of cloth diapers included in these packages. I've already purchased Glowbugs but I would also like to try some other kinds of cloth diapers so we can see what we like.

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  12. I'm most excited about the glowbug diapers- I've been wanting to give them a try since I first stumbled across their website!

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  13. I'm excited to get the chance to win some diapers :)

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  14. I am most excited about the applecheeks swim diaper

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  15. I'm excited to possibly re-start my stash since all of my old covers are too small for my daughter now :( me and my husband have really been struggling financially lately and I won't be able to buy any cloth for a while

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    1. Have you been following along with the "Flats Challenge"? On day 2 the topic was on supplies and preparation. Many of us participating spent well under $100 for entire stashes. I haven't read them all yet, so I am not sure who spent less.

      http://dirtydiaperlaundry.com/3rd-annual-flats-and-handwashing-challenge-day-2-supplies-and-preparation/

      Also, check out the "Cloth Diaper Assistance" tab at the top of the page. There are some links to various cloth diaper banks & etc. I update this page as often as I can.

      I wish the best for you and your family!

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    2. I actually have not but thank you I will take a look at that! I actually have some flats but no covers that fit anymore so I didn't know where to get inexpensive covers. I literally have $2 in my bank account right now so I can't buy any at the moment :( Thank you so much for all the information though and for the good wishes!!

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  16. i'm having a problem getting the facebook links to show up how many are on a page 9?

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  17. I am excited about the newborn diaper by chris

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  18. I am excited about the swim diaper by Applecheeks, as we are going swimming in a few weeks, and I don't have any swim diapers for my little baby girl yet. I am also excited about the Rockin Green, as I just finished the bag I had of it. I really like it.

    -Hannah Avery

    hannahavery85@yahoo.com

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