Rep. Hill-Evans and colleagues to host 'Diaper Need Awareness Week' news conference and donation event Monday at state Capitol

HARRISBURG, Sept. 23 – State Reps. Carol Hill-Evans, D-York; Tina Davis, D-Bucks; Kyle Mullins, D- Lackawanna; and Eddie Day Pashinski, D- Luzerne, will host a news conference at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 27 in the Capitol East Wing Rotunda to officially kick off "Diaper Need Awareness Week" in Pennsylvania.

Hill-Evans said the event will coincide with a week-long Diaper Drive. Donation boxes will be set up outside the Capitol offices of the participating legislators beginning Monday, Sept. 27 and ending Friday, Oct. 1. The Diaper Drive is being held in conjunction with Healthy Steps Diaper Bank.

Diaper Need Awareness Week, along with legislative proposals such as H.B. 692 and H.B. 888, aim to expand access to diapers and ensure that all children in Pennsylvania are clean, healthy and dry.