CNY Diaper Bank and Crouse Hospital Team Up To Help Prevent Diaper Need

Jan 29, 2019

Crouse Hospital and the CNY Diaper Bank are teaming up to help prevent diaper need right here in our community. Starting this week, nurses will discuss diaper need with new moms to help ensure that families in need have access to an adequate supply of diapers for their newborn child.

City Commissioner to help kick off CNY Diaper Bank’s volunteer events in honor of “Diaper Need Awareness Week”

Sept 17, 2018

City of Syracuse Commissioner of the Department of Neighborhood and Business Development, Stephanie Pasquale, will join volunteers to kick off CNY Diaper Bank’s week of activities in honor of Diaper Need Awareness Week in Syracuse Sept. 24-30.


July 20, 2018

Michela Hugo began the CNY Diaper Bank two years ago with the goal of collecting 10,000 diapers for struggling families.

170,000 diapers donated to CNY Diaper Bank

July 18, 2018

For families struggling to make ends meet, every expense adds up.


July 18, 2018

Huggies donates to CNY diaper bank

CNY Diaper Bank Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary With Collection of More Than 150,000 Diapers During Mother's Day Diaper Drive

June 7, 2018

CNY Diaper Bank collected more than 150,214 diapers during its third annual “Make a Mother’s Day” Diaper Drive this May, meeting and surpassing its goal of 100,000. 


May 8, 2018 - 93Q

Michela talks #DiaperNeed in CNY and the May diaper drive.


CNY Diaper Bank Aims to Collect 100,000 Diapers This Mother’s Day

Apr 30, 2018

Community members invited to participate in third annual “Make a Mother’s Day” Diaper Drive  

Diaper need in CNY

Dec 8, 2017 - LocalSYR

Jubilee Homes hosts a diaper drive for the holidays and spreads the word about diaper need in CNY

Assemblyman Magnarelli to Present a New York State Citation to CNY
Diaper Bank in Honor of “National Diaper Need Awareness Week”

Sep 22, 2017

New York State Assemblyman William B. Magnarelli will present a New York State Citation to the Central New York Diaper Bank recognizing the week of Sept. 25-Oct. 1 as National Diaper Need Awareness Week in Syracuse.

CNY Diaper Banks celebrates Mother's Day with diaper donation drive

May 3, 2017 -

The CNY Diaper Bank is holdings its second annual "Make a Mother's Day" Diaper Drive this month.

Interview with Michela and Winter Berry

May 3, 2017 - LocalSYR

Michaela Hugo and Dr. Winter Berry join Sistina and TeNesha with information on their annual diaper drive.

Interview with Michela on Second Annual Make a Mother's Day Drive

April 30, 2017 - Y94

Jim talks with Michela Hugo about the CNY Diaper Bank as they celebrate their one-year anniversary!

Diapers Being Collected to Help Families in Need Across CNY

April 26, 2017 - Spectrum News

Every year volunteers make a push to help buy diapers for people living in poverty across Central New York.

One-hundred thousand diapers later, CNY Diaper Bank going strong

April 19, 2017 - Eagle News Online

Nonprofit organization aims to collect 50,000 diapers this Mother’s Day

Non-profit looks to collect 50k diapers for Mother's Day

April 12, 2017- LocalSYR

The CNY Diaper Bank, a local nonprofit that collects diapers for local families in need, is holding its second annual “Make a Mother’s Day” Diaper Drive this May.

CNY Diaper Bank to hold guest bartending event at The Krebs on Feb. 8

February 1, 2017 - Eagle News Online

All tips from event will go to purchase diapers for local families

CNY Diaper Bank seeks donations this holiday season

December 20, 2016 - Eagle News Online

Six months ago, four local women started a new not-for-profit organization to collect and distribute diapers to local families in need. Through monetary donations, diaper drives, volunteers and partners, the Central New York Diaper Bank distributes diapers through a network of social service agencies throughout CNY.

Saab defense brings 8,784 diapers, 6,940 wipes to LPL

December 14, 2016 - Eagle News Online

Saab Defense and Security workers Rene and Ken DiFlorio bring a huge stack of goods for Diaper Awareness Week to the LPL. 

Local organization helping those in need, one diaper at a time

December 14, 2016 - CNYCentral

A Syracuse organization is holding a diaper drive to help families in need this holiday season.

INSPIRE: Michela Hugo

December 1, 2016 - Syracuse Women Magazine

When CNY Diaper Bank cofounder Michela Hugo first heard about the issue of national diaper need, her shock and indignation drove her to action.

Diaper Banks Are Saving Families

November 7, 2016 - Mom.Me

Michela Hugo, founder and executive director of Central New York Diaper Bank in Syracuse knows diapers are important, but also wants to focus on childhood literacy. 

Michela Hugo discusses the Diaper Bank of Central New York

October 4, 2016 - Newsradio 570

Michela discusses Diaper Need Awareness week in Syracuse.

Syracuse declares Sept. 26-Oct. 2 'Diaper Need Awareness' week

September 23, 2016 -

Syracuse joined a growing list of cities recognizing next week as "Diaper Need Awareness Week".

Syracuse diaper bank collects more than 20,000 diapers for struggling families

July 7, 2016 -

The CNY Diaper Bank collected more than double its goal during its first diaper drive. The new group, which set out to collect 10,000 diapers, was given nearly 23,000 diapers.

Bridge Street: Host Chat

July 7, 2016 - WSYR

On today’s Host Chat, Sistina and TeNesha discuss the CNY Diaper Bank, National Chocolate Day, and social media addiction among adolescents. 

Laura Hand Interview

May 22, 2016 - CNYCentral

Michela Hugo discusses Diaper Need across CNY and how the CNY Diaper Bank is helping.

New diaper bank aims to collect 10,000 diapers for struggling Syracuse families

May 16, 2016 -

Families often come into the University United Methodist Church's food pantry looking for diapers.

Most days, Galyn Murphy-Stanley tells them she can't help. She sees mothers result to other, embarrassing options. Some use sanitary pads on their babies, instead. Pads are often available for free at ob-oyn offices, and are far cheaper than diapers at the store. Galyn-Murphy has also seen struggling parents re-use soiled diapers.

93Q - Ted and Amy in the Morning Intervew

May 11, 2016

The CNY Diaper Drive is happening this month, sponsored by CNY Diaper Bank, a new organization collecting diapers for local children who live in poverty.

CNY Diaper Bank to Help Families in Need

May 10, 2016 - Time Warner Cable

A Diaper Drive is now underway and people can drop off diapers at the East Area YMCA or at eight other locations mainly on the east side of Syracuse. Four local women started this effort to help local families and children living in poverty. Statistics show about 50 percent of Syracuse city kids under five years old live in poverty.

Help is on the way for parents who need assistance buying diapers

May 9, 2016 - Local SYR

Syracuse mother Lauren is spending double the money on diapers— she has two kids under the age of 3 in diapers. Lauren says it breaks her heart to know some parents have to choose between buying food or buying diapers.