2021 News

Food Bank New York Spotlight

Executive Director Maria Cintron talks about the importance of babies having fresh diapers and mothers relying on food to raise their families.


Food Bank New York Spotlight

Guest Salimah McAlmon talks about choosing between diapers and food every month and knowing The HopeLine support is a blessing.

2020 News

Telemundo 47 Bancos de alimentos siguen enfrentado dificultades para abastecer a familias necesitadas

News 12 The Bronx
Social services center in the Bronx expands programs, needs donations

Apr 29, 2020 A social services center in the Bronx is expanding one of its programs in an effort to help families across the city during the coronavirus pandemic. Once a month, Diana Tenen says she walks into the Hopeline Resource Center and walks out with a cart full of groceries for her family and essential oils for her baby. Read full story and watch video here.

2019 News


The HopeLine Executive Director Maria Cintron and Chelsea Clinton

Chelsea Clinton and Volunteers Team Up to Help Families That Can’t Afford Diapers

Feb 22, 2019 Chelsea Clinton was one of many volunteers assisting with diaper distribution in support of The Hopeline’s mission to help families who cannot afford these much needed supplies. Read the story and watch the video here >

2018 News


The HopeLine Executive Director Maria Cintron and Chelsea Clinton

2017 News


The HopeLine Executive Director Maria Cintron and Chelsea Clinton

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The HopeLine on BronxNet


Bronx Free Press, Interview with Executive Director (2014)
The HopeLine interview with BronxFreePress


News 12 Bronx coverage of the new Diaper Program at The HopeLine (2015)
The HopeLine on News12 the Bronx


Telemundo 47 (in Spanish) coverage of The HopeLine (2015)
The HopeLine on Telemundo47


Diaper Needs: The Silent Crisis

by Maria Cintron of The Hopeline | January 2015

Throughout America there are many known struggles but one of the Silent Crises in America is the need for diapers. Out of 5.7 million children from low-income households, 1 out of 3 suffers from a lack of diapers. The cost for any family with a child aged 0-3 years can cost up to $100 a month in diapers. For a family with limited incon1e, affording diapers can prove an extremely difficult task. In making the situation even more difficult are the government programs such as SNAP and WIC do not allot money for diapers. READ MORE