2022 News

2021 News

PIX11 One million diapers donated to Bronx families as organization reaches major milestone

Food Bank of New York Partners with The HopeLine to mark 1 million diaper milestone

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 items 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 >

See story from New York 1
See story from Bronx News 12

2018 News

The HopeLine Executive Director Maria Cintron and Chelsea Clinton

2017 News

The HopeLine Executive Director Maria Cintron and Chelsea Clinton

 More News Stories

Food Bank’s Annual Legislative Breakfast (2016)
The HopeLine on the panel at The Legislative Breakfast

News 12 Coverage of event with The Hispanic Federation and Ford Motors (2016)
Hunger Relief Campaign News 12

BronxNet, Executive Director’s interview (2015)
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