Press Release- Healthy Start in Need of Diapers

    For Immediate Release


    Lauren Blenker

    Community Relations and Marketing Coordinator

    941-714-7541 x302


    Healthy Start Coalition of Manatee County

    in Need of Diapers & Baby Items

    Bradenton, FL, March 4, 2015—Healthy Start Coalition of Manatee County, Inc., is in need of diapers and wipes. Other baby items needed include new and gently-used clothing for premature babies up to size 4T. These items are distributed to Healthy Start clients in need, primarily pregnant women, mothers and infants up to age three. Healthy Start serves approximately 2,200 mothers and infants annually.

    “Caring for a child can be difficult, but it’s even more difficult when you lack the resources needed to provide adequate care,” says Fred Leonard, Executive Director of Healthy Start Coalition of Manatee County.  “As any parent can tell you, items such as diapers and wipes are always in high demand.”

    Most Needed Items:

    • Diapers (Newborn to Size 4)
    • Baby Wipes
    • New and Gently-Used Clothing (Premature to Size 4T)

    For more information or to make a tax-deductible donation, please contact Lauren Blenker, Community Relations and Marketing Coordinator, by email at or call 941-714-7541 x302. A complete “Wish List” can be found at

    Healthy Start Coalition of Manatee County, Inc., is a local, 501(c)3 non-profit organization serving pregnant women, infants, and their families in Manatee County, since 1992. The goals of Healthy Start Coalition of Manatee County are to reduce infant mortality, reduce the number of low birth weight babies, and improve health and developmental outcomes. For more information, visit


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