By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank and the Pittsburgh Pirates teamed up Friday morning to help local families in need.READ MORE: Shortage Of Home Health Aides Leaves Pennsylvania Families Desperate For Care
The two organizations in coordination with Global Links held a drive-up diaper distribution at PNC Park.
Even the Pirates Parrot was there in a raincoat to help.
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Each family that pulled up got two cases of diapers and six packs of wipes.
They were prepared to help up to 500 cars.
Since the start of the pandemic, the Diaper Bank has handed out up to 90,000 to 100,000 diapers per month between their Pittsburgh and Westmoreland County locations.
Before the pandemic, that was only up to 50,000 a month.MORE NEWS: Giving Tuesday: Here's How You Can Help Pittsburghers In Need
For more information on the Western Pa. Diaper Bank, visit their website here.