Upcoming Outreach Events

Learn how to connect to our programs:

Public Health & Safety Fair
Saturday, July 13, 10am-2pm
Kansas City Urban Youth Academy
1622 E 17th Terrace Kansas City, MO

A Day of Giving
Saturday, July 27, 9am-1pm
Greater Bethel Missionary Baptist Church
9201 Eastern Avenue, KCMO, 64130

St. Andrew UMC Health Fair
Saturday, July 27th, 1pm-3pm
4601 Benton Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64130

CAC Resource Fair
Saturday, August 3rd, 10am-1pm
Optimist Bingo Hall
11154 Blue Ridge Blvd, Kansas City, Mo.

Frequently Asked Questions (scroll down)

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  • what documentation do I need to sign up?

    You will need the following to sign up to receive diaper assistance from HappyBottoms: ID for your child that contains their name and date of birth (for example Medicaid card, shot record, passport, birth certificate)

  • I applied for my child to receive diapers and haven't heard anything back yet, what now?

    Applications are approved Mondays and Wednesdays. After that, if approved, you should receive an email with instructions about next steps.

  • how many and how often can I get diapers?

    HappyBottoms gives each child 75 diapers (Size Newborn through Size 6) or 50 training pants (2/3T, 3/4T, 4/5T) per month.

  • how long can my baby get diapers?

    Your child can get diapers until they turn 4 years old.

  • can I get diapers from more than one agency?

    Unfortunately, no. Each child can get a maximum of 75 diapers or 50 training pants per month from a single agency each month.

  • my current agency is not convenient for me, can I get my diapers from a different agency?

    Yes, if you have a legitimate reason, you can transfer agencies.  Please let your current agency know and they will help you with the transfer.

  • i’m a foster parent. can I get diapers?

    Children in foster care may qualify for the HappyBottoms program according to the same guidelines used for all families (see above).

  • do you provide diapers for special needs children?

    At this time, HappyBottoms only provides diapers to children under the age of four. The diapers we provide are standard baby diapers or pull-ups in the normally offered sizes. So if you have a special kiddo under the age of four who needs help getting diapers or pull ups, we would love to help. If your child is older than four and needs diapers, we would suggest talking with your doctor about getting diapers covered through Medicaid.

  • do you provide adult diapers?

    HappyBottoms only provides baby diapers and pull-ups to children under the age of four. If you or a loved one is struggling to obtain adult diapers, we would suggest speaking with your doctor about getting diapers covered through Medicare or Medicaid.

  • do you provide anything besides diapers?

    The HappyBottoms mission is to provide diapers to families in need in Kansas City and raise awareness about diaper need; therefore, we only distribute diapers.