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WHEREAS, National Diaper Need Awareness Week is intended to draw attention to the issue of diaper need in the U.S. and in Nevada; and

WHEREAS, nearly 1 in 3 Silver State families and families across the U.S. struggle to provide enough diapers to keep a baby or toddler clean, dry, and healthy; and

WHEREAS, a signature initiative of the National Diaper Bank Network, National Diaper Need Awareness Week provides individuals, organizations, communities, and elected officials the opportunity to engage in public health conversations and bring attention to the issue of diaper need; and

WHEREAS, State agencies, local nonprofits, diaper bank leaders, advocates and individuals across the Nevada and the U.S. are working tirelessly to assist families in need of diapers and baby essentials; and

WHEREAS, the COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to financial hardship for many and diaper banks have continued to support families by providing resources and support; and

WHEREAS, by raising awareness around diaper need and by working together, Nevadans can ensure that all babies have access to clean diapers and other basic necessities required to thrive;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim the week of September 27 – October 3, 2021, as

NATIONAL DIAPER NEED AWARENESS WEEK IN NEVADA

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 14th day of September, 2021

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