GUNN AUTO GROUP SENDS VOLUNTEERS TO TEXAS DIAPER BANK
Gunn Gives Volunteers to Sort and Pack more than 1,000 Diapers in Morning Shift
San Antonio, TX. (June 5, 2020) – The “Top Gunns,” volunteers from Gunn Gives, the philanthropic arm of Gunn Automotive Group, will be at the Texas Diaper Bank, where these community volunteers will help help sort and pack diapers that will be distributed to needy families.
Since March, The Texas Diaper Bank has seen an exponential increase in the numbers of families seeking assistance, add that to the more than 6 million Texas families already living below the poverty line and you have a pandemic of need.
The average cost for 25 diapers is approximately $11, it is estimated that it costs $2,500 to diaper a child for 2.5 years. Adult diapers cost approximately $1 each. With the average of 4 adult diapers used a day, this quickly adds up on a fixed income.
TEXAS DIAPER BANK
1803 Grandstand Drive, Suite 150
FRIDAY, JUNE 5 | 10 a.m.-11 a.m.
Gunn has donated millions of dollars to area charities, but they wanted to do more than simply write a check. “Our Top Gunns volunteer corps was created so we, as a company, could provide physical, in-person support to San Antonio charities,” said Sean Gunn, Owner, Gunn Auto Group. “Now, more than ever, charities are in need of volunteer help to provide essential services, and we are honored to have our employees out helping in the community.” Volunteers are paid for their time serving our community and available for special events, landscaping, office assistance and many other tasks working with the elderly, children, veterans and direct service agencies such as soup kitchens and food pantries.
Today’s volunteers came from all five Gunn Auto San Antonio dealerships: Nissan, Chevrolet, Buick/GMC, Honda and Acura.
The Texas Diaper Bank, provides diaper assistance to needy individuals with infants and toddlers as well as the elderly and individuals with incontinence issues. The Diaper Bank distributes both direct to client and through 47 partner agencies.
Volunteers will repackage diapers from the large cases and individually pack them into bags of 25.