Who We Are
Her Pantry is a ministry that serves all residents of West Texas and Southern New Mexico regardless of race, religion, gender, or ethnicity. We are the only dedicated diaper bank in El Paso County, providing children's diapers, wipes, infant formula, and period products to struggling families.
The Period, Diaper, and Formula Assistance Program focuses on providing families access to period supplies, children’s diapers, wipes, and infant formula to needy families.
At the moment our pantry is open on a walk-in basis twice a month on the second Tuesday of the month from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM, and on the fourth Sunday of the month from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM.
We are located at the Holy Ghost Tabernacle Church at 4727 Hondo Pass Dr. Ste E, El Paso, TX 79904.
Qualifying expecting mothers are eligible to receive a postpartum care package to help them with their postpartum period.
At Her Pantry, we are dedicated to stepping up our efforts. Support is by no means an easy feat, but through cooperation and community empowerment we believe we can facilitate progress in this area by providing resources within our local community.
What is Diaper Need?
Diaper need is the lack of a sufficient supply of diapers to keep a child clean, dry, and healthy.
1 in 3 American families reports experiencing diaper need.
Disposable diapers can cost $70 to $80 per month per child.
There is no state or federal program to assist with the purchase of diapers.
Without diapers, parents cannot take their child to most daycares leaving the parent unable to work.
What is period poverty?
Period poverty is the lack of access to period supplies. When women do not have access to period supplies, not only do they not feel protected but their confidence and education are at risk. Women are less likely to participate in education and other activities without the proper period supplies making them unable to reach their full potential.
1 in 4 women struggles to purchase period products due to lack of income.
1 in 5 women miss work or school due to lack of period supplies