EverThrive IL is supporting along with partners for the passage of HB3895 - The Happy Healthy Babies Bill in Springfield this spring. This bill will set up a state-funded diaper allowance to support struggling families living in deep poverty. By helping to provide one of life's earliest essential needs, HB3895 aims to promote the health and well-being of all families, prevent the spread of diseases like hepatitis A, and increase early education and care participation.
Consumer Spotlight - April's Story
April is a hard-working mom from Benton, Illinois where she lives with her partner and their children, two of whom are young children still in diapers. April has been unemployed for
This bill makes a real difference in the lives of struggling parents and their young children. We urge your support of HB3895 in order to keep babies healthy, promote maternal and infant health, and provide the needed support for moms like April to obtain and maintain stable employment and support themselves and their families.
Find out more about HB3895 - The Happy, Healthy Babies Bill (factsheet)
Written Testimony: Subject Matter Hearing - Human Services Appropriations Committee