BEHR Participates in HomeAid Orange County’s Diaper Drive
In June, Behr Paint Company served as the presenting sponsor of the HomeAid Orange County Diaper Drive Drop-Off event. Located in the Angel Stadium Parking Lot, this event was the culmination of a month-long campaign that collected 1.1 million essential items, such as diapers, baby wipes, and food. The donations will support approximately 1,000 babies and toddlers of families experiencing poverty and homelessness who are served through the Orange County Diaper Bank, as well as those residing at the 70 shelters and affordable housing projects developed by HomeAid Orange County. A group of BEHR team members used Behr Cares volunteer time-off hours to help facilitate the drop-off, and even more colleagues at BEHR headquarters in Santa Ana collected funds for the purchase of diapers and related essentials.
The 2023 Diaper Drive also saw HomeAid Orange County’s law enforcement and homebuilding industry partners compete in the annual Diaper Structure competition, presenting creatively crafted sets constructed of diaper boxes to raise awareness about poverty and homelessness throughout Orange County. BEHR executive Kevin Krueger, General Manager- Diversified Channels, spoke at the awards ceremony and presented the Best in Show award.
“It was an honor– and a great time!– representing BEHR and judging the Diaper Structure competition. The participating organizations did such creative work, raising awareness for babies and toddlers impacted by poverty,” Kevin said. “I was proud to see BEHR team members involved at every level of the Diaper Drive event and supporting our wonderful partners at HomeAid.”