Throughout history, the Black woman has been the carrier and sustainer of life for those in her immediate family, and community.
The advent of chattel slavery in America interrupted that history, and instituted a new brutal reality, in which enslaved African women were suddenly also the sustainers of their enemies lives and livelihoods.
Listen to Yael B. Yisrael, Owner of Flatbush Doulas, as she speaks to Black women about the importance of rest, and the freedom in declaring oneself worthy of rest.
Give a gift to a business that is 100% owned by a Black woman. Your love offering is much appreciated!
The Flatbush Doulas Fall Diaper Drive has been extended until November 26, 2016!
You can donate diapers & wipes online, by visiting the
Our goal is to raise 100,000 new, unopened disposable diapers for families in NYC who are experiencing diaper need.We are also accepting donations of new, unopened packages of baby wipes.
The following shelters and organizations will be the recipients of diapers and wipes donated to the drive:
1. Women In Need East Flatbush Family Shelter
2. Women In Need East New York Family Shelter
3. Dean Street Residence
4. Met Council on Jewish Poverty
5. The Mother’s Union of The Church of St. Mark’s
6. Beth Shalom Hebrew Congregation
Over 23,000 children are homeless in NYC, and many more are living in poverty. 1 in 3 families struggle to buy enough diapers to be able to change them when needed. Diapers cannot be purchased with food stamps.
We CAN prevent child abuse and neglect, by providing clean diapers to families who are in need of them.
For further information or to schedule a diaper donation pick up, please call Yael B. Yisrael, Owner of Flatbush Doulas, at (347) 688-9235.
Thank you for your support!