Wee Care Diaper Service has partnered with several businesses around the city to open exchange kiosks where customers can pick up a week’s worth of clean cloth diapers for their babies.
The exchange locations are called SwaddleSwap Sites, some of which are stationary stand-alone units like the ones at Julie Darling Donuts on Frazier Avenue on the North Shore and Cooke’s Food Store on Keith Street in Cleveland, Tn. Customers have their baby’s weekly supply of cloth diapers safely stowed in a locker for them to grab on their designated day.
Customers then deposit their baby’s dirty cloth diapers for the Wee Care team to remove for cleaning, it was stated.
Other sites host the SwaddleSwap-Mobile – a mobile storage unit that moves around the city different days of the week. Currently the SwaddleSwap-Mobile can be found at Grace Episcopal Church (home of the Brainerd Farmers Market) on Brainerd Road on Mondays, at Hamilton Discount Pharmacy on Shallowford Road in Hamilton Place on Tuesdays, at Calvary Chapel on South Broad Street (edge of St. Elmo and Alton Park at the foot of Lookout Mountain) on Fridays, and at Mimi’s Low Carb Market on Hixson Pike off of Highway 153 on Saturdays.
“It’s been fun to collaborate with local businesses and entities in Chattanooga and Cleveland,” Wee Care co-owner Lee Gates said. “It’s a win-win. Customers have easy access to cloth diapers at low cost and the local businesses have return customers at their location every week. We are grateful for the willingness of these host sites to help us make healthy, sustainable diapers easily available to all families.”
Wee Care plans to open new SwaddleSwap Sites in the future including one at Pruett’s Signal Mountain Market on Taft Highway on Signal Mountain. “We’re always looking for ways to make cloth diapering even easier for folks,” the owner said. “And we love supporting local businesses. Wee Care about providing healthy diapering solutions for families and we believe local businesses make for a healthier community too.”