Young Advocates Group

The Young Advocates Group (Y.A.G.) is a dynamic group of diverse young professionals with an interest in St. Louis Area Diaper Bank’s mission and advocating for systemic change.

What is the Young Advocates Group?

Y.A.G. is a diverse group of emerging leaders between the ages of 21 and 40 who are dedicated to supporting and advocating for the mission of St. Louis Area Diaper Bank. Y.A.G. will provide leadership and support for fundraising efforts, advocacy, and increase the awareness of diaper need and period poverty in our community.

What are the benefits of joining Y.A.G.?

By becoming a Young Advocate, you will meet other passionate young people, get involved in an amazing nonprofit, and give back to the St. Louis Community. This includes:

  • help St. Louis Area Diaper Bank achieve fundraising goals by participating in annual campaigns, such as Period Poverty Awareness Week & Diaper Need Awareness Week
  • various leadership opportunities
  • planning and attending social events
  • volunteer opportunities both in the warehouse and in our community
  • and MORE!

How do I join Y.A.G.?

Young Advocates Groups asks members to complete an annual commitment form which provides the opportunity to commit to a number of events (3-5 per year), host one in-kind drive or fundraiser and financial donation ($10-$50 per month, or an amount of your choosing) for 2023.

While the signup for founding members is closed, you can send an email of interest to join Y.A.G. to

Cocktails & Crafts For A Cause

Learn more about the efforts of the Young Advocates Group with drinks, snacks, shopping and a fun service activity. RSVP today and bring a friend!


Who Are the Young Advocates?


Meghan Steineker

Caro (CeCe) Wolfner


Emily Malloy

Founding Members

Ashley Henson

Brittney Mollman

Mary Foley

Nicole Benzaquen

Paula Vickers

Taylor Gadus