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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Diaper drive aimed to help families out


One of the most sought after items for a mother with a newborn is diapers.

For the first few weeks of an infants’ life they will go through about 12 diapers a day. However, diapers can be expensive and those living on a tight budget cannot always afford to buy them.

Thanks to National Diaper Awareness Week, which is Sept. 28-Oct. 4, communities across the country will collect diapers for those who need them.

“We’re highlighting that week. This is the first time we’ve approached both cities. It’s never been done,” Shelley Richno, community impact coordinator for United Way of Sou...

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