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Leaders of various community programs meet to address the challenges and needs that come with their new diaper bank program. (Colton Kemp/southernminn.com)

Families going through financial hardships are oftentimes forced to “extend the life of a diaper,” according to a press release from Allina Health. That’s why Allina is working with Community Action Center and Growing Up Healthy to create a diaper bank.

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Community Action Center Community Engagement Coordinator Hillary Lamberty (left) and Food Access Program Director Michael Pursell (right) listen to staff of Community Action Center and other community supporters during a Tuesday meeting. (Colton Kemp/southernminn.com)

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The Community Action Center warehouse is stocked full of diapers that were donated by Allina Health Medical Center of Faribault. This is the first donation kicking off a new program that provides parents with free diapers. (Colton Kemp/southernminn.com)

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Community Action Center in Faribault is the site of a new diaper bank providing struggling families with free diapers. (Colton Kemp/southernminn.com)

Reach Reporter Colton Kemp at 507-333-3129. © Copyright 2022 APG Media of Southern Minnesota. All rights reserved.

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