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New Vermont Group to Distribute Diapers to Food Banks

Food shelves rarely stock diapers and families can't use food subsidies to buy them

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    New Vermont Group to Distribute Diapers to Food Banks
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    A new group is hoping to distribute 100,000 diapers this year through some food banks in Vermont's most populous county.

    Vermont Public Radio reports The Diaper Bank held a ribbon cutting on Thursday.

    The diaper bank is organized by the Junior League of Champlain Valley.

    Food shelves rarely stock diapers and families can't use food subsidies to buy them.

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    Organizer Amanda Herzberger says it's a common requirement that parents give child care providers enough diapers to last a day for their children. Diapers can cost between $70 and $90 a month.

    Herzberger says they're hopeful they will be able to expand.

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