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The Commons
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Free swim diapers available

If you have questions, would like to donate, or are in need of diapers and wipes, call either Youth Services at 802-275-7871 or Parks Place at 802-463-9927.

Originally published in The Commons issue #425 (Wednesday, September 13, 2017). This story appeared on page C3.



BELLOWS FALLS—“Time for a Change,” the Greater Falls Diaper Bank, donated swim diapers to the Rockingham Recreation Center this summer so everyone could enjoy swimming with their children without the expense or hassle of bringing extra diapers.

These diapers were free of charge and were available in a variety of sizes. No paperwork or eligibility was required — all people had to do was ask.

“Time for a Change” also has diapers and wipes available for anyone who needs them all year long using the same model. The goal is to keep children happy and healthy, as a clean diaper makes all the difference to the health of young children.

“Time for a Change” is the first Diaper Bank in Vermont. It began last year as a collaborative effort between Youth Services and Parks Place as well as Our Place Drop-In Center, J.U.M.P. (Just Us Moms Program), United Way of Windham County, SEVCA, Building Bright Futures, and the WNESU Early Education Center.

“Time for a Change” has been the recipient of a huge outpouring of community support from local families, individuals, agencies, businesses, and faith-based organizations. Monetary contributions as well as donations of diapers and wipes have allowed the Greater Falls Diaper Bank to serve those in need this summer and all year long.

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