City-wide diaper drive to support Memphis families in poverty

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: September 22, 2018 4:00 AM CT | Published: September 21, 2018 11:18 AM CT
<strong>Erma Simpson, founder and executive director of the The Hagar Center, is partnering with the Urban Child Institute to organize the city&rsquo;s first diaper bank to provide struggling moms with free diapers. They&rsquo;ll launch those efforts with a diaper drive, beginning Saturday, Sept. 22.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Erma Simpson, founder and executive director of the The Hagar Center, is partnering with the Urban Child Institute to organize the city’s first diaper bank to provide struggling moms with free diapers. They’ll launch those efforts with a diaper drive, beginning Saturday, Sept. 22. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

“I need help with everything,” Brooks said. “Most important has been the money issue. Buying Pampers, wipes, clothes, extra bottles. Then transportation sometimes because my mom works every day, and I need to find a way to my doctor’s appointments for my babies.

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The Hagar Center The Neighborhood Christian Center The Urban Child Institute

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