Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan: “Diaper Bank” opened in Springfield

INDIAN ORCHARD, Mass. (WWLP) – While food banks have long helped families in need, a new donation center of a very different sort will provide parents here in western Massachusetts with an expensive necessity: diapers. The Journal of Pediatrics recently reported that three out of ten families can’t afford to buy enough diapers. With that need in mind, western Massachusetts’ first “diaper bank” opened Thursday morning in Springfield’s Indian Orchard neighborhood. Read more