More than 200 packages of diapers donated to Outreach Food Shelf

The Salvation Army provided the 211 packaged of diapers for families in need.

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The Douglas County Outreach Food Shelf received a donation of diapers from the Salvation Army. Pictured from left are Bernice Wimmer, Douglas County Outreach Food Shelf director, Donna Ortendahl, Salvation Army field representative, and Douglas County Service Unit Board members, Courtney Bitzen, James Hughes, Macy Merkel and Kari Ziesemer.
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DOUGLAS COUNTY – The Salvation Army recently donated more than 200 packages of diapers to the Douglas County Outreach Food Shelf.

According to Donna Ortendahl, Salvation Army field representative, since March was Food Shelf Month, the Salvation Army wanted to do something for families that needed assistance.

The organization purchased the 211 packages of diapers in sizes three to six. Ortendahl said that when families with small children who needed diapers came in to pick up their monthly box of food, a package of diapers would be included.

"We think this was a wonderful collaboration between the Salvation Army and the Outreach Food Shelf to help those in our community with some essential diapers for the children in Douglas County," Ortendahl said.

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