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Aktion Club leads Diaper Dump success

Ten charities. Hundreds of dollars. Thousands of diapers. One hugely successful Aktion Club project.

In March, The Aktion Club of Highlands County, Florida, led a drive to collect cash and supplies to help babies and families in need. The result: 11,083 diapers, 6,084 wipes and 14 baby blankets. A total of US$1,329.40 in cash was collected—and then used to buy more diapers and wipes from
The Aktion Club kicked off the campaign on March 20, bringing nearly 7,000 diapers and more than US$300 to its club meeting. Then came Diaper Dump Day. On March 29, 15 club members collected cash in milk-jug canisters alongside U.S. 27. Joined by a club advisor and four volunteers from local charities, they collected US$994.13, more than 3,000 diapers—and those 14 blankets. A tent off of the roadside served as the "diaper dump" location, attracting generous donors such as the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office, which made a huge donation.
Ultimately, the Aktion Club of Highlands County served its community by assisting 10 local organizations. Eight different children’s charities received diapers, wipes and blankets, while two others received a total of more than 1,200 adult diapers. 

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