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Franciscan Health Diaper Drive begins Oct. 3

One in three Illinois families struggle with diaper needs. Many parents are forced to choose between purchasing food for their family or diapers to keep their little ones clean and healthy.

Franciscan Health Olympia Fields seeks to ease this crisis that impacts many parents in Chicago’s Southland. Its annual Diaper Drive during Diaper Insecurity Month in October, aspires to ensure that these families have one less worry.

Last year’s Diaper Drive resulted in the delivery of 9,000 diapers to Southland families in need. This year’s Diaper Drive, which begins . . .

Winter events



  • Nanny Nikki holiday music program at Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave., at 11 a.m.
  • Miracle on Martin in downtown Homewood, 3 to 6 p.m.



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