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Donated diapers to be distributed to military families

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The 1.75 million camouflage Huggies diapers donated by Kimberly-Clark this week will be distributed to military families Thursday.

Around 350 families will receive two boxes of diapers each at the San Diego Armed Services YMCA in Murphy Canyon beginning at 9 a.m., according to Brittany Catton of the Armed Services YMCA. Another 250 recipients will get the donations at Camp Pendleton starting at noon, she said.

The diapers are in sizes 3, 4 and 5. Military or spouse identifications are required, Catton said.

YMCA branches at Fort Bragg and Camp Lejeune, N.C.; Twentynine Palms; Fort Campbell, Ky.; and Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., will also receive camo diapers.

Also getting donations are the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, nonprofit group For Families of Active Military, Fort Bragg Air Force Base and Coast Guard Foundation.

Aric Melzel of Kimberly-Clark said the donation was an appropriate gesture of appreciation for the sacrifices of military families before Memorial Day.

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