It’s a small amount of money in Gov. Ned Lamont’s budget, but it has a big impact on thousands of children across Connecticut who are currently receiving services. 

“It’s really difficult to get diapers. I don’t think a lot of organizations realize that. I do go to pantries but you only get about eight diapers for the month. Where the diaper bank you get 50 a month,” Christina Rossetti of Manchester explained.

Rossetti is a widow raising four children. Her youngest is 15 months old and she discovered the Diaper Bank five months ago. 

Read Christine Stuart’s full report at NBC Connecticut