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    Milkworks: Supporting New Parents in Difficult Times

    “Most moms going through labor and delivery these days are in and out of the hospital in 24 hours,” said Milkworks executive director Angie Miller.  That quick turnaround makes it hard for moms to get help with breastfeeding, which is one of Milkworks’ main areas of focus.
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    Catholic Social Services: Keeping the faith

    With a mission to perform works of mercy, Catholic Social Services helps people of all faiths. That help comes in the form of food, funds, emergency shelter and immigrant support. The pandemic has added a new layer to carrying out those services.
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    Center for People in Need: Seeing tears of gratitude

    As families line up to receive food and diapers in the parking lot of the Center for People in Need, “there are people who are crying, tears running down their cheeks. They are so grateful we are still here,” said Christine Funk, executive director of the Center.  
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    CEDARS: Tending to local youth

    Sometimes, timing is everything.  Renovations at the CEDARS shelter on 66th Street were recently completed.  Now it can provide kids under Cedar’s care a place to stretch out and be safe, at a time when social distancing has become crucial.
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    Coddington Learning Center: Calming family fears

    When the first waves of the pandemic started impacting Lincoln, children at the Coddington Learning Center were scared. Learning Center teachers calmed their fears and soothed their worries.
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