New parents in St. Marys got some extra help thanks to a donation made Wednesday morning.

Several Edward Jones financial advisers from the area came together to donate first born bags to parents at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital. The bags were filled with wipes, diapers, and lotion, to name a few. 

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The idea behind the donation came from wanting to help out people in the area: "Edward Jones as individual advisers we give back to a lot of the community whether that be from an individual branch standpoint or as a firm together, and this was one of the projects that we decided upon," said Travis Elsass, a financial adviser with Edward Jones in St. Marys.

Throughout this week, the advisers will be donating more bags to eight area hospitals.

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