City officials learned that local banks offer several loan or grant programs that could help those residents. And several banks have agreed to set up a kind of marketplace Thursday at the Anniston Meeting Center. At the event, residents can talk with representatives from local banks to see what loans or grants they might qualify for.

“It’s sad to see babies in this condition, but I’m trying to give back,” a woman named Wonder Osborne said as she fed a tiny infant from a bottle. “My heart goes out to these children.” Osborne is one of a group of volunteers who assist specifically in the Anniston hospital’s program to help babies born with opioid withdrawals.

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