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Liberty Bank SurPRIZE Squad helps pay for child care

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PLAINVILLE, CT (WFSB) -

The Liberty Bank SurPRIZE Squad hit the road again on Wednesday, and surprised families in Plainville by paying for childcare services.

The Liberty Bank SurPRIZE Squad made a stop at Great Beginnings Nursery School and Daycare Center on Wednesday, and was able to help out a local grandmother pay for two weeks of daycare for her grandson.

Melanie Ouellette was moved to tears as she explained what this meant to her and 5-year-old Axel.

"It's just a relief, because living from paycheck to paycheck, and being on such a tight budget, it's picking and choosing what bills to pay. Thank you so much," Ouellette said.

Bruce Gridley and his two daughters didn't know what to expect either when the Liberty Bank SurPRIZE Squad greeted them at the door.

Gridley said this year has been a struggle for him and his family.

"It allows us to take a breath. Their mom Karen was out of work for seven months with back and neck surgery, and we fell behind on a lot of bills," Gridley added.

The Liberty Bank SurPRIZE Squad funds covered a total of $890 for the two families on Wednesday.

The Liberty Bank SurPRIZE Squad will be around the state every Wednesday.

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