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Diaper bank aids those hit hardest by the pandemic

In 2009, Oakland-resident Lisa Truong heard about parents across California in need of diapers and she wanted to help. Through a grassroots outreach effort with fellow new-mom Rachel Fudge, the two women managed to collect 15,000 diapers. After donating their contributions, Truong and Fudge didn’t have any more plans for further diaper drives or outreach […]