San Francisco moves to cover diaper costs for low-income families

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Now this is how to kick off ‪#‎DiaperNeed‬ Awareness Week (Sept. 28 – Oct. 4, 2015)! Check out this story by Al Jazeera America on San Francisco’s efforts to fund a city-wide diaper assistance program!

“San Francisco plans to spend about $479,000 annually to distribute diapers monthly to families in need. Still in its pilot phase serving 257 families with a child under the age of one, the city says that the diaper program will be operating at full capacity by Nov. 1, at which point it will serve roughly 1,300 families with children under three years old.”

Read the full story here.

Shout out to Help A Mother Out & San Francisco Human Services Agency for leading the way.  #‎DiaperOn‬!

Also check out Al Jazeera’s earlier stories on #DiaperNeed.

 

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