LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A local councilman is taking steps to make sure the youngest members of the community have their necessities during the coronavirus pandemic.
L.A. Councilman Herb Wesson heard of the need some families expressed about getting diapers for their little ones, so he partnered with Good Plus Foundation to participate in a giveaway of 200,000 diapers.READ MORE: USC Student Second of Three Confirmed Omicron Cases In LA County
Good Plus Foundation, founded in 2001, focuses on combating poverty across the country.
“So many people live on the margins,” Wesson said. “Hell, I’ve lived on the margins so anything you can get to help those going through a crisis is important.”READ MORE: Kings Lose 4-0 To Canucks In Bruce Boudreau's First Game With Vancouver
Families were asked to preregister for the diaper giveaway online.
As soon as it was posted, there was so much of a response that within hours, every diaper was spoken for.MORE NEWS: Paul George Scores 21, Clippers Down Shorthanded Trail Blazers 102-90
“I think it’s important people know we give a damn about them and that we’ll go above and beyond,” Wesson said.