Oakland community steps in after thieves steal 1,000 diapers from charity

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Thursday, May 21, 2015
boxes of donated diapers
More than 1,000 donated diapers were stolen from a woman after she held a diaper drive in May 2015. (KGO-TV)

OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- An Oakland community is rallying around a charity hit by thieves.

More than 1,000 donated diapers were stolen out of Anna Santo's car after she held a diaper drive.

After posting about the theft on Facebook friends and strangers alike stepped up, donating more than 8,000 new diapers.

Help A Mother Out is a nonprofit organization that helps distribute diapers to families in need.