Durham diaper donations may reach 100,000 after previous supply stolen

cliddy@newsobserver.comJune 6, 2014 

Durham-based non-profit Diaper Bank of North Carolina is back in business after thieves stole 13,000 diapers last weekend from the church building the organization uses.

Through the generosity of both private and corporate donations, founder Michelle Old said that the organization may have 100,000 diapers by the end of the weekend.

Friday morning a tractor trailer delivered 40,000 diapers donated by Procter & Gamble to a secure warehouse space, which was also donated.

On Monday, Old used social and traditional media to alert the public to the organization’s plight and asked for help. It worked. So many deliveries were made to Old's home she couldn’t even get in her front door.

Anyone wishing more information can contact Old at www.ncdiaperbank.org

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