Lisa Klein is making a difference for poor families in the Oakland, California region. She collects gently used baby clothes then donates them to underprivileged newborns.
Klein started the project two years ago. After seeing the loss and devastation from Hurricane Katrina, she started Loved Twice Baby Clothing. She first started by cleaning out her own house of used, unneeded baby clothes. Now she gets donations from four drop off locations throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
Since it’s creation, Loved Twice Baby Clothing has donated over 20,000 pounds of clothes. She and her two kids, aged 3 and 6, pack the clothes into boxes. The boxes then go to hospitals, clinics, and other facilities in 11 counties in California. Klein’s organization ensures that babies don’t have to go home without clothing.