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FAMILY CARECENTER: Jennie's Story

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FAMILY CARECENTER: Jennie's Story

FAMILY CARECENTER: Jennie's Story

August 30, 2019

For much of her life, Jennie Galindo has been on the move, running away from one thing or another. As a teenager, Galindo looked for ways to escape the sexual abuse she says she suffered at the hands of a close relative, years of assault compounded by the pain of not being believed once she told someone. She thought she found it in drugs and part ...

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ESSENTIALS DIAPER DRIVE:  TownPlace Suites by Marriott is a proud diaper collector

ESSENTIALS DIAPER DRIVE: TownPlace Suites by Marriott is a proud diaper collector

July 19, 2019

Joseph Comage is very familiar with the cost of having kids. How? Because he’s father to his adorable eight-year-old daughter Jasmine. “I’m a single father and I completely understand the cost of Pampers so I thought I could do something to possibly help out.” That understanding is what led Comage to host a diaper drive for Essentials 2019 at his ...

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ESSENTIALS DIAPER DRIVE: Bank of America serving as a proud HomeAid sponsor

ESSENTIALS DIAPER DRIVE: Bank of America serving as a proud HomeAid sponsor

July 19, 2019

Since 2011, Bank of America has been on a mission to fulfill their purpose when it comes to corporate giving: to help make people's financial lives better. Valerie Lewis, who is a Vice President and Testing Specialist for the Global Risk Organizations within Bank of America, explains what has driven Bank of America associates to be involved with th ...

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ESSENTIALS DIAPER DRIVE: UPS Serves as a proud Essentials sponsor

ESSENTIALS DIAPER DRIVE: UPS Serves as a proud Essentials sponsor

July 19, 2019

Standing tall in his yellow, long-sleeve polo, Oliver Jones - the Training and Development Manager for the SoCal District of UPS - thinks back on old times. “The diaper drive, is something that’s near and dear to my heart because for the past 11 years we’ve been involved in it.” Since 2008, Jones has led UPS as a proud community partner in the an ...

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ESSENTIALS DIAPER DRIVE: Lina Lumme's story

ESSENTIALS DIAPER DRIVE: Lina Lumme's story

July 18, 2019

The year is 2003. It’s the year that Lance Armstrong wins his fifth Tour De France. It’s the year that Saddam Hussein is captured. It’s the year that the Human Genome Project is finished. And in the coastal city of Los Alamitos, California, 2003 is the year that Lina Lumme changes her life. Eight months pregnant and completely alone, Lina is terri ...

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