TikToker's request for plastic bag donations sheds light on housing crisis

A 20-year-old is turning plastic bags into sleeping mats for people who are experiencing homelessness, and she's asking for your help. TikToker @luckyduck143, who goes by Jen, hails from Los Angeles, California, which is in the middle of a huge housing crisis. Jen is seeking to help fellow Californians by reusing plastic shopping bags to create sleeping mats. To make the mats, Jen cuts up recycled plastic bags into strips and then weaves the pieces together. Recently, she has run out of bags, but People were eager to donate, so Jen had to get a P.O. box. . She hopes to eventually film a tutorial on how to make the mats so that people everywhere can make them