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The Period Project

We're raising funds to provide access to menstrual hygiene products in marginalized communities, establish free period product access in public middle and high school bathrooms, and host reproductive rights and menstrual hygiene workshops for young and/or marginalized communities. We've launched a fundraiser to tackle period poverty head-on and make a lasting impact in the lives of those in need, these funds are essential for us to reach thousands and potentially millions with our organization's work.

Period poverty, the lack of access to menstrual products and proper hygiene management, is a pervasive issue affecting many individuals around the world. It is a harsh reality that menstruation, a natural bodily process, can become a barrier to education, health, and fulfillment of one’s potential due to financial constraints and limited resources. Women, girls, and marginalized communities bear the brunt of this inequality, which further perpetuates gender disparity and hampers social progress as a form of reproductive injustice.


We're raising funds to provide access to menstrual hygiene products in marginalized communities, establish free period product access in public middle and high school bathrooms, and host reproductive rights and menstrual hygiene workshops for young and/or marginalized communities. We've launched a fundraiser to tackle period poverty head-on and make a lasting impact in the lives of those in need, these funds are essential for us to reach thousands and potentially millions with our organization's work. With your generous support, we can:


Provide Menstrual Products to the Homeless:

By procuring and distributing safe, organic menstrual hygiene products to homeless shelters and organizations, we can alleviate the financial and medical burden faced by individuals experiencing homelessness. Your contribution will provide them with a sense of comfort, dignity, and one less worry on their challenging journey. Together, we can break the cycle of period poverty and ensure that no one is denied their right to manage their menstruation safely and with dignity.


Create Free Period Access in Schools:

We aim to collaborate with schools to install free period product dispensers in their bathrooms. This initiative will ensure that students who menstruate have easy and discreet access to the products they need without having to walk across their schools to get to the nurse's office with fear of another bleed. By reducing absenteeism and promoting equality, we can create a supportive and inclusive learning environment for all. Our goal is to eliminate the barriers that prevent students from fully participating in their education due to lack of access to menstrual products.


Host Reproductive Rights and Menstrual Hygiene Workshops:

Education is a powerful tool in combating period poverty. With your support, we can organize workshops in underserved communities and high schools, providing accurate information on reproductive rights, menstrual health, and hygiene practices. These workshops empower individuals with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions about their reproductive health, promote menstrual hygiene management, and dispel myths and misconceptions surrounding reproductive injustice and menstruation. By promoting education and awareness, we can dismantle the stigma associated with periods and foster an inclusive society.


The Impact of Ending Period Poverty:

By addressing period poverty, we can create a more equitable and just society with numerous social, medical, and economic benefits, including:


Enhanced Dignity and Empowerment: Access to menstrual hygiene products restores dignity and empowers individuals, ensuring they can fully participate in all aspects of life without the burden and shame associated with managing their periods.


Improved Health and Well-being: Adequate menstrual hygiene management reduces the risk of infections and related health complications, safeguarding the well-being of individuals who menstruate.


Educational Equality and Future Opportunities: By eliminating barriers to education caused by period poverty, we provide equal opportunities for students to thrive academically and unlock their full potential without having to sit out on extracurriculars or other opportunities because of their period.


Gender Equality and Social Justice: Addressing period poverty contributes to gender equality by challenging the systemic barriers that hold women and girls back from achieving their aspirations, enabling them to participate fully in society.


How You Can Help:

We invite you to join us in this transformative journey by making a donation today. Your contribution, no matter the amount, will make a tangible difference in the lives of those affected by period poverty. Together, we can end this injustice, tackle reproductive injustices, and ensure that menstruating individuals are not held back by financial constraints and limited resources.


Spread the Word:

Please share this message with your friends, family, and colleagues who share our passion for ending period poverty. By spreading awareness, we can mobilize collective action and create a movement for change.


We extend our heartfelt gratitude for your time, consideration, and generosity. Together, we can break down the barriers of period poverty, empower menstruating individuals, and create a world where everyone can manage their periods with dignity and pride.


With sincere appreciation,


Youth 4R^3 (Reproductive Rights, Representation, & Resources)




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