Help Period

  • Location
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Status
  • Age Level
    11 to 13 Years
    14 to 18 Years
    19 to 25 Years

The Problem

Tampons and pads are one of the least donated items for homeless women in the United States, despite being highly requested.

Our Plan

I am starting this drive for the month of May 2022 to collect as many feminine products and deliver to the City Rescue Mission in Jacksonville, FL. The drive is called Help Period

Themes Addressed

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The Benefit

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Here is how the project went:

With the support of several donors the following feminine products were donated to the City Rescue Mission in Jacksonville, FL. Tampons: 2283 Pads: 3380 Panty Liner: 900 Total feminine products donated: 6563

Through this project I/we learned:

Feminine products are in higher demand than initially realized in homeless shelters

What I/we might change:

Expand my audience.

My/our favorite part of this project was:

Bringing awareness to this issue.

Some tips, tricks or fun facts about the project:

Be passionate about whatever you do.

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