In one major city, as many as ⅔ of low-income people who menstruate struggle to afford period products like tampons and pads, and these products are some of the most-needed items in homeless shelters.
Plus, due to the financial strain of COVID and the closing of public places (like schools and libraries) that provide free products, ¼ young people have a difficult time managing their periods.
Use our guide and location finder to collect unopened packages of period products and donate them to a local homeless shelter. You’ll earn verified volunteer credits, be entered for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship.
- Award is available to U.S. citizens
- Community Service Required