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Women who are homeless suffer a lot of indignities. One of them is being without tampons and pads when their periods occur. Put yourself in their place. How would you feel?
Homeless shelters do a tremendous job of providing a safe place to sleep and a warm meal but they often have to rely on what is donated to them. Funding sources don’t generally include a tampon and pad line item. And frankly, it just doesn’t occur to most people to donate feminine hygiene products. Who wants to drive up to a shelter with a bag full of tampons when winter coats and donuts are so much more glamorous?
If you’re somebody who thinks it’s important to help homeless women keep their dignity by having access to clean, safe feminine hygiene supplies, then you should think about doing a tampon and pad donation drive in your town. Here’s my…
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