1 in 5 girls in America has either left early or missed school during their monthly cycle due to the lack of menstrual products. Period Poverty equates to missed opportunity.
Over 200k menstruators suffer from homelessness in the US with only a little over 10k community housing and shelters. The common use of plastic bags and cardboard are used as substitutes for period products.
While attending a Period Rally in Fall 2019 we learned what homeless menstruators go through when they don’t have access to feminine hygiene products.