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The Homeless Period Project has generated media interest from around the world including how we started, execute our mission and the impact our work makes on the lives of individuals and communities everyday.
JANUARY 3, 2019 — The Indigo Girls hosted a holiday benefit concert and donated funds to The Homeless Period Project. This critical donation allows us to serve hundreds of women in need. On January 3rd, there was a very special benefit for The Homeless Period Project featuring the Indigo Girls. The tickets sold out in minutes. We are deeply grateful for this amazing opportunity to spread our message to a broader audience and help even more women in need. Amy and Emily, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
May 11, 2017 — The Homeless Period Project featured in the documentary series, Breaking the Cycle: Menstrual Taboos, Myths and Reality. The director, Nancy Durrell McKenna, is the founder and director of SafeHands for Mothers and the film is produced by Deborah Bayer Marlow of MarlowFilm Productions. The objective of the documentary is to hear the voices of individuals from varying countries and cultures address different aspects of their experiences and challenges surrounding menstruation.
The film is produced in an episodic format, and presented as chapters. Chapter three, Restoring Dignity. One Period At A Time features The Homeless Period Project.
The films are possible thanks to the funding cooperation with Safe Hands for Mothers.
Homeless Period Project provides feminine hygiene products to women, girls in need
May 5, 2017 — Having dependable access to pads, tampons, and other feminine hygiene products is a necessity for any woman who gets a period. But across the country, many homeless and economically disadvantaged women find themselves without these products, either because they cannot afford them or because agencies like shelters do not have them readily available.
March 6, 2017 — As part of or ongoing series featuring Southern women changing the world for the better, we asked the co-founders of Greenville, South Carolina’s Homeless Period Project to answer a few questions about their organizing and activism. Stephanie Arnold and Sharron Phillips talked about their SC roots, their families, and the overwhelming support of their community.