CWS Period Pack (Menstrual Hygiene Kit)
In many parts of the world—including here in the United States—some women and girls live in period poverty, lacking the necessary feminine care supplies.
Now you can help women and girls living in period poverty.
How it Works
Providing Period Packs to help end Period Poverty is an easy way you can help share your love with others. It’s a chance to be an even greater blessing to women and girls who lack access to necessary feminine care supplies like sanitary napkins, tampons, and soap. And it’s easy! Whether you are making Period Packs as an individual or hosting a Period Pack party with your friends, by making these simple kits you will be offering women and girls a sense of dignity during the menstrual cycle.
Set a goal for how many Period Packs you would like to assemble. Each kit is valued at $14, but with some thrifty shopping you can assemble a kit for a lot less.
Invite other women and girls to join in the fun and help you by purchasing the supplies for the Period Packs.
Now it's time to assemble the Period Packs as a group. Maybe you could even host a Period Pack Party?
“The women at our gathering really enjoyed the ‘hands on’ project of assembling Period Packs. We want to encourage other groups to join in this important service project.”
Here's what you'll need:
- One 1-gallon size re-sealable bag
- Two 2oz bottle hand sanitizer
- Three 4-gallon bathroom trash bags
- One travel pack of wet ones
- 10 Tampons (Unscented. 5 regular, 5 super absorbency.)
- 10 Sanitary Napkins (Unscented. Long super ultra-thin.)
- Bath-size soap (3 oz. bar or larger. No Ivory or Jergen’s soap. Do not remove from packaging.)
- One pack of flushable wipes (Unscented. 42 count)
- Six laundry detergent sheets (place sheets in small Ziploc bag)
- Place all items in the plastic bag, remove air, and seal.
- All items must be new.
- Do not enclose personal notes, money, or extra items in the kits.
Finished assembling your kits? Find packing instructions and other helpful hints here.
Drop Off Kits
Here is the important information about where you drop off your completed kits.
Support the Shipping Fund
Shipping kits to the people who need them is expensive. Thank you for your generous donation to cover part of these shipping and processing expenses.
Who is CWS?
Since our start in 1946, CWS has been a faith-based organization committed to building relationships with local organizations and partnering with individuals around the globe. We walk alongside our most vulnerable neighbors in some of the most overlooked and underserved communities in over 65 countries around the world.
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For as little as $14 a month, you can help make sure that girls have the supplies they need each month.