NJ Period Project

$1,086 of $1,500 goal

Raised by 19 people in 19 months
The NJ period project started as a small collection to provide a local food bank with enough pads and tampons to help out 10 women. My goal was just to supply enough for 10 women for one month. I reached that goal easily, now I am upping the ante for 2017. My goal is to supply 10 women with enough pads or tampons for an ENTIRE YEAR! UPDATE: We reached that goal too, so we've set the bar even higher!


On average a woman spends $120 a year on menstrual supplies. For low income and homeless women that price may as well be $1 million. 

In her lifetime a woman will use over 11,000 pads or tampons. 

Why not reusable? Many women living in poverty don't have access to free washing machines (which would be needed for reusable pads), and some don't have a reliable place to wash their hands before using a menstrual cup. Disposables are the most convenient. 

Who will receive these products? I'm currently partnered with several food banks, emergency shelters and long term housing. For a complete list of recipients please email.
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I've raised the goal. We reached the first one so easily, it's time to set the bar higher!
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We are more than 30% of the way there and the new year hasn't even started yet! Amazing! Thank you :)
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I'm so thankful for all of you that have donated so far. Your generosity is humbling.
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$1,086 of $1,500 goal

Raised by 19 people in 19 months
Created November 18, 2016
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kathleen reilly
5 months ago

wonderful work you are doing!

11 months ago
11 months ago
Michael Orbach
14 months ago

Happy birthday Rebecca!

Julia Jerusalmi-Henig
15 months ago

Happy birthday, Rebecca! So proud of you and so proud of the amazing work that this fundraiser is doing.

Yonah Kohn
15 months ago

As a dad of 4 (3 girls) I am inspired by what you are doing!

Rowna Sutin
16 months ago

So proud of the work this group is doing!

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