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Period Poverty is a very real, sometimes devastating issue faced by menstruating individuals in our community.  Menstruation products should not be luxury item. 

They are an essential and necessary piece to ensuring

the health and participation of individuals in school and society.

**When donating online, please make a note stating "Period Promise" on the donation page**

Help us end Period Poverty and Stigmas

What is Period Poverty?

When a person cannot afford period products, causing them

to resort to alternate means to manage their periods.

Students Taking Exams
  • Nearly 1 in 7 Canadian students have left school early or missed school entirely because they did not have access to period products.

  • 68% of students say they feel their period prevents them from full participation in activities.

  • 55% of students say they have missed school or avoided social activities because of their period.

Period poverty can lead people to use the same pad or tampon for an extended period of time, which can lead to health risks such as infections.  In extreme cases, some people who can't afford period products may resort to using items such as toilet paper, socks, papers or even dirty clothes, which can compound the chance of infection.

With your help, we can make menstruation products more accessible to individuals in need.

Let's do all that we can to empower our young people to reach their full potential.

Local Impact

We are currently fundraising so that we are able to continue installing these much-needed,

barrier-free dispensers throughout the Alberta Northwest Region.

  • Grande Prairie Composite High School

  • Crystal Park School

  • Charles Spencer High School

  • St.John Paul II Catholic School

  • St.Catherine Catholic School

  • Peace Wapiti Academy

  • Clairmont Community School

  • Beaverlodge Regional High School

  • St. Joseph Catholic High School


Local Schools:

Regional Schools:

  • Fox Creek School

  • Hillside Jr/Sr. High (Valleyview)

  • Paddle Prairie School

  • Grimshaw Public School

  • Fairview Jr./Sr. High school

  • Hines Creek Composite

  • Paul Rowe Jr./Sr. High School

  • Peace Regional Outreach Campus

  • Peace River High

  • Red Earth Creek School

  • Georges P. Vanier Secondary (Donelley)

  • Kinuso School

  • Roland Michener Secondary (Slave Lake)

  • Glenmary School(Peace River)

  • St. Andrew's School (High Prairie)

  • St. Mary of the Lake Catholic (Slave Lake)

  • Savanna School (Saddle Hills County)

  • Bonanza School (Saddle Hills County)

Period Promise Donors

We send a huge and heartfelt thank you to our donors for helping our Period Promise Program in the Alberta Northwest Region.

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Period Promise Individual Donors

  • Gail Ungstad

  • Wayne Miller

  • Corinne Patterson

  • Rebecca Dodd

  • Dorothy Ungstad

  • Anonymous Donors

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