Our Mission, Vision and Values

Mission

The Period Purse strives to achieve menstrual equity by providing marginalized menstruators with access to free menstrual products, and to reduce the stigma surrounding periods through public education and advocacy.

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Vision


For all menstruators to experience healthy periods with dignity. 

Values

Impact

We are focused on making a positive impact by affecting the lives of marginalized menstruators.

Empowerment

We believe that marginalized menstruators are strong, courageous and capable of making choices that are right for them. We respectfully support their decisions.

Dignity

We respect that each menstruator will determine what dignity looks like for themself.

Education

We seek to erase the stigma surrounding menstruation and shed light on the unique challenges faced by people who experience homelessness. We are committed to education about healthy periods and menstrual equity.

Kindness

We are driven by empathy, love and a commitment to giving.

Enthusiasm

We are inspired and energized by the power of our mission.

The Power of One

We believe that every act of good matters. One person can make a difference. 

Community

We believe that menstrual health is a shared responsibility. It will take a collective effort of support, cooperation and active participation to create real, sustainable change.