30 November 2020

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Giving Tuesday, Give the Gift of a "Period Present"

by Sarah Niedoba
The holidays are looking different this year for all of us. To keep one another safe, many of us will have to spend the season apart. But that's all the more reason to give each other thoughtful gifts from afar, and those same gifts can uplift the most vulnerable members of our community....

22 November 2020

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Virtual Learning about Periods

by Tait Gamble
Part of our mission at The Period Purse (TPP) is to reduce the stigma surrounding periods through public education and advocacy. Through education, we believe we can erase the stigma surrounding menstruation and shed light on the unique challenges faced by people who experience homelessness. ...

21 October 2020

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Finding New Ways to Deliver Healthy Periods

by Sarah Niedoba
At The Period Purse, we're striving to provide as many people as possible with safe, healthy periods. Every bag of period products we collect equals a healthy period for someone in need. So far this year, we've made and distributed 11,000 kits of period supplies. That's 11,000 healt...

10 September 2020

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Menstruation Nation for Universities and Colleges

by Tait Gamble
Are you a college or university student passionate about making a difference for people who menstruate in your community? Starting a Menstruation Nation (MN) might be for you. A Menstruation Nation is a spirited and positive group of students and friends that wants to help raise awareness about...

30 August 2020

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Donations, Dymon and Storage

It's official! The Period Purse (TPP) has grown up and moved into its own place in Toronto! This has provided us great growth opportunities for our donation capabilities. Plus means you can donate year around in Toronto/ GTA. 1. Come when you can! The TPP headquarters are located in Dy...

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