THE AVERAGE WOMAN WILL SPEND THOUSANDS DEALING WITH THE EFFECTS OF HER MENSTRUAL CYCLE... KEY WORDS ARE AVERAGE AND THOUSANDS. IMAGINE WHAT OUR VULNERABLE FEMALE POPULATION HAS TO DEAL WITH.

The Start of No Woman Without

One evening a homeless woman asked me for change. I asked her what she was going to spend the money on, in no way at all did she have to tell me, the money was hers regardless. She said, well truthfully ma’am I would like to buy some booze but I need to buy some tampons. That hit me in the face like a brick. I went to my car grabbed my emergency stash of tampons from the car and gave them to her and told her to enjoy her drink. who am I to judge? That’s what I would likely spend my money on…

And it hit me. Listen, I am not in the best financial position BUT I can go and buy tampons when I need them. I thought about it all night. How a homeless woman would need to have money for laundry and extra change of clothes….

September 21st, took to Facebook about last night’s experience and expressed interest in organizing a Tampon Drive. This post totally blew up and here we are.

There are women leaving such a bad situation they can’t even think to grab shoes let alone tampons.

This is a totally natural event and we do not ask for it. The average woman will spend THOUSANDS dealing with the effects of her Menstrual cycle. Imagine what our vulnerable female population has to deal with. Plus add have teenage daughters in the house. Expenses double!

-Scarlet Bjornson – Founder of No Woman Without

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The Start of No Woman Without

One evening a homeless woman asked me for change. I asked her what she was going to spend the money on, in no way at all did she have to tell me, the money was hers regardless. She said, well truthfully ma’am I would like to buy some booze but I need to buy some

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The Campaign

What can I Donate

The Following are Acceptable Donations:

– Tampons (any brand, any kind)
– Maxi Pads
– Panty Liners
– Feminine Treatment Products
– Packaged Underwear

DROP-OFF LOCATIONS

Taking donations in Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver!

Edmonton Locations

Blush Lane Organic Market

8135 102 St NW, Edmonton, AB

SPUD.ca

Secret Styling

6811A 104 street, Edmonton AB

3 leaf wellness

10122 175 St NW, Edmonton, AB 

Northlands Sherwood PArk

2693 Broadmoor Boulevard

Floc Boutique

10106 124 St, Edmonton, AB 

Buff wax spot - SOUTH

9220 Ellerslie Rd SW, Edmonton, AB

Buff wax spot - NORTH

13326 137 Ave NW, Edmonton AB

St. Albert Vision Centre.

3520 Tudor Glen, St. Albert, AB 

Find Boutique - Jasper Ave

12304 Jasper Avenue

Find Retail + Donation Centre - South Location

5120 122 Street NW

Caffiend

14132 28 Ave SW, Edmonton, AB

Calgary Locations

Blush Lane Organic Market-Marda Loop

2044 33rd Ave SW
Calgary AB, T2T 1Z4

SPUD.ca

Blush Lane Organic Market-Bridgeland

617 Meredith Rd NE
Calgary AB, T2E 2W5

Blush Lane Organic Market-Aspen Woods

#3000 – 10 Aspen Stone Blvd SW
Calgary AB, T3H 0K3

Vancouver Locations

SPUD.ca

Are you an organization in need of
menstrual hygiene products?

This form is for organizations and not individuals looking for product donations

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Did you KNow?

The Cost of Tampons

1 tampon every 6 hours = 4 tampons per day x 5 days of a period = 20 tampons per cycl

20 tampons per cycle x 456 periods = 9,120

At 36 tampons per box, that’s 253.3 boxes x $7 = $1,773.33

Women in Crisis in Canada

On any given night in Canada, 3,491 women and their 2,724 children sleep in shelters because it isn’t safe at home.

Approximately 70,000 tampons needed for women in crisis across Canada every month!

Period Pain

Periods are more painful in the cold.

Cold weather can also make your period last longer and be heavier.

Age of Puberty for Girls

Girls used to start menstruating at 16

Even as relatively recently as the 1800s, girls didn’t get their periods until they were well into their teens.

Today, whereas, the average age to reach puberty is 12 – better nutrition and more stress are to blame, says science.

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CONTACT

For Media Inquires or general questions please email Scarlet Bjornson at: