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Period Poverty Awareness Week 2023

The Pima County Board of Supervisors declared May 22-May 28 2023 as Period Poverty Awareness Week.

 

Supervisor Adelita Grijalva's District 5 office, is partnering with the Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona, YWCA Tucson, The Pima County Health Department, and The Pima County Library and more to collect period products in honor of Period Poverty Awareness Week!

The donation drive will go from May 22nd to June 2nd at various locations throughout Pima County!

What to donate: 

  • New, unopened packages of pads, tampons, liners, and, or menstrual cups. Pads for urinary inconsistency for older adults will also be accepted!

Keep checking in here and on social media for updates and more events to come in support of Period Poverty Awareness Week 2023!

Donation Sites

Where to Donte
  • District 5, Board of Supervisors, 33 N. Stone 11th Floor, Tucson, AZ

  • YWCA Tucson,  525 N Bonita Ave, Tucson, AZ

  • SAAF Main Office , 375 S. Euclid Avenue, Tucson, AZ

  • SAAF Housing– South Park Office, 4600 S. Park Avenue Suite #8, Tucson, AZ

  • SAAF Thornhill Lopez Center on 4th, 526 N. 4th Avenue, Tucson, AZ

  • Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona, 1050 S Plumer Ave, Tucson, AZ

  • Pima County Attorney's Office, 32 N Stone, 1st floor lobby, Tucson, AZ

  • Pima County Recorder's Office, 240 N Stone Ave, Tucson, AZ

  • Pima County Assessor's Office, 240 N Stone Ave, Tucson, AZ 

  • Pima County Youth One Stop, 320 N Commerce Park Loop #200, Tucson, AZ

  • Eckstrom-Columbus Library, 4350 E 22nd St, Tucson, AZ

  • El Rio Library, 1390 W Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ

  • Himmel Park Library, 1035 N Treat Ave, Tucson, AZ

  • Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Ave, Tucson, AZ

  • Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E Tanque Verde Rd, Tucson, AZ

  • Miller-Golf Links Library, 9640 E Golf Links Rd, Tucson, AZ

  • Murphy-Wilmot Library, 530 N Wilmot Rd, Tucson, AZ

  • Nanini Library, 7300 N Shannon Rd, Tucson, AZ

  • Ward 1, Office of Councilmember Santa Cruz, 940 W Alameda St, Tucson, AZ

  • Ward 3, Office of Councilmember Kevin Dahl, 1510 E Grant Rd, Tucson, AZ

  • Ward 5, Office of Councilmember Fimbres, 4300 S Park Ave, Tucson, AZ

  • Ward 6, Office of Councilmember Kozachik, 3202 E 1st St, Tucson, AZ

  • Barrio Books, 720 W Silverlake Rd #302, Tucson, AZ

  • Dragoon Brewing Company, 1859 W Grant Rd #111, Tucson, AZ

  • MotoSonora Brewing Co, 1015 S Park Ave, Tucson, AZ

  • Pop Cycle, 422 N 4th Ave, Tucson, AZ

Events to Donate At

Events
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Drop off Period Products at the LAST FRIDAY BIKE RIDE with Familias Unidas Ganando Accesibilidad (FUGA)🎉 🚲


Join FUGA Tucson on the Bicicleteada del Sur! You can join the community bike ride though the south side and bring period products to donate to the Period Poverty Awareness Drive!!

 

FUGA Tucson Bicicleteada del Sur

May 26th. 2023 at 6pm 
EI Pueblo Center 101 W. Irvington Rd.

 

Reserve a TUGO Bike for free: email fugatucson@gmail.com or call/text 520-261-5446. Bring Water and invite familia & amigx!

Social Media

Share on Social Media!

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Help promote the donation drive by sharing on social media!

Hashtags to use:

#EndPeriodPovertyPima #PimaPeriodDrive

 

Possible captions for sharing:

📢🩸Join me in collecting donations for Period Poverty Awareness Week! Donations will be collected May 22-June 2 throughout Pima County! Sites can be found at www.adelitasgrijalva.com/endperiodpoverty #EndPeriodPovertyPima

 

Did you know 1 in 3 low-income women report missing work, school, or similar events due to lack of access to period supplies. Join me to collect menstrual products during May 22 - June 2 at various locations in Tucson. For more info. visit 👉 www.adelitasgrijalva.com/endperiodpoverty #EndPeriodPovertyPima

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Keep checking in here and on social media for updates and more events to come in support of Period Poverty Awareness Week 2023!

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