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Periods don’t stop for hurricanes, and neither does LOLA

Periods don’t stop for hurricanes, and neither does LOLA

In the aftermath of a natural disaster, there’s a lot of work to be done: community rebuilding, insurance claims, and emotional repair. Even though life for those affected has, in some ways, been put on pause, it’s unlikely that their periods have followed suit.

LOLA believes in every woman’s right to access feminine care products, and has been working for over a year with Support The Girls, a charitable organization that distributes donations of tampons and maxi pads to homeless women across the United States.

Following the devastating news of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and the destruction they caused in affected areas, we expedited 8,000 tampons to STG’s affiliates who are currently receiving donations to help evacuees. You can read more about how STG will be utilizing our donation here.

We also donated an additional 30,000 feminine care products to support more women though Bethenny Frankel’s B Strong campaign, a charity for women in crisis. This donation will benefit an additional 900 female residents as they get back on their feet in the months ahead. Read more about the donation here.

While we know this is just the beginning of a long rebuilding process for the affected areas, we will continue to do everything we can to support women struggling in the wake of these hurricanes. We are so inspired by the number of inquiries we’ve received from our community asking how we are giving back and how they can pitch in alongside us during this challenging time.

Should you want to support the cause further, please ship feminine care products to our friends at STG via the address below.

Support the Girls
C/O Grace W.
PO Box 581
Wylie, TX 75098

Support the Girls
C/O Jordan Edem
P.O. Box 6352
Columbia, SC 29260

Support the Girls
C/O Dana Marlowe
P.O. Box 2736
Wheaton, Maryland 20915

We are stronger together than as one, and appreciate all your support!