Periods are a fact of life but for low-income, and particularly homeless women, menstrual products can pose a monthly financial burden. United Way believes that the pathway out of poverty starts with dignity. Providing resources and opportunities so that individuals in need have access to basic necessities leads to gender equity and self-sufficiency.

Tuesday, March 6, is Tampon Tuesday. The Victoria Labour Council along with the UWGV Labour committee will be partners in this campaign collecting menstrual product donations from Thursday, February 22nd to Tuesday, March 6th.

Help us “fill a bus” with products to help out women in need across the region. Thanks to BC Transit for supplying the bus and to Hillside Shopping Centre for hosting our “fill the bus” event on March 3. And thanks to community partner Period Posse and The Zone radio, 91.3.

March 3rd
HELP FILL THE BUS!
Saturday, March 3,
10 am to 2 pm
Hillside Shopping Centre (North Dairy Road near Shelbourne Street)

Or you can bring unopened boxes of menstrual products to these locations Feb. 22nd – March 6th:

Alive Mindbody Studio 
301-1821 Cook Street
8:30 am – 8 pm

Cold Comfort Ice Cream
2-1115 N Park Street
9 am – 9 pm

BCGEU Victoria Area Office
2994 Douglas Street
Mon – Fri
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Finnerty Express Cafe
UVIC Bookstore, 3800 Finnerty Rd
7:30am – 7 pm Monday – Friday
11am – 5 pm Saturday

Foxy Box (Victoria)
907 Gordon St
9 am – 9pm Monday – Friday
9 am – 6pm Saturday – Sunday

Foxy Box (Westshore)
109 – 2355 Millstream Road, Langford
9 am – 5pm Monday
9 am – 8 pm Tuesday – Thursday
9am – 7 pm Friday
9am – 6pm Saturday

Hide + Seek Coffee
2207 Oak Bay Avenue
8:30 am – 5 pm

Laloca Fair Trade
Local Products
2367 Beacon
Avenue, Sidney
Wed – Sat 10:30 am – 5 pm

Professional Employees Association
505-1207 Douglas Street (Sayward Bldg)
Mon – Fri
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

UVIC Graduate Student Society
Grad Centre, UVIC 3800 Finnerty Rd
9am – 9pm Monday – Friday

UVic Student Society
Student Union Building (SUB)
3800 Finnerty Road

United Way Greater Victoria
201-633 Courtney Street
Mon – Fri
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Victoria City Hall
1 Centennial Square

 March 6th
United Food and Commercial Workers Local 247
3943B Quadra Street
12 noon – 8 pm

In partnership with:

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