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Period Poverty Awareness Week is underway

GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - A Greenville-based nonprofit that provides free menstrual hygiene products to those who cannot afford them has put out a call for help.

The Period Project, formerly known as the Homeless Period Project, started in 2015. Since then, TPP has distributed 12,000,000 menstrual products.

With Period Poverty Awareness Week underway, TPP wanted to bring attention to how many girls and women struggle to afford these products.

“We assist those forced to choose between hygiene or food,” Laurie Rovin, TPP executive director, said. “Your generous contribution will help us continue fighting to provide menstrual products to those in need.”

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