Where Products Come From & Where They Go:
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(L-R) Angie Vargas, Arm in Arm Food Pantry case manager, Carolyn Biondi, Arm in Arm Executive Director, and Gil Gordon, Princeton Period Project coordinator, with delivery to the pantry at Nassau Presbyterian Church.

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Melissa Urias, acting director of Princeton Human Services, with donation delivery for their clients


Our first donation on October 18, 2018 went to the Johnson Park Elementary School.  The items will be distributed district schools for students who don’t have ready access to them.  (L-R) Gil Gordon, Princeton Period Project coordinator; Liliana Morenilla, Community Outreach Coordinator for Princeton School district; Liz Dyevich, Johnson Park school nurse, and Dr. Robert Ginsberg, Johnson Park principal. 


The results of our highly successful collection drive at McCaffrey's Princeton on November 17, 2018 - 116 packages of pads and tampons representing several thousand individual items.  Thank you Princeton!

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Eden Aaronson (l) and Helaine Isaacs (r) of Jewish Family & Children's Service show off three dozen packages donated by attendees at the November 2018 performance of "Mother Can Your Not?"

Thank you JFCS!

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Natasha Rivera of Womanspace with a December 2018 delivery of 700 pads for their shelter guests

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Part of the donation from clients of

YogaStream Princeton in January 2019

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Kimme Carlos, Operations Manager at Princeton Alumni Corps, with an overflowing donation box in January 2019

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Niki Graham of The Rescue Mission of Trenton accepts donation for clients of its emergency shelter

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(L-R) Jackie Sullivan, Judith Budwig, and Wendy Merkovitz of Gloria  Nilson & Co Realtors with January 2019 donations from clients & employees

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A record-breaking collection of 110 packages (only some shown here) of period products came to us from a February 2019 “Galantines” party hosted by Samira Ghani (seen on left, with Mariya Zaidi) for her friends and neighbors.  (Interested in hosting a similar party?  Contact us for details and materials.)

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Suki Wasserman of HomeFront with part of an initial March 2019 delivery for their shelter clients, with PPP Coordinator Gil Gordon

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Moriah Akrong with her March 2019 donation of hundreds of packages of period products, from her Golden Lotus project.  She's a Princeton Period Project hero!

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Kate Danser (l) and Ali Parrington (r) of Princeton University Press with their second big donation of products from a March 2019 employee drive

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Princeton High School senior Talia Fiester accepts donation of more than 1700 period products for PHS seniors to use on their May 23, 2019 "Day of Action" to make "period packs" for girls' bathrooms at PHS. Great job, Talia!

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Princeton Day School senior Skylar Hall's senior project was to collect period products and, with friends, assemble 300 "period starter kits" including simple bilingual instructions.  These will be distributed to elementary and lower middle school students in Princeton in June 2019.  Way to go, Skylar!

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The Princeton chapter of PERIOD, comprised of students at PRISMS (Princeton International School of Math and Science) and WW-Plainsboro High Schools North & South, under the direction of Zhamilya Bilyalova (a PRISMS student, second from left), collected donations for and assembled more than 125 bags of assorted period products.

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Princeton Period Project sponsored a pre-summer "stock-up" project at the John Witherspoon Middle School and Princeton High School in June.  More than 9400 period products and 250 tote bags were made available to students who will not be able to get products they need through the schools as they do during the school year.

Carrie Ann Ploppert, Community Services Advocate at HomeFront, with a box of 70 "period kits" donated and assembled by the Princeton chapter of PERIOD, comprised of students at PRISMS (Princeton International School of Math and Science) and WW-Plainsboro High Schools North & South.


Caitlin Bradley, Education and Outreach Manager at HiTOPS, with some items from our first delivery

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Ashley Jones, Case Manager at LifeTies Inc., organized a "packing party" in December 2019 for residents to make 100 feminine hygiene kits (bottom photo) for distribution to homeless women in Trenton as a LifeTies outreach project.  PPP provided the supplies and LifeTies provided the labor and energy - a perfect combination!