Tampon Tuesday: Collection Drive

In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8, SEIU-West is participating in the Labour & United Way Partnership’s 3rd Annual Tampon Tuesday collection drive.

Menstrual products are a necessity, but they’re also expensive – this creates barriers for many women to access what should be a basic right. Women and girls who live in poverty often have to choose between food or feminine hygiene products. For homeless women it is even worse.

While there are on-going campaigns to ensure free access to menstrual products in Canada, we’re not there yet. That’s why each SEIU-West office is participating in Tampon Tuesday, a collection drive that provides SEIU-West members the opportunity to collect and support the provision of menstrual products to women in need.

WHEN: All SEIU-West Offices will be collecting products until March 15, 2019.

WHERE:

Saskatoon Drop-Off Location (items will be donated to the United Way Saskatoon and Area for distribution):

#200 – 747 46th Street West

Open Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm

Moose Jaw Drop-Off Location (items will be donated to a local women’s shelter):

39 Athabasca Street West

Open Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm

Swift Current Drop-Off Location (items will be donated to a local women’s shelter):

333 Central Avenue North

Open Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm

You can also take up your own workplace tampon collection drive! Click to download the Collection Drive Registration form.

If you’re in Saskatoon, there is a special Tampon Tuesday event on March 12 as well – hope you can make it! Let’s end the stigma and work together to ensure access to menstrual products for all women.  

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