Free Period Supplies
Pick up free period supplies at Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center. Individual supplies are available via a dispenser in the restroom. Or, fill out a card and return it to the information desk to receive a free month’s supply of period products. All products are provided by the Junior League of New Orleans.
Did You Know?
70% of teen girls have missed class due to something period-related.
Period products are not covered by food stamps or federally funded health programs like WIC (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children) and SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program).
In 2021, Nearly 1 in 4 students struggled to afford period products in the United States, and 51% of students wore period products longer than recommended.
Access to period products affects everyone who menstruates, regardless of socioeconomic status. American Libraries Magazine writes, “The richest woman on the planet has gone to the bathroom [on some occasion] and not had access to a period product.”