Empowering women with period parties

Roxanna Pena of Upland, Alexia Madigan of Temple City and Ehmandah Ramsey of San Dimas put together bags of feminine products March 17 at the She Stories headquarters in Claremont. Ramsey, owner of women’s empowerment organization She Stories, hosts monthly “Period Parties” where volunteers pack bags of pads, tampons and cleansing wipes with a hand-written, encouraging note for women in local homeless shelters. Items were donated by the 16 women who packed the items, their respective churches and Target. / photo by Natasha Brennan
Roxanna Pena of Upland, Alexia Madigan of Temple City and Ehmandah Ramsey of San Dimas put together bags of feminine products March 17 at the She Stories headquarters in Claremont. Ramsey, owner of women’s empowerment organization She Stories, hosts monthly “Period Parties” where volunteers pack bags of pads, tampons and cleansing wipes with a hand-written, encouraging note for women in local homeless shelters. Items were donated by the 16 women who packed the items, their respective churches and Target. / photo by Natasha Brennan

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