National Period Day, October 19th

The mission of is to end period poverty and period stigma through service, education and advocacy. Founded in 2014 by two 16-year-old high school students PERIOD has addressed over 700,000 periods through product distribution and registered over 400 campus chapters in all 50 US states and in over 30 countries.

According to PERIOD, October 19th is the world’s first National Period Day and you can be part of this event.

PERIOD is working to hold rallies in all 50 US states on the 19th to raise awareness of their mission. Click on your state at to learn more, sign up on for news updates, and explore what else you can do to get involved and make a difference.