Group Of WHS Students Holding A “Her Drive” To Collect Menstrual Care & Hygiene Products For Homeless Women

WILMINGTON, MA — Wilmington High School students Carolyn Haas-Timm, Julia Kane, Sofia Lipsanopoulos, and Maddie McCarron are collecting new bras, menstrual care and general hygiene products for people in need.

This “Her Drive” runs from January 16, 2021 to February 13, 2021.

Collection boxes are located at Wilmington High School, Wilmington Middle School (in the cafeteria and overflow room), and Wilmington Dance Academy.

Contactless pickups can also be arranged by filling out this form.

Requested items include:
  • new/lightly used bras and bralettes
  • sports bras
  • bikini tops
  • menstrual pads
  • pantyliners
  • tampons
  • period underwear
  • diva cups
  • travel-sized toiletries
  • hair products for natural hair
  • hand sanitizer/sanitary wipes
  • vanity products (new makeup, nail polish, beauty supplies, hair accessories)
  • socks
  • dental care
  • baby wipes/diapers
  • deodorant
  • body wash/perfume
  • bar soap/shampoo/conditioner
  • OTC medications (Advil, Birth Control, multivitamins)
  • pregnancy tests

All collected products will be donated to two homeless shelters — Dignity Matters in Arlington and Emmanus in Haverhill — in mid-February.

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