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Due to lack of feminine hygiene product donations, local groups team up to help those in need

feminine hygiene product donations

When women cannot afford or do not have access to feminine hygiene products during their menstrual cycle, it can lead to serious health risks, and some shelters and pantries struggle to meet the demand for those products because of limited donations. Gynecologist Dr. Jane Rudolph said these risks include infection and toxic shock syndrome, among… Read More →

Grant Helps Arizona Combat Domestic Human Trafficking

The Arizona Partnership to End Domestic Trafficking will receive a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The funding will help provide services and comprehensive case management for victims of severe forms of human trafficking in Maricopa and Pima counties. “This is a serious issue that is growing,” said Cynthia Schuler,… Read More →

Support Local on Arizona Gives Day

Every single resident in Scottsdale and beyond (this means you!) is being asked to do one simple thing today – give. Why? “On March 20, all Arizonans will be asked to participate in the first-ever Arizona Gives Day,” said Patrick McWhortor, president and CEO of the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits, who helped to develop the… Read More →