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Project Dignity of WNC

Project Dignity of WNC

Our purpose is to provide period products to those who need them the most in Western NC.

Join women-owned local businesses this "Galentine's" day and enjoy some pampering, a raffle, and more! Proceeds from the event are going towards Project Dignity of WNC to support our mission for ending period poverty! To learn more, click the link below!bit.ly/3k9Mqgb ... See MoreSee Less
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Project Dignity Gets an Early “Sled-Full” DeliveryOn Wednesday, December 21, Project Dignity had an early visit from Santa!Project Dignity had anticipated receiving a large shipment of 89,000 pads and 82,000 pantyliners from Alliance for Period Supplies, through its contract purchasing arrangementwith U by Kotex. The products have a market value of well over $15,000.Around lunchtime, the call came that a delivery was scheduled at the warehouse. Tom Morgan, President, and Treasurer of Project Dignity of WNC hurried over to meet the delivery truck which was already unloading at the back door. Jonathan, the driver for Saia Transportation, was the best pallet jack operator ever! Using his semi’s liftgate and heavy-duty pallet jack, Jonathan unloaded six and a half double-stacked pallets and deftly eased them into our warehouse through the overhead door with only about an inch of clearance with each load. Amazing!The entire unloading took only about fifteen minutes and kept Jonathan on schedule for another delivery to a building products company in town. Coincidentally, Jonathan told Morgan that he had done his CDL training in Memphis, Tom’s old hometown. “It was fun catching up with Jonathan on the sights and food he had experienced in Memphis.”Project Dignity of WNC is a 501(C)3 nonprofit organization focused on providing free period products to thousands of women and girls in ten counties in WNC. Through its membership in the Alliance for Period Supplies (APS), Project Dignity has access to valuable resources in its fight against period poverty in North Carolina. APS provides a bulk-buying program for nonprofits to purchase inventory at a much lower rate. APS partners with manufacturers such as Kotex which allows heavily discounted purchasing. APS also allows certain partners to take advantage of the surplus inventory movementswith its logistics connection throughout the country.“Not only did we get a professional delivery, but we saved hundreds of dollars in inventory expense since the cost of this shipment was only the shipping charges passed through to us from APS,” Morgan added. ... See MoreSee Less
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Need a last-minute gift idea? Consider donating in your loved one's name to make an impact and help us end period poverty! Head on over to our website or click the link below to learn more or to make a donation! projectdignitywnc.or#donatenowt#endperiodpovertyv#westernnorthcarolinao#nonprofitso#supportnonprofitso#happyholidaysi#lastminutegiftsg#projectdignityofwncofwnc ... See MoreSee Less
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Happy Winter Solstice! Today marks the beginning of winter. Stay safe and warm out there and we hope everyone has a wonderful holiday season! ... See MoreSee Less
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