News from Project Dignity

6 months ago

What is #PeriodPoverty, and how does it impact 500 million people world wide? Medical News Today breaks it down for us: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/period-poverty

6 months ago

Did you know that menstruating individuals in North Carolina pay eight million dollars a year in taxes for menstrual products? Read more in this article by WCHL and Chapelboro.com: ... See more

6 months ago

Wise words to reflect upon today, and everyday. At Project Dignity, we believe that #PeriodEquity matters, and thanks to supporters like you we are able to speak out about this important cause every ... See more

6 months ago

I know you hear us talk about #PeriodEquity a lot -- but what EXACTLY does it mean? Read more in this article by the Harvard Medical School: ... See more

6 months ago

While we continue to battle #PeriodPoverty around the world, let's take a moment to look back on some accomplishments! This article by the Global Citizen recaps 9 winning moments for menstrual equity ... See more

6 months ago

Please join us in welcoming Carol Larimore to the Board at Project Dignity!

Carol comes to us with an undergraduate and graduate degree in Healthcare Administration, as well as 44-years experience ... See more

7 months ago

Have you checked out our recent spotlight in The Laurel of Asheville? Visit the link to read it now!

7 months ago

Incredible news out of D.C. yesterday! Yet another step forward in the effort to #EndPeriodPoverty

7 months ago

Incredible news out of D.C. yesterday! Yet another step forward in the effort to #EndPeriodPoverty

8 months ago

Want to give the gift of dignity to a girl or woman in #WNC this holiday season? Visit us at www.projectdignitywnc.org to donate, or learn more about how you can help #EndPeriodPoverty in WNC.

8 months ago

We hope you'll be as excited to join in on this event as we are!!

8 months ago

It's #GivingTuesday2021! Celebrate the season of giving, and visit www.projectdignitywnc.org to donate now or learn how you can get involved in our mission to #EndPeriodPoverty.

8 months ago

If you're doing your #BlackFriday shopping on Amazon, don't forget to select Project Dignity as your charity of choice and shop through #AmazonSmile. A percentage of your purchase will go directly ... See more

8 months ago

Wishing you all a #HappyThanksgiving from the Project Dignity Team!

8 months ago

Thank you for the kind words, Thrive!

8 months ago

Happy #VeteransDay to all of those who have served and sacrificed for our country.

8 months ago

The Girl Scouts of Henderson County recently stopped by to learn about Project Dignity and what we're doing to combat #PeriodPoverty in WNC. While they were here, they also helped out with counting ... See more

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9 months ago

Mark you calendar! 🗓 This Saturday, Nov. 13th at 5PM, local artist Natalie Ray (natalieonpaper) is hosting an art opening — and 10% of proceeds will go directly to Project Dignity!! We hope to ... See more

9 months ago

How much do you really know about the social and economic impacts of #menstruation? This article by FairPlanet dives into the complicated issues behind menstruation and #PeriodPoverty that you may ... See more

9 months ago

Did you know you can support #ProjectDignity while you're doing your holiday shopping this year? If you shop on amazon, make sure to turn on Amazon smile in the app or visit smile.amazon.com and ... See more

9 months ago

On October 11th, 36 pallets from Always arrived at our Hendersonville warehouse. That's over 250,000 pads!

Special thanks to Rob & Nancy Rice, Deb & Tony O’Malley, and our smiling forklift driver, ... See more

9 months ago

This Tuesday, the Michigan Senate approved legislation to end sales tax on menstrual products by the end of 2021! Governor Whitmer is set to sign the legislation soon. Congratulations, Michigan, for ... See more

9 months ago

Please welcome the newest Project Dignity Board Member, Emma Alexander! Emma is a Hendersonville, NC local and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communications from UNC Asheville in 2015. ... See more

9 months ago

Indigenous Peoples Day celebrates and honors Native American peoples, and commemorates their histories and cultures. This #IndigenousPeoplesDay, we want to highlight The Kwek Society
and all the ... See more

10 months ago

Awesome news out of California! This is a huge step towards ending #PeriodPoverty in the US.

10 months ago

Don't forget #PeriodActionDay 2021 is coming up on October 9th! You can celebrate by visiting https://projectdignitywnc.org/ to learn more and donate to #PeriodEquity efforts in WNC, or register for ... See more

10 months ago

The Bernard F. and Mary Ann Powell Foundation (Parrish, FL) has granted Project Dignity $5,000 to help combat #PeriodPoverty in #WNC.

Matthew Archangeli, Director of the Powell Foundation, stated: ... See more

10 months ago

The WNC Bridge Foundation recently granted Project Dignity $8,000!!! We are so grateful for this grant and the continued support of our community as we move forward with our mission to ... See more

10 months ago

Are you ready for #NationalPeriodDay? We are! Visit https://projectdignitywnc.org/ today to learn what Project Dignity is doing to combat #PeriodPoverty in WNC, and check out the event below to learn ... See more

10 months ago

As the #COVID19 pandemic continues on, the World Bank reminds us that periods don’t stop for pandemics— and neither will groups advocating to #EndPeriodPoverty! Visit us at ... See more

10 months ago

Thank you Junior League of Asheville for supporting our mission to #EndPeriodPoverty! The Junior League will be accepting donations TOMORROW, September 14th, at their General Membership Meeting.

1 year ago

Excited to spread the message about #endingperiodpoverty !!

1 year ago

The #NCSenate is proposing $250,000 in grants to schools to purchase feminine hygiene products! If approved, this could be a huge step in the fight to #endperiodpoverty in North Carolina. You can ... See more

1 year ago

Click the link below to read more about how COVID-19 has exacerbated #PeriodPoverty for women and girls around the world. ... See more

1 year ago

Guidon Brewing Co. is now a donation site! If you want to #donate #periodsupplies to help #endperiodpoverty please leave your donations in the Project Dignity bin. Thank you!! ❤️

1 year ago

For those who are interested in attending services for our late President, Barb, please see below for more information:
- Barb's services will be held this Saturday, June 26th, at 11am at St. James ... See more

1 year ago

Don't miss your chance to support local breweries and non-profits!! The Historic Hendersonville Pub Crawl starts at 1pm today at Southern Appalachian Brewing Co. located at 822 Locust St, ... See more

1 year ago

We hope you will join us this Sunday at 1pm for the Historic Hendersonville Pub Crawl, which benefits a number of local non-profits! We'd like to especially thank Guidon Brewing Co. for selecting ... See more

1 year ago

It is with a heavy heart that Project Dignity of WNC announces the passing of our Founder and President, Barbara Jean "Barb" Morgan. Barb passed peacefully on May 23rd at Elizabeth House in ... See more

1 year ago

Spread the word! #PeriodPovertyAwarenessWeek is here. #periodpoverty is a very real problem around the world, and we're doing what we can to bring awareness to the subject, and find solutions. Visit ... See more

1 year ago

Come see us today Guidon Brewing Co.! We'll be here noon-6 pm. Don't forget your non-perishable donations for MANNA.

1 year ago

Come see us Guidon Brewing Co. on Saturday.

Don't forget to bring non-perishables to donate to MANNA FoodBank which will provide you entries for some awesome raffle prizes!

https://fb.me/e/2es8everk

1 year ago

Save the Date!! #PeriodPovertyWeek is coming up, May 24th - May 30th. Help us bring awareness to #PeriodPoverty so that one day we might #EndPeriodPoverty!

1 year ago

We need your support! Read more about #SB614 and #H595 and help us address #periodpoverty by calling your senators. If you have questions, call 828.697.2565.

1 year ago

An Irish grocery chain is addressing #PeriodPoverty with free #PeriodProducts! Read more here: http://bit.ly/lidlpdwnc

1 year ago

Thanks to Ellen Knoefel and the Project Linus team for the 100 pouches that they hand crafted from “extra” pieces of material. They have been supplying us with pouches to distribute our ... See more

1 year ago

Our Founder, Barb Morgan, will be leading the discussion at the next ATHENA of Henderson County Empower Hour. Find the information below on registering to attend this Zoom ... See more

1 year ago

Looking for a way to help us spread our mission and vision?

Project Dignity of Western NC, Inc is looking for a volunteer to lead our social media platforms (Facebook and Instagram). If interested, ... See more

1 year ago

Did you know that you can generate donations while shopping for your valentine, at no extra cost?

Simply start your shopping at smile.amazon.com/ch/81-5123670 to confirm "PROJECT DIGNITY of WNC ... See more

1 year ago

This has been circulating and contains great information. Pay attention to #19...this is where we come in. Please donate period products! These donations can be made through us and will be sent to ... See more

1 year ago

Our founder, Barbara Morgan, was recognized as a Community Champion by Flat Rock Playhouse! Congratulations Barbara Morgan and thank you to Flat Rock Playhouse for the recognization of her efforts ... See more

1 year ago

You can make an impact while you shop for Black Friday deals. Simply shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/81-5123670 and AmazonSmile will donate to Project Dignity of WNC Inc., at no cost to you.

1 year ago

This week we made our first delivery of period products to Haywood County!

We are collaborating with Community Kitchen in Canton, Haywood Christian Ministry, Haywood Pathways Center in Waynesville, ... See more

2 years ago

We are so fortunate to work with AMAZING agencies such as The Beacon of Hope Services.

The Beacon of Hope serves Madison County residents by providing food, emergency assistance, low-cost thrift ... See more

2 years ago

Great news! Project Dignity is expanding into Avery, Mitchell, and Yancey County! We want to thank Donna Miller who contacted us identifying the need and is helping make it happen. 👏👏👏

2 years ago

Project Dignity was formed in April of 2017 and in that year we distributed almost 5,600 pieces of product in Buncombe and Henderson Counties. Since then, we have expanded into Polk, Rutherford, and ... See more

2 years ago

In North Carolina, 1 in 5 women and girls between the ages of 12 and 44 lives below the Federal Poverty Line. #endperiodpoverty

2 years ago

Period supplies are necessities not luxuries. Help us advocate to make these products more accessible and affordable. North Carolina remains one of 30 states that taxes these products. #pinktax ... See more

2 years ago

As we continue Period Poverty Awareness Week, one of the easiest things you can do is to educate those around you. If you need our help with outreach to your group or organization, send us an ... See more

2 years ago

Project Dignity of Western North Carolina, Inc. is excited to announce that we are now an Allied Program of The Alliance for Period Supplies (APS).

APS created Period Poverty Awareness Week to ... See more

2 years ago

Together we give. Donate by clicking the button below. #GivingTuesday

2 years ago

Stop by our booth today from noon until 3pm at @crowneplazaasheville for @juniorleagueasheville #volunteerexpo2020 #volunteer #investinyourcommunity

2 years ago

We would like to thank the GirlUp Club at Asheville High who hosted a product drive to support us during the month of December.

Asheville High School is just 1 of the 114 schools in WNC that ... See more

2 years ago

We love supporting the students of Henderson County; here is a way you can too. @hendersoncountyedfoundation #FoodForThought20 Dine Out for Education kicks off today
#hendersonvillenc ... See more

2 years ago

Looking for a lunch, dinner, or dessert in Hendersonville? During the month of January, Project Dignity will be the recipient of Hot Dog and Yogurt World's "Change to Help Changes Lives".

Here is ... See more

2 years ago

Looking for a new way to serve others in 2020? Come to our booth at the Junior League Volunteer Expo on February 29, 2020 from 10 AM-3 PM at Crowne Plaza Asheville.
Modeled after a job fair, the ... See more

2 years ago

Thanks for having us Four Seasons Rotary Club!

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It's Giving Tuesday! Please donate today using the donate button on our page...any amount will do! Since we have completed the steps for double donations, if you give $20 it's like giving $40!

2 years ago

2 years ago

We are pleased to announce that we were awarded a grant of $8,831.52 by the WNC Bridge Foundation (formerly CarePartners Foundation).
The grant provides coverage for exactly one year’s rent for the ... See more

2 years ago

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2 years ago

The focus of the Ladies Aid Society of Flat Rock is on supporting "the smaller, local charities that make an outsized difference in our community." We were grateful to be included in that group and ... See more

2 years ago

We are thankful!

2 years ago

Happy Halloween!
It's SCARY not to have the supplies you need during that time of month! Please continue to donate to the cause...the need never stops.

2 years ago

Thank you @period.unca!
"We are SO grateful for Project Dignity! Their support and GENEROUS donation of 2500 PADS for UNCA students is ✨ AMAZING" ✨ & we couldn’t do what we do without them ... See more

2 years ago

Check out all the October bags for schools and agencies! Thanks goes out to everyone who has helped make this happen. 🤗 Grateful for the new warehouse...it has enabled us to streamline the entire ... See more

2 years ago

Thanks to Asheville Girls Pint Out we now have an additional 212 tampons, 128 pads, 202 liners, 40 one gallon ziplocs, a container of wipes and some new friends! Thanks so much for thinking of us and ... See more

2 years ago

First daytime bagging day at the warehouse! These ladies were amazing! Almost 3,000 tampons and 2,000 pads were packaged.

Thanks to Deb O'Malley for setup, inviting/confirming the volunteers. So ... See more

2 years ago

Looking for a fun way to get involved with Project Dignity of WNC? This Sunday, Asheville Artist (and our webmaster) Natalie Ray and her large scale watercolor series On the Road will be featured ... See more

2 years ago

A video of Barb’s presentation will be available on Tryon Rotary club website.

3 years ago

Thanks to the Pardee Cancer Center and Surgery Center for dedicating the month of June to Project Dignity. This group of dedicated individuals supports our Founder Barb Morgan through platelets and ... See more

3 years ago

It’s official—our new office/warehouse is up and running!

Here’s a photo of Beth Fagan and Tamara Elam, representing the Cummings Cove Golf Community. They had a Project Dignity ... See more

3 years ago

Thanks for putting us in your newsletter, Camp Ton-A-Wandah!

3 years ago

3 years ago

A nice article in The Daily Courier!

“Being a student is hard enough these days,” Gruebmeyer
wrote. “Project Dignity helps our students to be confident
and secure at a time when they might ... See more

3 years ago

3 years ago

Today is Menstrual Hygiene Day. We are doing our best to help create a world where no woman or girl is left behind because of her period! #mhday2019 #endperiodstigma #itstimeforaction

3 years ago

Guess who won the Athena Award at the Business and Professional Women's Luncheon today? Our own Barb Morgan! The Athena Award honors women who work diligently to lift up and shine a light on women in ... See more

3 years ago

We picked up our proceeds from the token jar at The Hendersonville Community Co-op! Thank you to the Co-op and to all those who put a coin in our jar when they refused a bag or brought their own.

3 years ago

Just grabbing one item to donate next time you're at the store helps a lot!

3 years ago

Barb was recently honored to be the guest speaker for the Volunteer Luncheon at Pardee UNC Health Care. The theme was "Every Moment Makes a Difference". She spoke about her relationship with the ... See more

3 years ago

What a great event we had last night at Triskelion Brewing Company celebrating 2 years of service. Thank you to everyone involved and to all who continue to support us!

3 years ago

Don't forget about our jar at The Hendersonville Community Co-op! when you bring your own bag and get a token at the register, throw it in the jar for us!

3 years ago

3 years ago

Our first purchase with grant money from Community Foundation of Henderson County!

3 years ago

Project Dignity discovered IAM was helping furloughed government workers and we wanted to do our part by delivering feminine hygiene products to them. Here is Ernest Brown from IAM receiving our ... See more

3 years ago

We've had a couple of people message to let us know they have dropped off (or are dropping off) a product donation at one of our drop off locations.
Just want to say thank you to all who keep our ... See more

3 years ago

3 years ago

Continuing to share our mission!

Barb Morgan, Founder and Pres. of Project Dignity of WNC
Dr. Laura Leatherwood, Pres. BRCC
Nancy Pellegrini, Treasurer of Project Dignity of WNC
Gita Alexander, ... See more

3 years ago

Thanks to Kenmure and Marcia Caserio for this nice article about us in the December edition of Beyond the Links!

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Thanksgiving is an appropriate time to give thanks to those who have helped us throughout the year!

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We were happy to receive a check at the Immaculate Conception Women’s Guild luncheon. The donation was the result of proceeds from their rummage sale. We appreciate the work you put in for us!

3 years ago

In support of #GivingTuesday on November 27, 2018, Facebook is partnering with PayPal to match up to $7 million in donations made on Facebook to eligible US-based 501(c)(3) nonprofits!

Project ... See more

3 years ago

Well, we've had a fantastic weekend thanks to two ladies who had a creative take on hosting parties! Pat Whiteside and Brenda Williams both hosted separate parties and the admission was a product to ... See more

3 years ago

From a presentation at Carolina Village earlier this week. Thanks for letting us be a part of the education program!

3 years ago

Happy Halloween! 😁

3 years ago

In the news!
(See the first comment below for the rest of the article that tells how you can help.)

3 years ago

Sale at Sam's! Good opportunity to stock up and share. 😊

4 years ago

We want to acknowledge the generosity of Sanctuary Brewing Company and their donors! Project Dignity of WNC has collected many pads and tampons from the drop box located at Sanctuary.
Lisa McDonald, ... See more

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Picking up a donation... Thank you for being a drop off spot The Parlor of Asheville Hair Salon! If you're looking for a good hair salon, go visit them!

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More donations rolling in at Sanctuary Brewing Company. Keep them coming! Thanks!

4 years ago

Meet our founder, Barb Morgan. Barb started Project Dignity of WNC because she wanted to make sure all shelters, middle schools and high schools in Buncombe and Henderson counties are stocked with ... See more

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Periods come monthly, and someone is always in need. We can use all the product that you can get to us! Or consider a monthly donation using our Donate button. Thank you!

4 years ago

Deerfield "Packing Party"!

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Want to contribute but don't have time to drop off products in person? Order through Costco or Amazon and have them delivered to our door!
Ship to:
Project Dignity of WNC
2975 Locust Grove ... See more

4 years ago

In the Sam's Club ad, good for 3 from Feb 28-March 25!

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Some pics from the launch at Ten Thousand Villages in Asheville. Now through Friday, December 8th, mention us at the checkout counter and 15% of your purchase will be donated to us!
Ten Thousand ... See more

4 years ago

The focus of the Outreach Ministries at The Cathedral of All Souls in Asheville is on empowering people, encouraging inclusion, and promoting wholeness. They join in collaborative partnerships that ... See more

4 years ago

We received another generous donation from our local Kimberly Clark! Ernest Humphries, the plant manager, has been a real champion for us. Thank you so much to Ernest and Dave Blatecky, product ... See more

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Ok, we had a great lunch session today. If you are coming to tonight's dinner session, don't forget your donations. We filled up several bins but we can always use more. Thanks again to the women's ... See more

4 years ago

Ten Thousand Villages in Asheville is hosting a holiday shopping benefit for local non-profit organizations, including us! From Monday, November 27th through Friday, December 8th, not only will your ... See more

4 years ago

We are so excited that Asheville Brewing on Merrimon is now a drop off spot for supplies! A great excuse to get some pizza when dropping off your donation!

4 years ago

Lots of tampon deals at the Hendersonville Harris Teeter right now if anyone wants to grab some for us. Good through the 14th.

4 years ago

Happy Halloween!🤣

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And some are now able to go to the crisis closet at school! Keep the donations coming!

4 years ago

We are in need of a business in ASHEVILLE that is willing to be a regular drop-off point for us. Please message us if you can help us with that!

4 years ago

See below for a drop off point in Asheville! Thank you Junior League of Asheville!

4 years ago

This TED Talk says it all. "Without access to supplies, students often miss class or don't participate as vigorously, for fear of leakage and embarrassment, impacting overall educational outcomes."

4 years ago

Big thanks to Trinity Presbyterian Women for hosting us at their Fall Gathering this morning. Such a wonderful group to help us spread our mission!

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We were very excited to make our first Buncombe County Schools drop off this week! 18 Buncombe County schools will be served with this product, including 7 high schools, 7 middle schools and 4 ... See more

4 years ago

It is so easy to be a bright spot in someone’s day.
Be someone’s reason to smile today.
And if you like it, be someone’s reason to smile every day.
You never know, you might just turn into a ... See more

4 years ago

Barb spoke about our mission this morning at First Baptist Church. Thanks for having us!

4 years ago

The Sav-Mor in Asheville at 891 Patton Avenue has some feminine product set aside for people to purchase for Project Dignity of WNC at a discounted price! Just talk with the manager, Steve. Who wants ... See more

4 years ago

"When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed."- Maya Angelou

5 years ago

We are elated to have just dropped off our first round of donations to Henderson County Public Schools. They will distribute the product to the respective middle and high schools. Thank you for ... See more

5 years ago

Thanks so much to everyone who came out to our Pint Night at Mountain River Tap & Growlers last Thursday! We had a great time and we appreciate the support!

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