boise period project

Boise Period Project

The Boise Period Project just completed their first distribution of hygiene products and are ramping up for their next event.  The founders join Idaho Matters in studio to describe their progress.

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  • The Boise Period Project describes their first distribution event.
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  • Boise State University's interim president talks about the upcoming year.
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- Earlier this year, Boise State University named provost Martin Schimpf as interim president, replacing outgoing president Bob Kust

Boise Period Project

The Boise Period Project gathers menstrual hygiene products to create period packs for the local homeless community in Boise. They aim to end the stigmas that surround both periods and homelessness. We talk with the project about an often over-looked need of homeless women.

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  • A local group aids homeless women with hygiene products.