Tampon shortage spotlights fight against ‘period poverty’

Very few tampons remain in the I Support the Girls warehouse facility in Wheaton, Maryland. The nonprofit works with tampon manufacturers to donate period supplies to other nonprofits, but a supply shortage has meant a drop in donations. (I Support the Girls/Courtesy via Cronkite News)

Very few tampons remain in the I Support the Girls warehouse facility in Wheaton, Maryland. The nonprofit works with tampon manufacturers to donate period supplies to other nonprofits, but a supply shortage has meant a drop in donations. (I Support the Girls/Courtesy via Cronkite News)

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