Columbus community members donate over 17K female products for women and girls

Columbus community members donate over 17K female products for women and girls

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Members of the Columbus community came together Tuesday in an attempt to make sure young women have access to feminine products.

The Columbus alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Inc. hosted the period poverty awareness event, which raised over 17,000 items of female products. Other organizations have also raised $2,000 to keep the products coming in after the supply runs out.

A Muscogee County School Board representative said she ss thankful women in the community saw a need and took action immediately.

House representatives are now proposing a bill that will take the tax off of female hygiene products.

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