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Determined to helping homeless women in the community, Francisco Aceves, 12, joined P4P in hopes of making the menstruation cycle of women in need, more comfortable by supplying them with the necessities of their period. “Providing homeless women with hygiene products is very important to me,” Aceves said. “They can't afford these items and the least I can do is help them have a comfortable period by donating the supplies.”

Power 4 Periods: Normalizing Periods

Nicole Alvarez, Editor In Chief February 20, 2019

250 million women around the globe do not have access to feminine products. This is why Downey High School’s Power 4 Periods club is having their annual drive on March 7. The drive will help raise...

Power for Periods, the club behind the  Bloody Valentine drive, includes a handful of students and English teacher, Ms. Simpson. The club came into fruition in late 2017 and began to fundraise for women in need of health care products during their menstrual cycle.

Bloody Valentine Drive

Vicky Arguello, Writer February 26, 2018

Downey High School’s Power 4 Period Club held their Bloody Valentine Drive from Jan. 22 through Feb. 15. The club collected pads, tampons, panty liners, soap, and wipes in A205 and had goal of making...

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