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PERIOD| PARTY BECAUSE NO ONE SHOULD HAVE TO CHOOSE BETWEEN FOOD AND TAMPONS. PERIOD. COST OF MENSTRUATION $6144 a lifetime (assuming 40 years of menstruation) $4.991 regular pack of Tampax Tampons, pack of 20 $9.491 Regular Always Maxi Pads pack of 48 $6.99' Always Discreet Liner, 9 pack of tampons 7 pack of pads 5 pack of liners $153.60 a yeair (including GST) pack of 48 POVERTY AND GOVERNMENT SUPPORT/ HOMELESSNESS ALBERTA WORKS BENEFIT: IN EDMONTON Provincial data in 2014 shows around 33,000 people in Alberta are accessing Alberta Works financial supports in early 2014?. Monthly Alberta Works Financial Assistance** Family Composition* Vs Average Monthly Rental³ and Food Cost Monthly Alberta Works Financial Assistance Average Monthly Rental Cost*** Average Monthly Food Cost**** 2,252 $627.00 Edmontonians were homeless H $856.00 (bachelor apartment) $243.28 according to the 2014 Homeless Count O $997.00 WHILE THE 2014 COUNT H $1091.00 (one-bedroom apartment) f $573.60 SHOWED THERE ARE FEWER PEOPLE RELYING ON PROVISIONAL HOUSING AND COUCH SURFING, $1217.00 EMERGENCY SHELTER USE INCREASED THIS YEAR, AS H $1361.00 (two-bedroom apartment) Mf $920.84 DID THE NUMBER OF YOUTH AND FAMILIES WHO DO NOT You are not eligible for monthly benefits if you are living in a shelter, this means that not-for-profits have to try to cover the costs for these essential products. HAVE A HOME. NOTES Rates assume families with children are receiving the maximum National Child Benefit Subsidy (NCBS) to supplement their income. The NCBS money is intended for use to support children and not for menstrual products. Core benefit value is for individuals with private housing who are looking for work, working but not earning enough, or temporarily unable to work. Core Benefits include both Core Essential and Core Shelter. Core Essential includes food, clothing, household needs, personal needs, installation and use of telephone laundry, transportation and moves within Alberta. Core Shelter includes, rent, mortgage, utilities, heating, municipal taxes, insurance, condominium fees, homeowner's maintenance and damage deposit. Based on apartment rental listings posted by Edmonton property owners / managers over the past year *** *** Based on Health Canada's 2008 National Nutritious Food Basket. SOURCES ' 2 ' 4$department/deptdocs.nsf/all/sdd15497 '........**:

Period Party

shared by AvenirCreative on Sep 22
Because no one should have to choose between food and tampons. Period.


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