GivingTuesday was launched in 2012 with a simple idea: to create a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past ten years, this idea has grown into a global movement that inspires millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.
As a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, FWGBD depends on the support of our members, donors, partners, and grants to further our mission to ensure all women and girls with blood disorders are correctly diagnosed and optimally managed at every life stage.
This #GivingTuesday, we have set the goal to raise $5,000. Your donation will support the Foundation’s continued efforts to raise awareness and educate key healthcare providers on the unique needs and challenges that women and girls face as well as appropriate and effective solutions. Please join us in celebrating GivingTuesday by considering one (or more) of the gifts below to support our cause.
5 Ways to Give on GivingTuesday:
Everyone should have access to appropriate, respectable, and equitable healthcare. Advocate for issues that are important to you, such as access to fertility preservation and access to free pads and tampons, available in restrooms and locker rooms.
Speak to your colleagues, community providers, and schools, scouts, or other public resource (libraries) about menstruation and the signs and symptoms of heavy menstrual bleeding.
- Donate menstruation tools to your local homeless or domestic violence shelter
- Bring your clinic resources together for “period packs” for your patients (read this story here, for how one clinic did it!)
Empathize with patients who menstruate.
In a qualitative study by Aryal, et al (2021), their overall findings found that “women with inherited bleeding disorders may experience tension and neglect within the healthcare system, feeling dismissed and poorly understood…”
- Leave a quarter in the menstruation supply dispenser
- Become an FWGBD member.
- A one-time gift, big or small, to further FWGBD’s mission toward a world where all people with the potential to menstruate can access appropriate, respectful, and equitable care. Please use the form below to donate!