Support Women's Health: Hygiene Product Donations Being Collected All Month Long

In celebration of National Women's Health Week — May 14-20 — the Pat Walker Health Center's Wellness & Health Promotion department is collecting hygiene products (and more) for the Jane B. Gearheart Full Circle Pantry.

All month long, the campus community is encouraged to donate the following items at one of the five donation drop sites:

  • Tampons/Pads
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Diapers/Diaper Wipes
  • Toothpaste

Donation Sites:

  • Wellness Center on Garland
  • Wellness and Health Promotion department (Pat Walker Health Center)
  • Women's Clinic
  • Pat Walker 1st Floor Atrium
  • Off Campus Student Services

The 18th annual National Women's Health Week kicks off on Mother's Day, May 14, and is celebrated through May 20, 2017.

National Women's Health Week goal is to empower women to make their health a priority. The week also serves as a time to encourage women to take steps to improve their health.


Zac Brown, assistant director of communications
Pat Walker Health Center


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