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The dignity initiative: fighting for menstrual care during COVID

Feb. 8, 2021 | link/pdf

When families have to choose between food and pads, proper period products often become the first thing menstruators give up.

Nearly a year into pandemic, Mass. cats are still short on food

Jan. 25, 2021 | link/pdf

“If they only have food enough supplied for them, [people will] make decisions to feed their own pets over themselves.”