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Frequently Asked Questions

We hope you find the answer to your question below, 

but if not, feel free to contact us!

What is a period pack? 

A period pack includes tampons, pads, liners, sanitary wipes, and just one chocolate, all thoughtfully packaged for one or two cycles.

Where can I find period products? 

Click here for a list of our distribution partners!

What items are on your wish list? 

Regular size tampons, individually wrapped pads, panti-liners, and sanitary wipes, and cosmetic bags such as Clinique, Ipsy and Estee Lauder bags.

Why not distribute re-usable pads or menstrual cups?

We do not accept donations of or distribute re-usable pads or menstrual cups because the population we serve may not have access to a place where they can adequately clean these items, which could become a health risk. 

Why not distribute super or super-plus size tampons?

These present more of a risk of Toxic Shock Syndrome if worn too long, so we prefer to provide regular size tampons to those in need.

Where can I mail product or monetary donations? 

The Red Basket Project, c/o Beth Gilbreath, 665 Perry Street, Dubuque, IA 52003

Where can I drop off product donations?

  • 665 Perry Street, Dubuque
  • Plane Art Designs, 3033 Asbury Rd, Dubuque
  • Mario's Italian Restaurant, 1298 Main Street, Dubuque
  • Epic Health and Wellness, 1075 Cedar Cross Road #1, Dubuque

Are there other ways I can help?

Yes! You can coordinate a product drive at your work, or host a Period Party at your home.

If you know how to sew, you can sew these bags for us to use for Period Packs.

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