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Bags of Love have 130 bags to fill with goodies before the festive season, thankfully enough donations were sent in to fully fill 20 of them, you can help with the rest.

 

Bags of Love started as a personal project but it has turned into a project that changes hundreds of lives every year. The bags help restore the dignity of women who have been raped or assist girls to stay in school thanks to supplying them with sanitary pads.

There are a number of loyal supporters that send in bags and items to be placed within the bags. 130 bags are being collected for the SAME Foundation in Umbabat, Mpumalanga which is targeted at teens who miss school due to having no sanitary pads.

“Thanks to a very loyal and regular supporter, we have over 130 brand new bags to fill with sanitary pads & hygiene products for young ladies who cannot afford these items. We also collect dignity bags/packs with different contents for the elderly and rape survivors. Our wish list includes:

  • A snack bar
  • small juice
  • body or hand cream
  • shampoo
  • sanitary pads
  • a scarf
  • a small notepad and pen
  • a cake of soap
  • toothbrush & paste
  • nail polish
  • a fragrance
  • deodorant
  • a small pack of tissues
  • a pair of panties
  • a cash donation in a purse
  • a comb
  • a pot of vaseline
  • lip ice

These items are placed in a bag and distributed to organisations in need. You can assist by contacting Susan Harwood on Facebook here. The charity is based in the North of Johannesburg.


Sources: Facebook
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