Giving Back

As part of our mission to help put an end to period poverty, we choose to donate to those most in need. We donate Period Pants, our time or money, to as many charities and organisations as we can.

world menstrual hygiene health day

The last 12 months, 4.2 million adults in the UK have been affected by hygiene poverty. Many have been unable to afford even basic toiletries, such as toilet roll. That's why we have partnered with The Hygiene Bank for World Menstrual Hygiene Day.

DIVE IN & CHANGE LIVES

1% of every sale of NEW Swim Collection donated to The Wave Project between June 8th - August 31st 2023. Over the past 10 years, the Wave Project has provided surf therapy to young people aged 8 to 21 as form of therapeutic support for both mental and physical health. Sessions are once a week for six weeks with each young person paired with a volunteer surf mentor, receiving one-to-one support appropriate to their needs for the duration of the course.

Previous Partnerships

Here are some of the charities and organisations we have previously donated to.

Endometriosis UK helps people suffering with the disease and their loved ones to take back control of their lives. One in ten women and those assigned female at birth are living with endometriosis with symptoms including heavy bleeding, terrible pain from inflammation and scar tissue.

ENDOMETRIOSISUK

Endometriosis UK helps people suffering with the disease and their loved ones to take back control of their lives. One in ten women and those assigned female at birth are living with endometriosis with symptoms including heavy bleeding, terrible pain from inflammation and scar tissue. That’s over 1.5 million who desperately need support and information to help them understand this chronic condition.

Kujuwa Initiative is a charity based in Kenya which trains and supports young people, families and educators in sexual reproductive health, rights and menstrual hygiene management

Kujuwa Initiative

Kujuwa Initiative is a charity based in Kenya which trains and supports young people, families and educators in sexual reproductive health, rights and menstrual hygiene management. Kujuwa Initiative employs women to produce washable sanitary pads using fabric waste from the SOKO Kenya Clothing Factory and donates them to girls alongside training.

WUKA x Choose Love Partnership - WUKA has already donated over 450 pairs of period pants to Choose Love and continues to regularly support their efforts to tackle period poverty and give crucial humanitarian aid

CHOOSE LOVE

Choose Love is a UK-based non-governmental organisation which provides humanitarian aid to, and advocacy for, refugees around the world. WUKA has already donated over 450 pairs of period pants to Choose Love and continues to regularly support their efforts to tackle period poverty and give crucial humanitarian aid.

Mermaids x WUKA partnership - We want to make period comfort accessible to the trans, gender fluid and non-binary communities. Mermaids is one of the leading trans youth charities in the UK, working to support transgender and gender non-conforming children, young people and their families

MERMAIDS

We want to make period comfort accessible to the trans, gender fluid and non-binary communities. Mermaids is one of the leading trans youth charities in the UK, working to support transgender and gender non-conforming children, young people and their families. We supported them with the launch of WUKA boxer shorts.

Days for Girls partnership - We regularly donate Period Pants to Days for Girls supporting their programmes in Nepal.

DAYS FOR GIRLS

Days for Girls increases access to menstrual care and education. They are changing the narrative of periods from shame to celebration by educating young girls and women about menstruation. We regularly donate Period Pants to Days for Girls supporting their programmes in Nepal.

The Hygiene Bank

We donated one pair of Period Pants or a Reusable Pad for every order made over 2020’s Black Friday weekend to the Hygiene Bank, who provide people with access to basics to feel clean, confident and healthy.

City to Sea

We donated WUKA Period Pants for City to Sea's Rethink Periods Project, providing materials for lessons in the UK. Rethink Periods provides unbiased, free programmes for period education in schools.

Surfers Against Sewage

We donated 1% of sales from our Perform™ Seamless range to Surfers Against Sewage, a national marine conservation and campaigning charity that protects our oceans, beaches and wildlife.

WEN.

We donated to WEN for a period product demonstration programme. WEN raises awareness of hidden plastic and chemicals in conventional menstrual products and promotes reusable, organic options.

NHS

In reaction to the Covid-19 outbreak, we donated 600 pairs of Period Pants to those on the front line of our NHS. This helped those working long shifts in hospital. We also raised over £2000.

FREEDOM FOR GIRLS

We donated 60 pairs of Period Pants to Freedom for Girls, a UK-registered charity fighting against period poverty. They work to challenge stigmas, taboos and gender equalities associated with menstruation.

Bloody Good Period

We donated Period Pants and reusable pads to Bloody Good Period, who provides 40 nationwide asylum seeker drop-in centres with period products for those who can't afford them.

Perthshire Women's Aid

We donated Period Pants to Perthshire Women's Aid, an independent charity supporting those who are fleeing domestic abuse and other forms of gender-based violence.  

Solace Women's Aid

We donated Period Pants to Solace Women's Aid, an organisation which supports survivors of domestic abuse and all forms of Violence Against Women & Girls (WAWG).

Give Your Best

We donated Period Pants to Give Your Best, an organisation that works to empower and provide clothing to people in need of women's clothes, including refugees and asylum seekers.

Butterfly House

We donated Period Pants to Butterfly House, a Bedfordshire-based women's refuge, run by Places for People Living+  for women and their children fleeing domestic abuse.

WHAG

We donated Period Pants to WHAG (formerly Women's Houses Action Group), a charity that offers supported accommodation and domestic abuse services for women and men.