Project Description

Bleed Free’s missions are to:

  • Tackle menstrual stigmas and barriers experienced by folks in our local McMaster and Hamilton communities. No one should be ashamed of their period. period.

  • Collect and donate menstrual products to those with limited product access in the Hamilton community – we partner with Wesley Urban Ministries day centre- Check them out at wesley.ca

  • Promote the use of sustainable menstrual products!

What: Join our annual menstrual product drive raffle for the chance to win amazing prizes including gift cards, prize packages and exclusive Bleed Free merchandise in exchange for menstrual product donations!

When: During the last week of February.

 

What: Fill your cup with some free coffee, tea, or hot chocolate and chat with Bleed Free – Tell us how you deal with menstrual health barriers – or how you think we can make a difference in the local community!

When: January – February – check our social media for details

Partnerships with Courses on Campus

Bleed Free partnered with the LifeSci 4X03 team to create sustainable & inclusive menstrual kits

Host community events

Like our #BloodMovieNight where Bleed Free members get to know one another, all in the hopes of building a strong team and community!

Fundraising events

We’ve collected thousands of menstrual products by hosting innovative initiatives! We run raffles, sell stigma-smashing Bleed Free merchandise, and more! All of the proceeds go to Wesley Urban Ministries

About the Co-Founders:

Hana and Rebecca are 4th year Health Sciences students at McMaster University. Their idea for Bleed Free McMaster stemmed from their first year inquiry class project and flourished from there! If you have any questions about Bleed Free, don’t hesitate to reach out to Rebecca personally.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Rebecca Zhong

Co-Founder, Bleed Free McMaster

Email: r.zhong56@gmail.com

Phone: (289)259-7664