Homeless Experiences of Menstruation: Film and Panel Discussion
Nov
14
6:00pm 6:00pm

Homeless Experiences of Menstruation: Film and Panel Discussion

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This Cycle Series film, Homeless Experiences of Menstruation, focuses on the challenges associated with menstrual hygiene management and access to essential resources for the homeless in Pittsburgh, PA. The film shares the perspective of a woman who experienced homelessness in Pittsburgh, and highlights the variety of needs that should be considered in designing interventions. The film features SisterFriend, and our efforts to provide menstrual hygiene resources to women in need in the Pittsburgh area.   

The short film will be followed by a panel discussion featuring practitioners who are working with the homeless community in Pittsburgh. 

This event is FREE and open to the public. Product donations will also be accepted on site. Click Here to Register

Cycle Series is a short documentary film series created by BCHS PhD student Sara Baumann, which explores an array of menstrual experiences from a public health perspective. 

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Aug
18
2:00pm 2:00pm

SisterFriend Quarterly Day of Dignity: Distribution Day

Is your organization interested in getting feminine care products from SisterFriend?

We invite you to join us for our Day of Dignity. On this day we will sort donations and provide SisterFriend Kits to our community partners.

If your organization is interested in receiving SisterFriend Kits on this day or would like to drop off a donation, please contact us at info@sisterfriend.org. 

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May
6
10:00am10:00am

SisterFriend Quarterly Day of Dignity: Volunteer Event

Interested in volunteering with SisterFriend?

We invite groups and individuals to join us for our Day of Dignity. On this day we will sort donations, pack SisterFriend Kits, deliver SisterFriend Kits to our community partners and provide feminine care products directly to those in needs via Street Teams.

If you are interested in participating please CLICK HERE to complete the registration form and a member of our team will provide additional information. 

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Apr
22
9:00am 9:00am

SisterFriend Leadership Academy

The SisterFriend Leadership Academy Conference will serve as a training ground for young women looking to make a difference in their community. The program will be open to (60) 13- to 16-year-old young women in underprivileged areas of Allegheny County at no cost to participate.  Workshops will focus on Feminine Health, Community Service and Leadership. Pre-Registration Required.

Funding for this program was provided in part by a grant from the POISE Foundation and sponsorship from Urban Academy of Greater Pittsburgh.

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SisterFriend Leadership Academy Volunteer Orientation
Jan
7
10:00am10:00am

SisterFriend Leadership Academy Volunteer Orientation

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The SisterFriend, Inc. Leadership Academy will serve as a training ground for young women ages 13-16 looking to make a difference in their community. The young ladies will promote community service, philanthropy and scholarship. They will be required to complete a 4 week program which will include a Community Service Project focused on feminine health. SisterFriend, Inc. will invite speakers to talk about hygiene, self-esteem, domestic/dating violence, philanthropy, homelessness and many other social service topics. 

This orientation will provide background on the program and the various volunteer opportunities available. 

Questions? Email us at sfla@sisterfriend.org

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Nov
18
6:00pm 6:00pm

Happy Hour to Fight Homelessness

Please join the Gamma Lambda Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. as we come together to raise much needed funds in the fight against homelessness. 

ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT SISTERFRIEND, INC. AND LIGHT OF LIFE RESCUE MISSION

Where: Repair the World Workshop, 6022 Broad Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Complimentary Beverage with $10 Donation

Donations can be made through http://bluepromise1914.org/donate.html

 

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Oct
25
8:00pm 8:00pm

Best Joke Period Contest: Product Donations to Benefit SisterFriend, Inc

Best Joke Period Contest
(Jokes about Menstruation) 

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Love period jokes? We do. 
We're trying to find the best jokes about menstruation in town. Comedians perform a few minutes of stand-up each, 3 qualified judges and the audience decide the winners. 

Rules: Jokes must be on the topic of menstruation. Performers do not need to have a menstrual cycle to participate. 

$5 entry
Brillobox
Doors at 8pm, show at 8:15
21+ 
bestjokeperiod.pgh@gmail.com

BONUS PERIOD-RELATED FUN: 
So you're already bringing your sense of humor and drive to party (mentrual-style), if you're really in the period groove you can also bring along any individually wrapped feminine care products and we'll donate them to SisterFriend, Inc. a wonderful Pgh organization that donates tampons and sanitary napkins to those in need. 

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