Hey Girls to launch its first ever period product TV advertising campaign

Hey Girls announces the launch of its first ever product based TV advertising campaign this month, thanks to the SME Support Scheme from Sky Media. Hey Girls is a Scottish based social enterprise on a mission to end period poverty in the UK.  Selling 100% organic, plastic free and sustainable period products on a Buy One Give One basis – with every sale match donated back to communities who need them most.  Since launching the company in 2018, Hey Girls has donated over 10 million period products to people in…

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Hey Girls Reaches 10 Million Donation Milestone

Social enterprise Hey Girls this week donated their 10 millionth period product to women and girls in need across the UK. Founded in 2018, Hey Girls’ mission is to end period poverty in the UK, a Plan UK study published in 2018 found that 1 in 10 women and girls find themselves unable to afford period products from month to month. Since launching, Hey Girls has developed a network of over 200 donation partners across the UK to ensure that period products go to those who need them most.  Through…

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Over 3,000 Period Products Distributed Directly To People’s Homes During COVID-19 By Hey Girls & Local Authority Partners

Periods don’t stop for pandemics, and neither does the fact that women and girls across the UK will inevitably be facing period poverty during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Social enterprise Hey Girls’ mission since being founded in 2018 is to eradicate period poverty in the UK, something which will become harder once the true economic impact of Covid-19 becomes clear. Since 2018, Hey Girls has been working with local authorities, schools and colleges in Scotland and since 2020 in Wales to deliver free period products to students, constituents and service users. …

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Social Enterprise Hey Girls launches red period pants to support domestic abuse victims

Hey Girls have an important message to share with the launch of their new style of period pants.  Supporting the UK governments campaign #YouAreNotAlone, the message is clear, at home shouldn’t mean at risk. As COVID19 hit the UK, it forced many people into lockdown in homes that unfortunately were not safe. It comes as a sad reality that because of this, many people across the country are now imprisoned in environments of domestic abuse and violence. Many charities and domestic abuse campaigners have reported an unprecedented increase in calls…

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Hey Girls launches ‘UNsanitary’ product range to raise Period Poverty awareness

Social enterprise Hey Girls, adam&eveDDB and The Big Issue have come together to launch a national campaign to raise awareness of the shocking extent of period poverty in the UK. The campaign centres around a new brand called ‘UNsanitary’, so named as 1 in 10 girls and young women are regularly forced to use unsanitary items in place of real sanitary products, because they cannot afford it. The UNsanitary range, created by adam&eveDDB, encompasses real products, available at pop-ups in selected ASDA stores on Saturday 15th February. At first glance,…

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