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Days for Girls International

Mail: PO Box 2622  Mt. Vernon, WA  98273 USA
Telephone: 360-220-8393 

Phone hours: 9 - 12 M-F  Pacific Time

501(c)3 number (EIN): 45-3934671

DfG Kit U.S. Patent No. 9,877,878

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Welcome! Interested in volunteering with Days for Girls? You're in the right place.  

 

JOIN A TEAM

Connect and contribute alongside like minded volunteers and contribute to menstrual health efforts internationally by joining a Chapter or Team near you. If that doesn't seem like the right fit, fill out this form and we will help connect you in a way that aligns with your interests.

START A TEAM

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Teams work to end the stigma associated with menstruation. Their efforts include fundraising, sewing and donating DfG Kits, increasing access to menstrual health education, awareness raising, and advocacy. Teams have the opportunity to progress to being a Chapter, after meeting certain benchmarks.

Interested in supporting local leaders in their efforts to increase access to menstrual health products and education in their own communities? Visit the Enterprise Program Page for more information.

 

How DfG Teams Work

Teams regularly:

  • Advocate for menstrual health as a pathway to improved health, education, and livelihood

  • Sew DfG Kits using DfG's patented trademarked patterns and have support from our international sewing specialist team

  • Increase access to menstrual health products for those hardest to reach by sewing and donating high quality DfG Kits

  • Support local leaders and Enterprises in their own communities 

  • Host events, fundraise, and rally to support awareness of Days for Girls 

  • Have the opportunity to contribute to our international network of champions and advocates committed to positively influencing menstrual health internationally

  • Can purchase wholesale resources through an exclusive area of our resource shop

Team Leaders commit to:

  • Financial accountability

  • Reporting Team production and activities to Days for Girls International regularly

  • Management and timely responses using a DfG Team email account

  • Complete our registration process, including  a DfG Kit sewing certification

  • Ensuring their Team follows Days for Girls quality guidelines and adheres to the latest patterns.

 

 

 

Interested in starting a Team in your area? Fill out the below form to begin our 5 step registration and training process.

If you have trouble completing the form, please contact registrar@daysforgirls.org.

After completing the 5 step registration and training process, you'll be welcomed to the DfG network.

 

Together, we're creating a world with dignity, health, and opportunity for all.

Ready to start a Team?

 

THE DfG Kit and PATTERNS

 

Each DfG Kit contains:*

  • Washable pads (made of two parts: a shield and a liner)

  • Washcloth

  • Drawstring Bag

  • Panties

  • and other essentials to ensure each recipient's needs are met.

*contents may vary depending on DfG Kit type.

Learn more about what's in a DfG Kit HERE.

Sewn DfG Kit Components

The DfG Shield

Standard & Heavy Flow Patterns

Skill Level: Intermediate

Machine Requirement: Straight stitch with reverse

Fabrics Needed: 100% cotton & PUL

The DfG Liner

Standard & Heavy Flow Sizes

Skill Level: Beginner

Machine Requirement: Serger

Fabrics Needed: 100% cotton flannel

The DfG Drawstring Bag

One Size

Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Machine Requirement: Straight and zig-zag stitches

Fabrics Needed: 100% cotton

Specific fabric guidelines, detailed instructions, and quality points are all covered in the patterns. 

Learn More About The Options that Provide Access to the DfG Patterns.