Women in Training Campaign

for #WITKITS® of Menstrual

& Hygiene Supplies

Women in Training, Inc. is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization. We completely depend on donations from individual donors, corporations & foundations to carry out our good works.

An annual donation of $500:

provides one girl with a WITKIT® canvas bag stuffed with one month's supply of sanitary pads; a mask; bar of Dove unscented soap; a regular size bottle of shampoo and conditioner; a regular size bottle of lotion; a regular size bottle of deodorant; a regular size tube of toothpaste; an Oral B toothbrush; underwear and socks; a washcloth or loofah; a journal; and a personalized bracelet, PLUS one year's worth of monthly menstrual, hygiene, and dental supplies. During the COVID-19 pandemic, each monthly WITKIT also includes personal protective equipment, such as a mask, bottle of WIT hand sanitizer and a pair of plastic gloves.

 

A monthly $40 donation:

provides one girl with a sturdy WITKIT® canvas bag stuffed with a month's supply of sanitary pads; a mask; bar of Dove unscented soap; a regular size bottle of shampoo and conditioner; a regular size bottle of lotion; a regular size bottle of deodorant; a regular size tube of toothpaste; an Oral B toothbrush; underwear and socks; and a washcloth or loofah. The first WITKIT® includes a journal and a hand-made bracelet personalized with an empowering word, such as love, power, or beauty. During the COVID-19 pandemic, each monthly WITKIT also includes personal protective equipment, such as a mask, bottle of WIT hand sanitizer and a pair of plastic gloves.  

A one-time $50 donation:

replenishes the WITKIT® canvas bag one month for one girl. She would receive a month's supply of sanitary pads; a mask; bar of Dove unscented soap; a regular size bottle of shampoo and conditioner; a regular size bottle of lotion; a regular size bottle of deodorant; a regular size tube of toothpaste; an Oral B toothbrush; underwear and socks; and a washcloth or loofah. During the COVID-19 pandemic, each WITKIT also includes personal protective equipment, such as a mask, bottle of WIT hand sanitizer and a pair of plastic gloves.  

Send a check or donations of sanitary pads and hygiene products to:
Women in Training, Inc.
P.O. Box 231394
Montgomery, AL 36123-1394

During this COVID-19 pandemic, it’s safer to shop online. Please order from Amazon using this link https://smile.amazon.com/ch/84-2297948 and .5 percent of your dollars spent will go to help Women In Training - WIT provide free period products to underserved girls and nonbinary youth.

You can also send WIT funds via CashApp at $WomenInTraining

Leadership Montgomery presented a check to support the WIT Leadership Development Circle!

Leadership Montgomery presented a check today to Women In Training to support the WIT Leadership Development Circle! LM’s Torchbearers Class XII provided tremendous fundraising and operations support to helpus have a successful WIT 5K Race to End Period Poverty at Alabama Shakespeare Festival.

Pictured, from left to right: Cheryl Johnson, President, Leadership Montgomery; Blake Sanders and Jada Davis, Torchbearers Class XII; Claudia Mitchell, Vice President, Montgomery Public Schools Board; and Adeyela Bennett, CEO, Women in Training, Inc.

Thank You to End-of-the-Year Donors

A big WIT thank you to the following donors for their end-of-the-year donations! 

Dr. Stephanie McCorvey

Anonymous

John Kornet

Jeff Martin

Kicking for Change

Montgomery Independent

Dr. Stephanie McCorvey

Dr. Lakeshia Thomas 

John Kornet

Dr. Lakeshia Thomas 

Jeff Martin

Temple Beth Or-Kahl Montgomery Donates Again to WIT

Temple Beth Or-Kahl Montgomery almost doubled its donation from last year to Women in Training, Inc. Thank you to the members of Temple Beth Or; Rabbi Scott Looper; Andy Weil, President of the Board of Trustees; and Miki Beth Stiller, Board of Trustees Member and campaign chairperson.

 

This photo is from last year when Breanna and Brooke Bennett, WIT founders, spoke at Shabbat Service at Temple Beth Or. The COVID-19 pandemic prohibited an in-person presentation this year.

 

St. John's Episcopal Church Provides Grant to WIT

Thank you to Barbara Wells, former Women in Training, Inc. President and Board Chairwoman, for helping us secure a generous gift from St. John’s Episcopal Church! We truly appreciate the parishioners' kindness.

Thanks to the generosity of our friends and supporters, Breanna and Brooke Bennett, the Women in Training, Inc. co-founders, realized their vision of combining their love for running with their passion for raising funds to end period poverty!

Thanks to the support of Leadership Montgomery's Torchbearers Class XII, WIT surpassed our goal of $5,000 by raising $6,683.31 to begin the WIT Youth Leadership Circle in January 2021. We will groom young people to develop the leadership skills necessary to end poverty! Period!

Thank you to our corporate and community partners who provide financial and/or in-kind support to help Women in Training (W.I.T.), Inc. provide  the following services:

Present menstrual education programs conducted by Dr. LaToya Clark, obstetrician/gynecologist at Jackson Hospital 

Print and donate A Young Woman’s Guide to the Menstrual Cycle©, written by Dr. LaToya Clark & Nyoka Samuels-Gilchrist, MSN, RN

Photo by Jill Friedman

 

Provide monthly donations of #WITKITS® -- canvas bags full of menstrual and hygiene products -- to at-risk girls, young women and non-binary youth. 

Photo by Jill Friedman

Women in Training, Inc. includes two “non-essentials” in the #WITKITS® because everyone wants to feel special during their period. We include decorated journals to write thoughts and feelings, and beaded bracelets with inspirational words!

 

Women in Training, Inc.

P.O. Box 231394
Montgomery, AL 36123-1394

305-713-9200

bennett@womenintraining.org

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Tax ID: 84-2297948 

Women in Training, Inc. is listed by the IRS as a 501(c)3 non-profit. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

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