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Detox the Box: Getting Toxic Chemicals Out of Pads & Tampons

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BENEFITING: Women's Voices for the Earth

ORGANIZER: Women's Voices for the Earth

EVENT DATE: May 22, 2014

Erin Thompson Switalski

THE STORY:

Women's Voices for the Earth wrote -

Toxic chemicals don’t belong in feminine products. Period.

Last fall, Women’s Voices for the Earth launched Detox the Box –a campaign to get toxic chemicals out of feminine products once and for all.

Our groundbreaking Chem Fatale report found that feminine products like pads and tampons can contain unregulated toxic chemicals linked to health problems like increased risk of breast cancer, reproductive problems, asthma, allergic reactions, and more. What’s crazy is that manufacturers aren’t legally required to disclose any of the ingredients used in these products.

To get this serious message to a whole lot of women, we created a hilarious spoof of Justin Timberlake’s SNL skit "Dick in a Box" (seriously). Detox the Box, our latest (and greatest) spoof video is aimed at mobilizing women to take action to convince a very large corporation to take chemicals out of their products.

We need your help with the post-production and launch. To really make sure that EVERY woman in America (and every guy, too!) sees this video, we need to raise $15,000 before it’s launch on May 22. With your help, we can release a video that will knock your socks off—and scare the pants off of any corporation that thinks it can hide toxic chemicals in products that affect our most sensitive body parts.

Detox the Box would not have been possible without incredible support from our community: a talented, professional team of videographers, choreographers, dancers, and musicians… and even a pro bono advertising firm from L.A.!

Those toxic chemicals in your feminine products don’t stand a chance against our dance moves, creative costuming, and of course, sound science on how to protect your health!  Invest in women’s health today by supporting Detox the Box!

About Women’s Voices for the Earth.

Founded in 1995, Women’s Voices for the Earth amplifies women’s voices to eliminate the toxic chemicals that harm our health and communities. WVE envisions a world where women lead to create a healthy environment without toxic chemicals in our workplaces, homes, and communities. Learn more at www.womensvoices.org. 

$265

MONEY RAISED
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  • Erin Thompson Switalski

    $50

  • Anna Peterson

    $30

  • Lia Riley

    $20

  • Molly White

    $35

  • Anonymous

    $10

  • Kyle & Erica Swantek

    $75

  • Chira Gingerelli-Hegg

    $25

  • Rachel Carroll Rivas

    $20

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The Team: $15,035 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Women's Voices for the Earth

Amount Raised

$14,290

 

95% Raised of $15,000 Goal

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Erin Thompson Switalski

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$265

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Cassidy Randall

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$210

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Caitlin Copple

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Julie Walker

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$60

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Sara Stearns

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Sara Close

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Donor Comments

Rachel Carroll Rivas

Rachel Carroll Rivas

DONATION: $20

Go get um WVE 4 years ago

Chira Gingerelli-Hegg

Chira Gingerelli-Hegg

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Kyle & Erica Swantek

Kyle & Erica Swantek

DONATION: $75

4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $10

4 years ago

Molly White

Molly White

DONATION: $35

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Lia Riley

Lia Riley

DONATION: $20

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Anna Peterson

Anna Peterson

DONATION: $30

4 years ago

Erin Thompson Switalski

Erin Thompson Switalski

DONATION: $50

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