Chichester College to offer free sanitary items

A COLLEGE has signed up to a scheme offering free sanitary products to women.

Sunday, 9th September 2018, 7:23 pm
Updated Sunday, 9th September 2018, 8:32 pm

Chichester College is now part of the Red Box Project which collects donated products from supermarkets and delivers them to schools and higher education sites.

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The college has become the first organisation locally to sign up and offer the free sanitary items.

Shelagh Legrave, chief executive at the Chichester College Group, said: '˜This is a great example of how we are working with our community to help tackle important social issues. The issue of period poverty is a serious one and it can have a major impact on many young women.'