DMV Spotlight this week shines a light on efforts to provide new undergarments and menstrual supplies to women and girls in crisis. Guest Holly Seibold is the Founder and Executive Director of BRAWS or Bringing Resources to Aid Women’s Shelters. Holly explained the programs offered by BRAWS, including delivering 500 boxes of pads and tampons to local women’s shelters in Virginia as well parts of DC.
BRAWS also provides new bras and underwear for women and girls in shelters. BRAWS also provides menstrual supplies to public schools in Virginia for girls who cannot afford supplies to attend class. BRAWS also provides sports bras so girls can participate in sports at school.
Seibold also provided information on where to donate supplies and for BRAWS biggest fundraiser: MARDI BRAS at Westwood Country Club in Vienna, VA on February 22nd, 2019.