GladRags Info


Cloth Pads for Afghan Refugees

This month GladRags is working on providing new cloth pads for Afghan refugees in partnership with Operation Period. To have a bigger impact, there are two ways that others can help:   Buy One, Give One – For every individual Cloth Day Pad or Day Pad Plus purchased on GladRags.com this month, we’ll give the same product to…Read more

Sponsoring Period Supplies For BIPOC and Low-Income Youth

PERIOD SUPPLIES FOR BACK TO SCHOOL This August GladRags pledges 1% of all our online sales to provide BIPOC and low-income students with reusable period products through Equitable Giving Circle*. Period products (cloth pads, menstrual cups, and educational resources) will be distributed along with essential school supplies at a local Portland back to school event…Read more

July Sales Support 5 Gyres

This month GladRags will donate 1% of all web sales to The 5 Gyres Institute to support their efforts at cleaning up our oceans, and creating a future that’s healthier for everyone.

Rainbow Connection Supports The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is saving lives. The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. They offer accredited life-saving, life-affirming programs and services to LGBTQ youth, creating safe and inclusive environments that are accessible. These Pads…Read more

Who Is Felisa?

Felisa Rincón de Gautier is the namesake behind our newest Carry Bag print. Affectionately known to the public as Doña Fela, she became the first female mayor of a capital city in the Americas as Mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico. She termed her political philosophy “benevolent maternalism” and dedicated her efforts to the distribution…Read more

What To Know About Cleaning With Hydrogen Peroxide

Hydrogen Peroxide has super powers. You’ve probably already heard. And when it comes to using those super powers to care for reusable period products like cloth pads and menstrual cups, we want to make a few things clear. But first … What is it? Hydrogen peroxide is a chemical compound, simply made up of hydrogen…Read more

Pedal Power Supports Black Girls Do Bike, Portland

THIS PRINT DOES MORE THIS MONTH More than just a cute cloth pad that makes periods more comfortable, saves money, and makes the earth a better place (nbd), our newest print called Pedal Power is giving back this month. For each Pedal Power pad sold on GladRags.com, we’ll be donating $1 to the Portland, Oregon…Read more

Sapporo – Behind The Name

Get out your allergy meds and cameras because the cherry blossoms are blooming in Downtown Portland! Which also makes it the perfect time to introduce our new favorite Carry Bag, Sapporo! Sapporo is the 5th largest city in Japan, and is the capital city of Hokkaido Prefecture and Ishikari Subprefecture. Sapporo hosts a 7-day long…Read more

One Tree Planted Per Purchase For Earth Month

Pick your discount and support Orca Project Happy Earth Month! This April GladRags is hoping to make it easier for people to switch to reusables by offering a pick your discount offer. Customers can choose the discount that they need the most right now, from 10% – 20% off, to move toward a zero waste…Read more

2020 Benefit Report

2020 was… a year. We’re thankful to be on the other side of it now — a little older, a lot wiser, and grateful to still be helping people get the period products they need. In 2020, we had planned to increase our staff volunteer hours and better monitor the impact of our donations and…Read more