Today is April 24, 2018 -

Register Now!

Mooncatchers with TOV

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 7:00 pm
Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York
184 Washington Avenue Extension
Albany, NY

Add to iCal | Add to Google Calendar

One of the easiest and least expensive ways to help girls get an education is to make it possible for them to attend school during their menstrual periods. And, as we know, educating girls is the most effective means of economic development in Third World countries. It is more likely for a young girl to forgo her education if she misses school & then has difficulty catching up.

With this in mind, Ellie vonWellsheim created Mooncatchers. These are re-useable, washable menstrual pads that help girls stay in school during their cycle. All the materials are donated, and we will assemble them.

Join us for this important and empowering project to help girls stay in school. Mooncatchers are so simple that anyone can help. No sewing experience is necessary.

Loading Map....


This event is fully booked.

Monthly View

Click here to view upcoming events in a calendar grid format.

Submit an Event

Have an event that you would like to see listed on our calendar? Click here to submit it.
Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York

Join Our Mailing List

Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York

New to the Area?

Exploring the Capital District of New York? Have you just relocated? Click here for more information!

Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York

Media Corner

Click here to browse our photo galleries, download podcasts, watch videos, and more!