MB Piland Advertising + Marketing 25th Anniversary

On April 1, 2023, MB Piland is 25 years old.

25 years is a long period of time, punctuated with growth, success, ups and downs and renewals. We’re always looking for ways to make our community better. That’s our purpose. And lately we’ve been learning about something called Period Poverty. It’s a big problem. And we want to do something about it.


What Is this

black quotesPeriod Poverty is when menstruators don’t have the financial means to purchase what they need to manage their period.


 These products can be expensive and they’re not provided like other basic necessities in restrooms like toilet paper, paper towels and soap. Women face a wage gap, and there’s the additional financial burden of managing what is a basic biological function. It’s a heavier burden on low-income families who sometimes have to choose between food and menstrual products. When they don’t have what they need, they miss out on work, school, activities and opportunities.


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punctuating the periodAs we celebrate 25 years in business, please join us in our Punctuating the Period campaign. We’re collecting menstrual products for Topeka Public Schools. This is our county's largest school district, serving 13,000 students, about half of whom will have to deal with their period while at school—from as early as the 3rd or 4th grade through graduation. 

When you participate in this campaign, more students will be able to fully participate in school and activities.


It's easy.



Click this link to go to the online Punctuating the Period giving page. We are currently in Phase 2 of our campaign. Now through the end of 2023, you can choose from a variety of products to give. Items will be shipped directly to Topeka Public Schools each month (when there is at least $500 of product donated).

Packing Party on Friday, March 31.

Phase 1 of our compaign concluded March 17. Product will be shipped to our Topeka office. If you'd like to join us on Friday, March 31 to help with the packing party, sign up here



Tell your friends about the campaign. Share the link. Put it on your social media channels. Together we can make a real and positive impact on students.



Period Poverty is a complicated and big issue. The need is ongoing. If you are able to donate more than once, your generosity is appreciated!



The first step in solving any problem is education. You can learn more about Period Poverty from these sources:










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