PRESS RELEASES 50 CENTS.PERIOD. IN THE MEDIA
The Clarkston Development Foundation (CDF), a non-profit organization supporting Clarkston

Lorrie Lynn King, has been invited by the American Public Health Association (APHA) and Medical
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Vagina Costume-Clad Activists Fight For Our Reproductive Rights — And It's Spectacular

Yes, that headline is correct! It is not a typo! A Brooklyn couple is running through New York clad
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Lorrie King Scheduled to Speak at Maya Angelou International Women’s Health Summit

50 Cents. Period. Founder to Discuss Women’s Health Challenges Domestically and Abroad
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What Is the Deal With This $149 Vagina Costume?

A Brooklyn couple is making headlines for launching a new business venture in the costume industry:
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50 Cents. Period. Founder to Speak at 4th Annual Women and Infants OB Conference in Atlanta

Lorrie Lynn King to Discuss Medical Challenges in the Atlanta Refugee Community
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Why This Couple Wears Vagina Costumes Around New York City

Attention anyone already brainstorming politically charged Halloween costumes: A Brooklyn couple is selling
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50 Cents. Period. Founder Named First Ambassador for Menstrual Hygiene Day

WASH United Appoints Lorrie Lynn King as Spokesperson for Event Designed to Destigmatize Menstruation and Empower Women Worldwide
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The money shot!
Brooklyn couple takes pictures of themselves in vagina costumes around New York City to raise funds for women’s reproductive health
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50 Cents. Period. Founder Honored in Georgia House Resolution

CLARKSTON GA (13 March 2014) – Lorrie Lynn King, founder and executive director of 50 Cents. Period.
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Why This Man is Wearing a $149 Vagina Costume in Public

An awesome Brooklyn couple is selling vagina costumes to draw attention to women's reproductive rights,
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50 Cents. Period. Raises Over $18,000 at Annual Big Red Ball

Clarkston, GA – (25 March 2014) 50 Cents. Period., a non-profit organization providing reproductive
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A vagina costume is taking over New York

A walking vagina has taken to New York’s streets in the name of charity. An anonymous Brooklyn couple have created a vagina costume as part of a campaign,
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50 Cents. Period. Announces Details of 2nd Annual “Big Red Ball” Fundraiser

Atlanta News Anchor Erin Coleman Confirmed as Emcee for 2014 Event
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Refugees in Clarkston get help for health challenges

Clarkston Mayor Ted Terry says that while his city is ready for more newcomers, there’s no official word on who’s coming and who’s not — including refugees from
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IRC Partners with 50 Cents. Period. for a Women's Health Workshop

The IRC in Atlanta began a health empowerment workshop series for refugee women on July 13 in partnership with 50 Cents. Period. This...
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CDC Exhibit Traces Refugee Paths From Subsistence To Success

The word “refugee” often brings to mind images of extreme hardship and bare-bones survival. But with the right resources, the experiences of people who come to this
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Business to Turn DecatuRED to Support Health and Education for Girls

On Saturday, October 22nd, nearly 40 Decatur restaurants and retail shops will come together... Read more...

From Cuba to Nepal, advocate’s experience advances Atlanta’s role in global health development

Health care advocate Lorrie King was in Cienfuegos, finishing a tour of Cuba’s health care system, when she first
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Health care director from diverse Clarkston to visit Cuba to review its system of universal health care

As the U.S. moves to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba, a community health care director in Clarkston is slated
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Local woman advocates for menstrual health awareness

The young humanitarian who set her sights on Africa and the father, who initially was reluctant to let her go, joined
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Daughter and Dad Form Global Bond

The young humanitarian who set her sights on Africa and the father, who initially was reluctant to let her go, joined
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50 Cents. Period – From Small Stones to International Change

50 Cents. Period., the current Foundation Beyond Belief Poverty and Health beneficiary, runs multiple programs
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Three innovative approaches to celebrating menstral Hygiene

Tomorrow is Menstrual Hygiene Day – a day to celebrate menstruation and to address the challenges that women and girls around the world face
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Menstruation misery for schoolgirls as sanitation woes hit hopes for the future

Charities launch world's first menstrual hygiene day to combat stigma and shame caused by inadequate toilet facilities
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Maternal Health in the Refugee Sector: A Framework for Understanding,” Lorrie Lynn King, founder and executive director, 50 Cents. Period.

50 Cents. Period. founder and executive director Lorrie Lynn King speaks at the 4th Annual DeKalb Medical Women and Infants OB Conference in Atlanta on
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How to Start a Nonprofit

Lorrie Lynn King, founder of the international women’s health nonprofit 50 Cents. Period., says that, “in fact, you are starting
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50 Cents. Period. Founder Honored in Georgia House Resolution

Lorrie Lynn King, founder and executive director of 50 Cents. Period., a non-profit organization providing
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50 Cents. Period. Founder named in CNN 10 Visionary Women of 2014

A former welfare mother supplies cars for women re-entering the workforce. A public health worker yearn...
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50 Cents. Period. to host second Big Red Ball
March 15

50 Cents. Period., a nonprofit providing reproductive healthcare and education to women and girls in
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50 Cents. Period. Hosts Big Red Ball Annual Fundraiser in March

50 Cents. Period., a non-profit organization providing reproductive healthcare and educationto women and
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Whether it's treated as a blessing or a curse...our period is universal to all women regardless of culture or life
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Dealing with the Politics and Economics of Menstruation in Developing Countries

In 2011, Clarkston, Georgia resident and public health professional Lorrie Lynn King and her partners founded a Read more...

 

 

 

Episode 69 – Lorrie King – Save the World One Period At A Time

Lorrie King is an amazing lady with an amazing job. After visiting India a few years ago to assess educational needs, she learned that teenage girls there are always falling...
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The TRUE meaning of Lady Business

Seventeen years ago today, my daughter was born. I was 22. I was in no way prepared for being a mom – I had never babysat, at least not past the age of 14.
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50 Cents. Period. part 1

I just came back from the most magnificent event. My college is fortunate enough to have hosted Lorrie King, the founder of the women’s health...
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Women’s health education organization tackles stigma

By age 40, Lorrie King had spent nearly her entire life in public health and social justice circles, marching against apartheid, collecting...
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50 Cents Period Founder Lorrie King featured in "Helping Hands to Rural Students" video by our Andhra Pradesh field partner, Gnana Saraswathi Foundation.
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Over 40 Decatur Businesses Will Turn DecatuRED on October 22nd

On Saturday, October 22, nearly 40 Decatur restaurants and retail shops will come together in support of 50 Cents. Period, a Decatur-based...
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Day 335: What if 50 cents Could Change the World – Period?

The countdown is on! Exactly 30 days to completing 365 days of giving. I’m excited to be almost finished this...
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Trying To Change Lives

By providing sanitary pads, a nonprofit called 50 Cents. Period. aims to improve education for young women...
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Atlanta Women Create Options for Young Women in Rural India

A group of women in Atlanta have launched 50 Cents Period, a program seeking to raise both awareness...
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    50 Cents Period Recognized by In Style Magazine Eco-Handbag Designer of the Year Finalist Stephanie Jolluck of Coleccion Luna.
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Atlanta, Georgia – 50 Cents. Period.

Emily writes, “This photo was taken in Atlanta, GA after the official launch party for 50 Cents. Period., a non...
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