Charity working to give cloth pads to people in poverty

Farmington Hills, Michigan

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Announcement    Poverty affects people but it also affects periods. Using products longer than recommended and unsanitary items can lead to serious infection. We help provide healthy, reusable menstrual products to people in need.


Last updated on Feb 1, 2019

Poverty affects people but it also affects periods. Using products longer than recommended and unsanitary items can lead to serious infection. We help provide healthy, reusable menstrual products to people in need.


Cloth Connection Outreach Charity

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Cloth Connection Outreach Charity


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5 out of 5 stars
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  • samanthamcleanhaas on Aug 30, 2021

    5 out of 5 stars

    So I wouldn’t necessarily say that I’m excited for my period. But I’m so excited to use these pads! This is by far the best shop to order reusable menstrual products from, I’ve recommended it to everyone I know. I love the variety and how cute they are! The shipping was super fast and I love the little note with directions that was included. Absolutely love what I ordered and this shop in general! <3

  • Rena on Aug 29, 2021

    5 out of 5 stars

    Very happy with my order. I have yet to use them but I can't imagine them not performing well. I am also happy to support causes such as this one!

  • samanthamcleanhaas on Oct 3, 2021

    5 out of 5 stars

    Got these in both large and medium, and I’m so glad I did! Super soft and the patterns are cute too. The shipping was really fast as well. This is my favorite shop for anything related to my period. I’ve made multiple purchases and been so happy every time.

  • samanthamcleanhaas on Oct 3, 2021

    5 out of 5 stars

    This bag is the best I’ve found so far! Good size and I love that it has a zipper. I’ve bought multiple items from this shop and I’m happy every time. The shipping was fast too. This will continue to be my go to shop for all things related to my period, I love it so much.

  • c on Sep 13, 2021

    4 out of 5 stars

    A lot of variety, cute designs, good to try out different options
    Some stitching is off/unevenly cut on a couple of the cloth pads. Not bad and won't hinder the use, but as a gift for a young person new to all of the products I would have preferred the cloth ones were more carefully made. Some of the fabrics don't seem very absorbent, but they haven't been tried yet.

    Overall, a ton of variety came in the box. My young person feels very prepared when the time comes.!

  • Maylena Trujillo on Sep 9, 2021

    4 out of 5 stars

    I didn’t receive the sea sponges in my kit otherwise i would give 5 stars unfortunately that was why i was really looking forward to trying

  • Timnah on Aug 27, 2021

    5 out of 5 stars

    This is a great charity & a great shop. I love their products & I’m happy my money goes to a good cause. Thanks again!

  • nicci818 on Aug 20, 2021

    5 out of 5 stars

    Absolutely love these prints, they are well made, the patterns are so cute. They seem to be very lightweight even at a Super hold. I haven’t used them yet but know they’re my new best friends instead of just waste waste waste. Thank you for introducing me to options as I didn’t even know I had any before. I’m so excited after receiving these I can’t wait to order more!

  • Misty Bostwick on Aug 14, 2021

    5 out of 5 stars

    First time trying Cloth Pads, I love what they picked out for me. They work great too!


Sales 1,000
On Etsy since 2018

Saving the world one cloth pad at a time.

I am Teysha Wheeler-LeManski, the CEO of Cloth Connection Outreach Charity (registered 501c3). We are always trying to think of more ways to help people and their period poverty struggles.

I designed the P.A.D.S. pattern to help raise funds for our free program but to also have a pad that is better for you and the environment. Requiring less water and quicker drying time means money saved and water and electricity saved.

Shop members

  • Teysha Wheeler-LeManski

    Customer Service, Designer, Shipper

    CEO of Cloth Connection Outreach Charity (501c3). We are on a mission to end period poverty in America! I created the PADS pattern and ship all the pads.

  • Cloth Connection Outreach Charity


    CCO is a registered non-profit. We are always looking for ways to help more people learn about healthy reusable menstrual products and make sure everyone has access to them.

Production partners

  • A supportive, talented seamstress

    Farmington Hills, MI

    CCO can not make their products (FDA rules) so we buy these amazing products from other makers in the USA.

  • Furuize


    FDA registered medical device manufacturer.

  • Sew Much TROUBLE

    Detroit, MI

    A supporter of CCO. Sew Much TROUBLE is a very talented seamstress.

  • Teysha Wheeler-LeManski

    Farmington Hills, MI

    Owner of Teysha's Creations, and creator of this pattern donated to CCO to help fund their programs

Shop policies

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Last updated on Dec 7, 2020
Frequently asked questions
Care instructions

Wash all items on cold with detergent to wash away any residue from sewing. Dry on low heat.

Rinse in cold water after using or fold up and dry store in bag until wash day. Cold wash with detergent (and water softener if you have hard water) then long hot wash with detergent. treat stains with peroxide or stain remover and rewash it. Laying it damp in the sun helps remove shadow stains too. Dry on low heat or lay flat to dry.

Slipping Pads

If you pads slip around, try tighter fitting underwear, or wearing bike shorts over top of you underwear.

Snapping the pad tighter may help if there's another snap.

If it's a PUL backed pad, Puffy Paint helps. Just a few dots or strips on the back help give it grip.