Organic and Socially Conscious Tampon Subscription Box, Kali, Announces Launch

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Kali Provides 100% Certified Organic Cotton Tampons Monthly with $1 Per Box Benefitting Girl Up, the United Nations Foundation’s Adolescent Girl Campaign

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Initially we knew that there was a better way to shop for tampons than running to the drugstore at the last minute... We are on a mission to convert women from buying traditional feminine hygiene product to using organic tampons.

With the recent attention brought upon harmful ingredients in traditional feminine hygiene products, many women are looking for a healthier alternative to the traditional products they have been using. Kali is the latest brand to join the marketplace for better-for-you feminine essentials with their first shipment sent in December 2015.

Kali provides 100% certified organic cotton and biodegradable tampons through a convenient monthly subscription service that is also socially conscious. Kali Tampons are free from chlorine bleach, synthetics, chemicals, and dyes, and are accompanied by natural feminine products to ease and enhance that time of the month.

Each Kali Box includes:

  •     14 Kali Tampons, with your choice of absorbency [Regular, Super, or Half+Half]
  •     10 Kali Wipettes, Individually Packed Pre-Moistened Towelettes Made with Organic Cotton
  •     The Mist, a Hydrating Rosewater Toner and Aromatherapy Spray

Kali uses the tagline, “Friends don’t let friends use nonorganic tampons,” to promote what Co-Founders, Sara Shake and Jonna Piira, call the Tampon Revolution. “Initially we knew that there was a better way to shop for tampons than running to the drugstore at the last minute,” says Shake, “but now Kali represents much more than that. We are on a mission to convert women from buying traditional feminine hygiene products to using organic tampons. We are shedding light on how important it is to know what is going in your body, and make an educated choice on the products you use.”

And the word is spreading. With the help of brand ambassadors aptly titled Kali Girls and organic living enthusiasts throughout the country, Kali shipped their first boxes on December 20th, 2015 to arrive in time for the New Year. A Kali subscription costs $25 per month and includes free shipping; subscribers can pause or cancel anytime.

In addition to providing an organic alternative, Kali wanted to create a culture of giving from the beginning. Piira explains, “The process of choosing a partner organization was something that we spent a lot of time on. We knew that we wanted a female-centric charity, and when the opportunity to work with Girl Up arose, we knew that is was perfect fit.”

Girl Up, the United Nations Foundation’s adolescent girl empowerment campaign, is led by a community of half a million passionate advocates who raise funds and awareness to help the hardest to reach girls living in places where it is hardest to be a girl. The campaign knows that girls are the most powerful force for change, and when they’re educated, healthy, safe, and counted, they can transform their communities.

“We are so excited to partner with Kali,” said Melissa Hillebrenner Kilby, Director of Girl Up. “Like Kali, Girl Up is on a mission to empower girls around the world to be confident, because a confident girl is powerful. We look forward to working with Kali to unite girls to change the world.”

Shipping is currently available in the United States, subscribers that sign up before the 20th of the month will receive their box by the 1st of the following month. For more information on Kali or to subscribe for the monthly Kali Box, please visit http://www.kaliboxes.com. To become a Kali Girl, visit http://kaliboxes.com/affiliates/ to register for a unique referral URL.

To request additional information, samples, or an interview with Co-Founders Jonna Piira or Sara Shake, please contact Sara Shake at sara(at)madstudios(dot)net or 954.336.3275.

Kali is an organic and socially conscious tampon subscription box founded in 2014 by friends Jonna Piira and Sara Shake. Each Kali Box is shipped on the 20th of the month and includes 14 100% Certified Organic Kali Tampons, 10 Kali Wipettes, and The Mist, an All Natural Rosewater Facial Toner and Aromatherapy Spray. Kali is available throughout the United States, and retails for $25 per month. For more information visit http://www.kaliboxes.com.

Girl Up, the United Nations Foundation’s adolescent girl campaign, supports the empowerment of girls everywhere. Since its launch in 2010, the campaign has funded UN programs that promote the health, safety, education, and leadership of girls in developing countries and built a community of nearly half a million passionate advocates - including Girl Up Global Advocates Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan and Latin American business leader Angélica Fuentes. Our youth leaders, representing more than 1200 Girl Up Clubs in 66 countries, stand up, speak up, and rise up to support the hardest to reach girls living in places where it is hardest to be a girl. Learn more at GirlUp.org.

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