Q. How will my gift be used?
A. Your contribution will support Planned Parenthood's important reproductive health care for women, men and families in our communities. It will also support education and advocacy programs.
Q. What are the four options I see when I make my gift online?
A. When you make your contribution online, you are presented with four options for how to designate your gift:
1. Local 100% of your gift will go to the Planned Parenthood affiliate associated with your home address. Consider this option and support health centers, education programs, and public policy work in your community.
2. National 100% of your gift will go to Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA). PPFA is the national organization which provides technical assistance, national advocacy, and leadership to the family planning movement.
3. Where the Need is Greatest 50% of your gift will go to "Local" and 50% will go to "National.”
4. International 100% of your gift will go to support Planned Parenthood's international programs.
Q. Are Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson (PPMH) and Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) the same?
A. No. We are related, but not the same. Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson, Inc. (PPMH) is an affiliate/member of Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA). We provide reproductive health care, sexuality education, and advocacy at 13 health centers across 12 counties in upstate New York.
PPFA is a national organization and does not provide direct medical services. PPFA sets medical standards for all Planned Parenthood affiliates in the United States and ensures the high quality health care offered by all its affiliates.
Q. Are my gifts to Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson, Inc. (PPMH) tax deductible?
A. Yes. We are a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation and your gifts are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
Q. How can I get more information on Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson's programs or finances?
A. Request an annual report by contacting us at:
Fund Development Department
Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson
1040 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12307
Q. What other types of contributions does PPMH accept?
A. PPMH welcomes gifts of cash or stock, as well as planned gifts such as bequests and gift annuities. You may be able to designate a gift to PPMH through your workplace giving campaign, or provide us with a matching gift from your employer. We are proud to welcome gifts in memory or in honor of a friend or family member, and are happy to send acknowledgment cards to those you wish to honor.
Q. Does Planned Parenthood receive government funding, or support from foundations and corporations?
A. Yes. PPMH receives state and federal funding to support our medical services and education programs. The cost of the care we provide exceeds the amount of funding we receive which is why we depend on private support from individuals and foundations.