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Birds & Bees Bash!

Stay tuned for information on the 2023 Birds and Bees Bash. For more information please visit bbbash.ppcentralcoast.org or contact our Philanthropy team at 805-722-1522. 


Annual Book Sale

Books are sorted and priced throughout the year in preparation for the sale. If you would like to volunteer during the year or work at the sale itself, call (805) 722-1517 or visit our webpage at https://www.ppcccbooksale.com.

Books for the sale can be taken to the book sorting site located at 5726 Thornwood Drive in Goleta (located off Kellogg - look for the red shed). We accept DVDs and CDs. We do not accept encyclopedias, VHS tapes, professional libraries, or magazines. Please box or bag your books before placing them in the donation trailer. 

The 48th Mary Jane McCord Planned Parenthood Annual Book Sale runs Thursday, September 15 through Sunday, September 25. Opening night admission is $30 and all other days are free entry. On our final day all items are 50% off!

Hours are as follows:

Thursday 9/15 (opening night): 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 9/16: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 9/17: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sunday 9/18: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9/19: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 9/20:  12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9/21: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9/22: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday 9/23: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday 9/24: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday 9/25 (50% off): 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

For more information visit booksale.ppcentralcoast.org or email [email protected]


Choice Affairs

Choice Affairs is a signature series of fabulous events imagined, created, underwritten and put on by a dedicated group of Planned Parenthood volunteers and supporters. 2022 marks the 33rd anniversary season of Choice Affairs and second year we will be on hiatus due to the pandemic. If you would like more information or to ensure you are on the mailing list, please contact our Philanthropy team: [email protected].  Click here for more information.


Power of Love

Power of Love is Planned Parenthood’s annual event in Ventura County. If you would like more information, please contact Meggan McCarthy: [email protected].  Click here for more information.


Young Advocates

Stay informed. Get involved. Make a difference. Meet cool people. Mix and mingle at semi-annual events hosted by Planned Parenthood Young Advocates.  Supporters ages 18 - 45 meet to network, socialize, and catch up on the latest news from Planned Parenthood.  These events feature fun games, sex trivia, food and drinks. Contact [email protected] to get on our listserv.


Pink Week

Each year, Planned Parenthood California Central Coast’s Young Advocates host a week-long fundraiser during the summer known as Pink Week. During Pink Week, local businesses donate a portion of the proceeds from a pink item of their choosing to Planned Parenthood. If your buisiness would like to participate in Pink Week 2023, email [email protected].


The Action Fund Events

The Planned Parenthood Central Coast Action Fund celebrates its annual Politics, Sex & Cocktails event in September.


Roe vs. Wade

Each year, Planned Parenthood helps coordinate Roe vs. Wade anniversary events in Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo counties. The events are held in January to commemorate the anniversary of the January 22, 1973 landmark Supreme Court decision upholding a woman's right to access a safe and legal abortion. Click here to learn more.