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Planned Parenthood of Nassau County’s Annual Luncheon Celebrates Victories for Women’s Health & Rights

Hempstead, NY—On Wednesday, November 14, Planned Parenthood of Nassau County (PPNC) held its annual luncheon honoring Carol Markman, longtime supporter and board member, and featuring keynote speaker Cecile Richards.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Planned Parenthood of Nassau County Supporters Rally at the Capitol for Family Planning Funding on First Day of Legislative Session

Hempstead, NY— A group of leaders, staff and volunteers from Planned Parenthood of Nassau County (PPNC) rallied at the state Capitol today to urge support for family planning funding in the state’s 2011-12 budget.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Planned Parenthood of Nassau County Receives Komen Greater NYC Grant to Help Women of Color on Long Island Prevent Breast Cancer

Hempstead, NY—The Greater New York City Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® has awarded a $100,000 grant to Planned Parenthood of Nassau County (PPNC) to underwrite the breast cancer prevention activities of Sisters United in Health/Hermanas Unidas en la Salud.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Planned Parenthood Of Nassau County Receives Grant From Komen Greater NYC To Help Women Of Color On Long Island Prevent Breast Cancer

Hempstead, NY—The Greater New York City Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® has awarded a $97,600 grant to Planned Parenthood of Nassau County (PPNC) to underwrite the breast cancer prevention activities of Sisters United in Health/Hermanas Unidas en la Salud.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Planned Parenthood Of Nassau County Receives Community Service Award For Prenatal Program

Hempstead, NY--Planned Parenthood of Nassau County (PPNC) has been awarded a $2,500 Community Service Award grant from Soroptimist International of Nassau County in support of its efforts to provide free prenatal care to low-income women.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Planned Parenthood of Nassau County Receives $7,500 To Fund “Trust Women Campaign”

Hempstead, NY—Planned Parenthood of Nassau County (PPNC) has been awarded a $7,500 grant from the Long Island Fund for Women and Girls to fund the Trust Women Campaign, an outreach and advocacy initiative to empower African American women to speak out in support of women’s rights, as well as access reproductive health care.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Planned Parenthood of Nassau County Raises Funds for Health Care and Education at Annual Gala

Hempstead, NY—On Friday, May 4, Planned Parenthood of Nassau County (PPNC) held its Cinco de Mayo gala at the Carlyle on the Green in Bethpage State Park.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Planned Parenthood of Nassau County President & CEO, JoAnn D. Smith, Honored with Making a Difference for Women Award

Planned Parenthood of Nassau County's (PPNC) President & CEO, JoAnn D. Smith, will receive a Making A Difference for Women Award at the Soroptimist International of Nassau County Annual Gala on June 26, 2012 at the Westbury Manor.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Planned Parenthood of Nassau County Offers Free HIV Testing On National HIV Testing Day

Hempstead, NY—Marking National HIV Testing Day on June 27, Planned Parenthood of Nassau County (PPNC) will host free testing for HIV and other STDs to encourage women, men, and teens to get tested.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York