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Planned Parenthood

Pacific Southwest

How to Help Planned Parenthood

These Doors Stay Open — With Your Help

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We are so grateful for the community support! 

For 100 years, Planned Parenthood has faced challenges and attacks from people opposed to our mission to provide sexual and reproductive health care. We are strong. We are powerful. And we won’t back down.

Our medical centers do encounter protesting. On occasion, when anti-abortion activists are planning a large-scale demonstration, Planned Parenthood supporters may wish to hold a counter-protest.

Since we are a provider of medical care, we do discourage large groups of people at the health centers who could intimidate patients from accessing their care. In a protest/counter-protest situation, patients typically cannot tell who is with them and who is against them; they just see a big, scary mob. Counter-protests may increase the risk of loud, angry, and dangerous confrontations between opposing parties. They may also encourage media attention, which is exactly what anti-abortion activists are hoping for.

For all of these reasons, we encourage you to consider another way to take action because we NEED YOU!

Here are some ways you can help us stay strong:

Get Involved.

Stay politically aware and active by visiting VoteForChoice.org 

To get involved with our political and advocacy workvolunteer with Planned Parenthood Action Fund of the Pacific Southwest. Sign up online at VoteForChoice.org/volunteer 

Volunteer.

Volunteers are the heart of our organization and play a vital role in advancing our missionAs a volunteer, you’ll help us provide a higher level of service that wouldn’t be possible without your help. Volunteers can work in community outreach, administration, health centers, and within departments — including Patient Services, Human Resources, Marketing & Communications, Community & Government Relations, and more. Take action, help others, and make a difference!

Learn more about our volunteer opportunities.

Apply to become a volunteer.

Donate.

Your support helps so much.

Planned Parenthood health centers are open to everyone, and they continue to deliver vital reproductive health care like birth control, cancer screenings, and STI testing and treatment.

Put your money where your voice is, and make a donation today.

Make an appointment.

Everyone is welcome to get their health care at Planned Parenthood, no matter what.

Need birth control? A yearly exam? STI tests? Planned Parenthood can provide these for you and much more. Several Planned Parenthood health centers also provide hormone replacement therapy for trans patients.

Make your reproductive health care appointment today.

Follow us.

We’re on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and SnapChat (pppswsnaps) — pick your favorite! And our e-newsletter, CareMatters, is chock full of pro-Planned Parenthood content, sexual and reproductive health care education, your local affiliate’s news, and more.

Share your story.

We greatly appreciate hearing personal stories of Planned Parenthood experiences. It makes our work palpable and immediate, and underscores what we do. We all have so much in common — and there is strength in our open, honest stories.

You can share your story here.

Shop with us.

Looking for gifts for the enlightened? Purchase Planned Parenthood items in our Marketplace.

Come and work with us.

We’re always looking for hard workers who believe in Planned Parenthood’s mission.

At Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest, you’ll meet intelligent, like-minded coworkers who stand strong together under our inspiring mission of care. Take a look at our open positions.

Thank you, everyone, for your support! It means everything.

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