There never has been a more important time to stand for and with Planned Parenthood. We are at a critical moment in our history.
Because of Planned Parenthood innovative
Over the past several months, we have been
sex education programs, accessible to
tested in every way imaginable — and have
anyone with a phone, together with our
emerged stronger than ever.
affiliates we reached 1.5 million young people and adults in the U.S. this year.
No one would bother attacking Planned
No wonder we’re at a 40-year low in teen
Parenthood if we didn’t matter. Planned
pregnancy in this country. Our global
Parenthood’s resilient staff and clinicians are
partners also continue to provide sexual
making a huge difference in the field of
health information to young people around
reproductive and sexual health care and in
the globe, from Nigeria to Ecuador.
the cultural landscape at large. Our advocacy efforts never slow down. This year, we protected and expanded access
We are constantly working hard to deepen
to health care for women, men, and young
our partnerships with allies, lobby in state
people. Despite bosses who want to make
legislatures, and fight in the courts when
our birth control their business, today more
access to safe and legal abortion is
than 55 million women now have no-copay
birth control thanks to the Affordable Care Act — saving women an estimated $1.4 billion
Your generosity makes all of this possible.
in its first year alone.
No parent in the world wants their daughter to have fewer rights than they did — so it’s
Planned Parenthood health centers
up to us to make sure every girl growing up
continued to provide care in areas of the
today will be able to control her body, her
country where people need it the most.
life, and her opportunities.
One half of the health centers are located in medically underserved communities. This
Because of you, we are protecting her future.
fall, a Planned Parenthood health center
Thank you for your support and leadership.
delivered birth control via float plane to a patient in a remote Alaskan village. If the Arctic Circle isn’t too far away for Planned Parenthood to provide care, we don’t know what is! 3
PPFA 2014-2015 Annual Report