In an email distributed on Thursday
, Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s President Cecile Richards asked supporters for donations to help the nation’s largest abortion provider continue its “lifesaving health services.”
“Thanks to your support, we've made incredible strides for women's health this year,” the letter states. “Millions of women will have access to birth control coverage with no co-pays.”
“Planned Parenthood health centers are reaching more women than ever before with lifesaving health services,” the letter states.
As reported by CNSNews.com, in its latest available annual report for fiscal year July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010, the organization received “government health services grants and reimbursements” totaling $487.4 million.
In addition, according to Planned Parenthood’s “Services” fact sheet, its clinics performed 329,445 abortions in 2010.