In March and April, First Unitarian is partnering with Planned Parenthood of the Heartland.  PPHeartland envisions communities where sexual and reproductive rights are basic human rights and where every person has the opportunity to lead a healthy and meaningful life. Our mission is to provide, promote and protect reproductive and sexual health through health services education and advocacy. Learn more at

Get Involved!

Lobby Day is Tuesday, March 6: join other PPHeartland volunteers and advocates at the Iowa Capital to make your voice be heard!

Book sale collection during March: bring your donations of books, puzzles, and artwork for the Planned Parenthood Book Sale. Leave donations in the marked tubs in the gathering area next to the Outreach Partner bulletin board.

April Collection: We will be collecting needed items for health centers and education. Lists will be available. Examples include: Dry erase (low odor), Mr. Sketch markers, post-it notes, index cards, blue tape, pens, copy paper, cleaning wipes, air fresheners, crossword and other puzzle books, coloring books and crayons, individual packs of crackers, cookies, fruit snacks, individual juice boxes, pads, tampons, Kleenex, baby wipes, apple and android chargers.

Legislative Update Forum: Sunday, April 8, 11 am in Channing Hall. Jamie Burch Elliot, Public Affairs Manager at PPHeartland, will review state and federal legislation and the impact on PPHeartland and the people they serve.

Thank-a-Thon: We will have thank you notes on April 8 for individuals to thank key legislators and staff. Come help us express our gratitude!

Volunteer at the PPHeartland Book Sale: April 19 – 23. Go to to learn more and sign up!