With the Storm set to host a Planned Parenthood night on July 18, the team released a PSA that includes Sue Bird, Breanna Stewart, Noelle Quinn and Sami Whitcomb.
With the Storm’s Planned Parenthood night on July 18, the team will be using its game against the Chicago Sky as a vehicle to support the nonprofit that provides reproductive health care.
Prior to the 6 p.m. game, a rally will take place on KeyArena’s West Plaza at 5:15 p.m. At the pregame rally, the Storm’s ownership group, Force 10 Hoops, and Christine Charbonneau, the CEO of Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands, will speak.
On Tuesday, the team released a PSA that includes Storm players Sue Bird, Breanna Stewart, Noelle Quinn and Sami Whitcomb, who voiced their support for the event.
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For every ticket sold for the July 18 matchup, the Storm will donate $5 to Planned Parenthood, in addition to an online auction that will include players’ shoes worn in the game.
Vermouth, a Seattle-based app that allows users to see reviews on places and activities from their friends, has also partnered with the Storm for Planned Parenthood Night. Vermouth will donate $1 to Planned Parenthood for each app download. If the company reaches 50,000 downloads, glassybaby, a Seattle-based glass-blown candle company, will match the $50,000 donation.