100% of T-shirt proceeds and 25% of all goods sold on pearljam.com through 3/12 will be donated to Planned Parenthood Federation of America to help ensure equal health care for everyone, especially in states where clinics have been (or might be) defunded; and, to Planned Parenthood Global in support of health care partners across Africa and Latin America addressing impacts of the recently reinstated Global Gag Rule.*
This limited edition shirt was designed by Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament who wanted to create something that reflected the band’s solidarity with women as well as their support for Planned Parenthood in the US and globally.
“We’ve been wanting to do something to help since we heard about the defunding and closure of some of the more isolated clinics, like El Paso and Midland, that has resulted in women having to drive hundreds of miles for reproductive care,” explains Ament. “Planned Parenthood is being threatened with massive cuts and it’s more important than ever to show our support for one of our favorite organizations.”
If you’re celebrating International Women’s Day or “A Day Without a Woman” by taking the day off or by not participating in commerce today, we stand with you and are making these available through the weekend. Fellas – stand with the women you love.
Photo Credit: Karen Loria, Pork Chop Screen Printing, Seattle, WA, March 2017
*A few select shop items will be excluded.