Katy Perry Donates $10K To Planned Parenthood, Shares Motivational Message: ‘Time To Turn Words Into Action!’

As one of Hillary Clinton’s most ardent supporters, Katy Perry is understandably disappointed by the results of Tuesday’s election.

However, the “Rise” singer is trying to lead by example by showing fans that just because Donald Trump is president-elect, there are still positive actions that can be taken other than protesting.

To demonstrate, Perry shared a post on Instagram of a  $10,000 donation she just made to Planned Parenthood, sharing some personal insight as to how the organization helped her as a young woman.

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“It’s time to turn words into action!” writes Perry. “There are so many steps to take, but my first vow is to support organizations that may have their funding support taken from them in the future by the government.”

In her post, Perry describes being a teenager whose deeply religious parents led her to have a “sheltered upbringing,” explaining she made several visits to Planned Parenthood to “educate myself on my sexual health” since “I had no idea how things worked down there.”

Planned Parenthood, she explains, “educated me on my body and my reproductive health, so that I could focus on my dreams and using my voice until I knew the timing was right for me to make a plan to have a family. Since then, I have been able to focus wholeheartedly on bringing messages of strength and becoming a voice for others. Without this education, I may have had a different life path.”

It's time to turn words into action❗️There are so many steps to take, but my first vow is to support organizations that may have their funding support taken from them in the future by the government. I am making a public donation to Planned Parenthood for the teenage me who made several visits to first a clinic in Santa Barbara and then Los Angeles, CA to educate myself on my sexual health, a subject I had little to no information on because of my sheltered upbringing. I had no idea how things worked down there, and had no idea how to make a plan for them. Planned Parenthood educated me on my body and my reproductive health, so that I could focus on my dreams and using my voice until I knew the timing was right for me to make a plan to have a family. Since then, I have been able to focus wholeheartedly on bringing messages of strength and becoming a voice for others. Without this education, I may have had a different life path. That is just my experience, but I know Planned Parenthood's broader range of services can sometimes be the only medical support low-income families ever see. I know what it's like to need help. I came from a lower- to middle-class family and never grew up with the option of health insurance. I remember having 13 cavities as a teenager, and the best option my parents could come up with was to try and take me to Mexico because we couldn't afford anything in California. I am grateful for and stand in support of Planned Parenthood for giving Katheryn Hudson the knowledge to plan, and for continuing to be a haven for women to learn all options for their future. Now, more than ever, we all need to protect and create safe places for each other. I hope I can help inspire you to make a gift as well, and become a member and an ally. Go to: https://www.plannedparenthood.org to show your support. #wewontgoback

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