REGISTER TO BOWL

There are dozens of events across the country. See if there's a bowl-a-thon (or miniature golf-a-thon) near you. Register to bowl or check out the cities menu to find a Bowl-a-thon near you.

CAN'T BOWL IN PERSON?

If you live in a town without a Bowl-a-thon, you can join the Virtual Bowl-a-thon. And if you're really eager to lace up those rental shoes, you can even take your game from the virtual realm to an actual bowling alley.

SEE WHO'S PARTICIPATING

Will the Ova-Achievers win this year? From the Misoproselytizers and Ova Achievers, Bowl-a-thon participants come up with the most brilliant and punny teams.

WHAT IS THE BOWL-A-THON?

The National Abortion Access Bowl-a-Thon is a nationwide series of local events that allow community members (you!) to captain your own bowling teams, participate in a kickass national event - and raise money to help women and girls pay for abortions they couldn't otherwise afford.

get ready to roll in APRIL 2015

HELP US REACH OUR GOAL

RAISED SO FAR $78,946
OUR GOAL $600,000

SPOTLIGHT ON...

Bowl-a-Thon brings out the best in our bowlers, and we want to show you off! Each Friday, we'll pick one amazing page to spotlight here and on the front page of the NNAF website.

Are you cheering on someone with an exceptionally creative page? Are you particularly proud of the gif set you curated? Which wordsmith came up with the best pun-tastic name? Maybe you saw a compelling story you think should be required reading.

Nominate your favorite bowler here, and show some love to each week's winner!

HEAR THE CHATTER

Follow the Twitter chatter, get fundraising ideas, trash talk your competitors, and see who else is bowling for abortion access!

#bowl15

TOP funds LOCATION EVENT DATE $ RAISED
1. Carolina Abortion Fund Durham, NC 4/19/2015 $12,563
2. Richmond Reproductive Freedom Project Richmond, VA $11,974
3. ACCESS Women's Health Justice - Bay Area Oakland, CA $10,672
4. New York Abortion Access Fund New York City, NY $5,682
5. Eastern Massachusetts Abortion Fund Boston, MA 5/5/2015 $4,995
TOP TEAMS $ raised
1. The Abort-scorts! Carolina Abortion Fund $7,210
2. tender troll kissesRichmond Reproductive Freedom Project $2,865
3. Ortho Tri Strike'nACCESS Women's Health Justice - Bay Area $2,700
4. Kate BushRichmond Reproductive Freedom Project $2,477
5. pickle surprise!Richmond Reproductive Freedom Project $2,306
TOP INDIVIDUALS $ raised
1. Kelsea McLainCarolina Abortion Fund $6,770
2. jackie smallRichmond Reproductive Freedom Project $2,189
3. Steph HeroldACCESS Women's Health Justice - Bay Area $1,700
4. Allison LibertineRichmond Reproductive Freedom Project $1,555
5. Ashley Bowen-MurphyWomen's Health & Education Fund $1,450

SEE the top 10 LEADERBOARDS

OUR AWESOME ABORTION FUNDS

WHY WE BOWL

How are women's lives affected? The Hyde Amendment has interfered with the lives and most profound decisions of over one million women since it was enacted.But we can't tell you anything that a woman couldn't express better herself. These are the real stories of abortion access.


We'll be short on food money for a while.
When Leila couldn't afford her abortion, she tried to sell her diaper bag to other women in the clinic.
READ THE REST OF THIS STORY
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show your support with bowl-a-thon flair

Bedazzle your fund page, tack to your blog, post to your Facebook page, use in your Bowl-a-Thon pitch, or pin to Pinterest. Check them out!