By Dave Andrusko If you did not have the opportunity to read “The Power of Hope” yesterday, I would very much like to encourage you to take the time. Like every untimely pregnancy, Yascara’s story is unique. What is not unique was the love and comfort and solace and concrete aid offered to her by …Continue reading "A beautiful story of helping a pregnant woman whose “soul was broken”"
By Yascara A Thankful friend of Hope Editor’s note. This is reposted from the newsletter of HOPE in NOVA. This woman-helping center, located in Northern Virginia, has offered pregnancy counseling & assistance since 1971. When I became pregnant unexpectedly, I was literally alone and had nowhere to turn. My family is from outside of the country, …Continue reading "The Power of Hope"
By Sherri Pigue At first glance, it was an ordinary occurrence. Nationwide, pregnancy help centers (PHCs) regularly receive donations from supporters in their community. What was not ordinary, though, was this donor’s story. The elderly gentleman entered a New York PHC to donate baby items his grandchild had outgrown. As with other donors, the center …Continue reading "Father regrets response to pregnant daughter, grateful for pregnancy center that saved his granddaughter’s life"
By Lisa Bourne Hundreds in the pregnancy help movement learned about leadership, how to grasp their calling in life, The LOVE Approach, Abortion Pill Rescue® and more this week during a full day of in-depth education just prior to the official start of Heartbeat International’s Annual Conference. Heartbeat’s Annual Pregnancy Help Conference officially kicked off Wednesday, Apr. 28, …Continue reading "In-depth education kicks off “Essential” in-person pregnancy help conference"
By Gayle Irwin “Nadia”* and her boyfriend walked into the Yuma, Arizona, pregnancy center for a test. New to the community, the young couple had little support and were unsure what they would do if she was pregnant. After a positive pregnancy test result, Nadia was scheduled to return for an ultrasound; her boyfriend came …Continue reading "Arizona pregnancy centers provide hope and care to women and families"
By Lisa Bourne A Houston pregnancy medical clinic was tapped to provide emergency pregnancy help to hundreds of minor migrant girls brought to a local facility, and amidst the desperate situation, the staff took the time to be Christ through compassion and life-affirming support. Sylvia Johnson, executive director for Houston Pregnancy Help Centers, and her Senior …Continue reading "Houston pregnancy help center steps into the breach for migrant girls"
By Gayle Irwin Prestonwood Pregnancy Center in Texas, with two brick and mortar locations and a mobile unit, experienced a significant increase in call volume and client visits during the past year. As the center observes its 30th year of operation, leaders envision more life-affirming services for women and families in the Dallas area. “During …Continue reading "Texas pregnancy help center celebrates 30 years, sees “incredible growth”"
By Gayle Irwin “Cheyenne” * stood in front of the New Orleans abortion clinic uncertain about going inside. Her boyfriend had just dropped her off at the facility and said, ‘I’ll pick you up when it’s done.” As she stood there, someone walked up to her and provided the young woman with information on Woman’s …Continue reading "Marking 20 years, Louisiana pregnancy help center continues meeting women’s needs with life-affirming care"
By Valerie Millsapps Driving to drop my daughter off to school on a recent morning you could barely see the road. The fog was like a heavy thick blanket covering the air. Even as the sun came up that day on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, I could not see anything as I gazed out …Continue reading "The heavy fog will pass – 48 years and life-affirming pregnancy help goes on"
By Gayle Irwin When Gerry Cruz, leader of a pastoral council in Napa, California, invited friend and community pro-life leader Ron Maxson to speak last year, little did he know that 10 months later, he’d help open a pregnancy center next door to the town’s Planned Parenthood. “The genesis started years ago,” Cruz said. “Our …Continue reading "Vision realized: How new Calif. pregnancy center came to offer women true choice by opening next to Planned Parenthood"
By Gayle Irwin The young woman arrived for her appointment at a Miami, Florida, pregnancy center. Jashley was filled with fear and confusion because her boyfriend was pressuring her to have an abortion. Recognizing she likely would be left alone during the pregnancy, she believed abortion was her only option. Little did she realize how …Continue reading "God’s making it happen; Miami center changes minds and hearts, saves lives"
By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Editor’s note. Today’s post from what appeared a year ago in NRL News Today is an ongoing story of enormous importance to a Movement that believes in win-win solutions to problem pregnancies, Imagine three college football stadiums, filled with capacity crowds. That has been the amazing …Continue reading "A phenomenal alternatives-to-abortion success story"