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Best Signs from the March for Life 2023

January 20th, 2023, marked the 50th Anniversary of the March for Life and the first since the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Although some anticipated lower attendance since the victory at the Supreme Court in June, the attendance looked no different than the 150,000 that attended in 2022 (estimated by the Students for Life of […]

Stork Bus in Redding Launching Summer 2023

The pregnancy resource center, formerly known as CareNet Redding in Redding, California, recently rebranded itself as NorthState Care Clinic to better represent its capacity. A tremendous driving force in this rebranding was due to the mobile clinic they will launch this year, expanding the clinic’s reach far beyond its city. Thanks to the Stork Bus […]

Nikki’s Story: Born to Inspire Life

This story begins with a woman sitting alone at the hospital hearing the news that she’s pregnant. The news took her by surprise but the next words she heard were even more shocking. She stared through bleary eyes as the doctor explained the high risks of her pregnancy. He told her the pregnancy was unsafe […]

Michael Kolbe Stork Bus

Save the Storks Stork Bus is perhaps the most unique part of our pro-life ministry. With every Stork Bus individually named, each one has a unique story of HOPE and LIFE. Here are the stories of two different lives that inspired the naming of our “Michael Kolbe” Stork Bus. When Eric Kniffin and his law […]

March for Life 2022: Signs that Empower Women to Let Life Happen

Every year tens of thousands of people march the streets of Washington D.C. to show support for the pro-life movement with March for Life signs in hand. This year marks the 50th anniversary of March for Life and the first since Roe v Wade was overturned! The 50th Anniversary of March for Life The 2023 […]

Best Pro-Life Organizations to Donate to

There are many pro-life charities, but knowing which pro-life organizations to donate to can be difficult. Which pro-life ministry is putting your donation to the best use and making a significant impact in supporting women who choose life? Here is a list of the top pro-life nonprofit organizations to donate to. Save the Storks At […]

The Adoption Process for Parents

Paul and Susan were both Pastor’s kids before they met and got married. Before moving to Redding, California, they pastored a church and lived in Florida for 22 years. They always wanted to have a family with lots of kids. If you are considering adoption we hope Paul and Susan’s words will give you a […]

Considering Adoption? What Adoption for A Birth Mom Looks Like.

When a woman finds herself in an unexpected pregnancy, the emotions can be overwhelming. Many women feel that they aren’t in a position to parent a child, but they don’t want to have an abortion. The other option they often hear about is adoption: allowing another family to provide a home for their child. About […]

3 Things You Need to Know About the Adoption Process

An adoption is a beautiful option, not only for a woman faced with an unplanned pregnancy but also for families who desire to raise a child. Although every adoption process is as unique, there are a few things that tend to be routine. Whether you are interested in adoption or looking to learn more, here […]

CEO Diane Ferraro’s Open Letter to CA Governor Newsom on Proposition 1

Governor Newsom,  Proposition 1 will be detrimental to women in California who deserve not shame and discouragement, but support, empowerment and encouragement when facing an unplanned pregnancy. When an ad campaign, paid by California taxpayers, targets women—notably in areas near universities and where minorities reside—you are telling women they are not capable of carrying a […]

Inherent Racism in the Abortion Industry

Testimonies and statistics in recent news expose the inherent racism in the abortion industry. In a recent interview on Tucker Carlson, Kanye West shared his support for the pro-life movement by donning a lanyard with an ultrasound of a baby. When asked about the backlash West might face for being pro-life he responded, “I don’t […]

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month

The month of October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Down syndrome is associated with intellectual disabilities, delays in physical growth, and characteristic facial features. Every year around 6,000 babies are born with trisomy 21 (Down syndrome). Down syndrome is too often misunderstood. There are many dangerous myths surrounding the quality of life for people […]

Pregnancy and Infant Loss: An Immeasurable Grief

October 15th is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Day. National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Day is a day dedicated to those who have suffered the loss of an infant due to miscarriage, stillbirth, SIDS, or any other cause during pregnancy or infancy. 1 in 4 women will lose a baby during pregnancy or infancy, so […]

Stork Bus Deliveries for 2022

The Stork Bus is a revolutionary mobile medical unit and Save the Storks’ mission provider since 2012. This state-of-the-art bus provides women free pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, STI testing, and unbridled support from a licensed medical professional. Our record for Stork Bus deliveries has since been 10 in a year, but THIS year, we broke that record! […]

Chrissy Teigen announces her miscarriage was an abortion

Chrissy Teigen, model and wife of famous musician John Legend, recently shared that the miscarriage she had was actually an abortion. When Teigen and her husband became pregnant with their third baby they publicly shared their journey on Instagram. 20 weeks into the pregnancy Teigen shared the unfortunate news that their baby Jack was not going […]

Book Review: Love Unleashes Life by Stephanie Gray

The science behind the pro-life position is airtight. All the evidence is on our side. But when it comes to lovingly communicating the truth about abortion to friends, relatives, acquaintances and even strangers? That is an art form, and Stephanie Gray seeks in her little book Love Unleashes Life: Abortion and the Art of Communicating […]

Pro-life Language Dos and Don’ts

“The tongue has the power of life and death,” Proverbs 18:21  Our words hold the power of life and death. That is why it is so important to consider the words that we use when speaking on the topic of pro-life. Some people unknowingly use words that are outdated or have become stigmatic. Others have a […]

Karen’s Abortion Story: “I Wish I Had Said ‘Yes.'”

“Do you smoke marijuana?” I was so stunned by the question that I told the truth, which I wasn’t used to doing. “Well, we are learning that can mess up pregnancy test results,” said the nurse. “Since you were here last month with a negative result and still haven’t gotten your period, are you able […]

Save the Storks’ Statement on Vibes Family Night Cancellation

On Friday, August 26, 2022, just hours before the first pitch at the Vibes Baseball Family Night event in Colorado Springs, Save the Storks was informed by the Assistant General Manager of the Vibes that the team would no longer allow Save the Storks to sponsor and participate in the Family Night event. We have been transparent about these events every step of […]

Can I be a pro-choice Christian?

Misinformation about the effects of the overturning of Roe v. Wade has left many confused about whether they should support the pro-life movement. With pressures from society suggesting the only compassionate side is the pro-choice side, many Christians are being challenged in their beliefs. Can Christians support abortion? Can you be a pro-choice Christian? Although […]

Book Review: Unplanned by Abby Johnson

“My story is not a comfortable one to read. I think it’s only fair to warn you of that upfront. Not comfortable, but honest and true.” This is how Abby Johnson begins her book Unplanned: The Dramatic True Story of a Former Planned Parenthood Leader’s Eye-Opening Journey Across the Life Line. And that is just what this […]

What is a Late-term Abortion?

What is considered a late-term abortion? Late-term abortion is an abortion performed during or after the second trimester (usually about 20 weeks) of the pregnancy. The gestational period during these late-term abortions coincides with the period in which the baby is considered to be viable, or able to survive outside of the womb. Late-term abortion is […]

Ruby Marie: The Story Behind This Stork Bus’ Name

Who is Ruby Marie? My grandmother was Ruby Marie Fried. The story that she told me goes like this…  In 1944, Ruby Marie had been married just a couple of years to my grandfather, John. They had gone up to the Northwest part of the country because he was training to be deployed during WWII […]

Book Review: Help Her Be Brave by Amy Ford

“If abortion became illegal today, the church would not be ready to help women with unplanned pregnancies practically, spiritually, and emotionally. It’s time to change that.” This is the call to action on the back cover of Amy Ford’s latest release, Help Her Be Brave: Discover your Place in the Pro-Life Movement.  With the recent overturning of […]

6 of the Best Pro-Life Books for Your Bookshelf

There is so much good information available within the pro-life movement from videos, presentations, social media posts, and of course books! We’ve compiled a list of six titles that we think will benefit any pro-life advocate. These books contain stories, information and resources to build your knowledge and inspire your faith as you seek to […]

Meet Our Dads On Staff this Father’s Day!

As we celebrate Father’s Day this June, get to know our awesome dads on staff here at Save the Storks! Jason  My name is Jason, and I’m a dad of 2 daughters, Isabelle and Keagan. I’ve been working at Save the Storks since 2017 and I have the privilege of consulting our Partner Program PRC […]

How Men Impact Choices for Abortion

All pregnancies require both a woman and a man’s active participation. So, it stands to reason that the same applies to the journey of seeking abortion or choosing life. In a debate that has been increasingly marked as solely a “women’s issue,” where does the man’s perspective land? How do men impact choices for abortion? If […]

5 Reasons to Become a Save the Storks Monthly Donor

If you’re wondering why you should become a Save the Storks monthly donor and how your support helps our efforts, you’ve come to the right place! Becoming a monthly donor at Save the Storks is a great way to PRO-actively support the pro-life movement! Here are five reasons why:  You help more women choose life!  […]

Motherhood and Mental Health

Being a mom isn’t for the faint of heart.  Motherhood and mental health is definitely something that needs to be talked about, but even I shied away from the topic. I remember the night I finally had a breakdown and realized I needed help. Sitting in my car in the garage, alone, just so that I […]

Longing for Motherhood: A Reflection by Diane Ferraro

This year I turned 55. I’m very content with my life and know how blessed I am with good health, friends since childhood, and a family that loves me unconditionally. Even though I lost my adoptive mom when I was eight years old, became a widow at age 44, and was nearly paralyzed in a […]

Meet Our Moms on Staff This Mom’s Month!

May is officially MOM’S MONTH! At Save the Storks, we are celebrating every kind of mom and showing them our appreciation all of May. Get to know our moms on staff and be encouraged by what they have to say this Mom’s Month! Annie, COO I consider it such a privilege to work for an organization […]

3 Ways the Church Can Respond To Roe

CHURCH – this is your time to shine! The issue of abortion is not going to go away if Roe v. Wade is overturned.  There will still be a great need for you to stand for life by caring for women in unplanned pregnancies.  “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the […]

Save the Storks responds to the Roe v Wade leaked draft

Now more than ever, Save the Storks is committed to its mission of creating a story of hope and empowerment for every woman facing an unintended pregnancy. Today, join us in praying for women who may be feeling pressured to rush into an abortion. Pray for all the Stork Buses parked outside of abortion clinics – pray for their safety and […]

Abortion Pill Risks Every Woman Should Know

The abortion industry is rapidly switching to chemical abortion, also known as the abortion pill. While many women might think this is a safer, more convenient method than a surgical procedure, there are still significant abortion pill risks that aren’t often considered. Telemedicine is quickly growing (70% of doctors provided videoconferencing in 2020 compared to […]

What’s a PRC? A Guide to Pregnancy Resource Centers

Many accuse the pro-life movement of only caring about bringing a baby into the world. Those on the pro-choice side may say that we don’t offer women support during her pregnancy, directly afterward, and beyond. Standing in direct opposition to this claim are pregnancy resource centers (or PRCs).  PRCs are the frontlines of the pro-life […]

With “The Matter Of Life,” Tracy Robinson Opens Up Pro-Life Conversation For All

What is the difference between being personally pro-life and actively pro-life? Sometimes a friend inviting you to a life-changing presentation. That’s what happened to Tracy Robinson, director and producer of the new documentary film The Matter of Life. Robinson, a Christian, knew she’d never have an abortion herself. She never wanted to enforce her belief […]

The 5 Most Dangerous Places to Live in the U.S.

Gun violence, gangs, and drugs make many cities on Forbes list the most dangerous places to live in the U.S. As a country, we have taken many measures to ensure that our fellow human beings are protected, through law enforcement and by investing millions of dollars in security. Crime and danger are still inevitable, though. These are […]

Women Helping Women: 7 Powerful Pro-Life Leaders

Women’s History Month is a special time to celebrate the spirit of resilience, compassion and determination that defines what it means to be a woman. And to honor and celebrate the accomplishments and challenges that women have faced and overcome for centuries. The trailblazers, the pioneers, the leaders, and the innovators. One of the greatest […]

Pregnancy Resources: How to Help Expecting Women

Imagine it’s two days before Christmas Eve. You’re 21 years old, homeless, and pregnant. You don’t know what to do now. You don’t know where to turn, who to turn to, or where to go. As a young expecting mother, you can’t find the pregnancy resources you need to survive, like shelter or care. By […]

Exciting Plans for Save the Storks in 2022

As we celebrate our 10th anniversary this year, we are celebrating 10 years of serving and empowering women. 10 years of saving lives, inspiring hope and compassion, and following God’s call to love the mother and protect the child. Looking forward to this year, we have so much in store as our mission continues and our vision grows. Here are […]

Abortion Pill Reversal: How Heartbeat International Is Saving Lives

The pill is now the most popular way for a woman to get an abortion. With the convenience and price of the pill, the abortion industry prioritizes suggesting it to those who want to terminate their pregnancies. The abortion rate has been dropping over the past 30 years, which is good news for the life […]