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Save the Storks Launches New Book

Unplanned Grace: A Compassionate Conversation on Life And Choice  Have you heard the objection, “pro-lifers only care about the birth of the baby, not the circumstances it’s born into,” or “pro-lifers don’t really care about what women are going through.”  Save the Storks’ new book Unplanned Grace beautifully debunks those misunderstandings to help readers understand just how pro-woman […]

Save the Storks Launches “Mission Critical” Campaign

Radio and digital ads to raise awareness for life-saving care available to abortion-vulnerable women  Did you know that abortion rates in California and Florida alone represent a quarter of all abortions in the United States? More than 190 abortions take place every day in Florida. Over 350 take place every day in California – that’s roughly four abortions every two […]

We Couldn’t Imagine Our Lives Without Her

One couple’s journey from planning for abortion to a choice for life. Stacy* started to panic as she watched her home pregnancy test confirm her fears: she was pregnant.   “We can’t have this baby,” her husband, Mark*, said.   They had an older son who was ready to leave for college, had both lost their jobs because of […]

Adoption Stories from the 2020 Olympics

Our Favorite Stories from the Tokyo Olympics:  Adopted Athletes and their Families   By Diane Ferraro, CEO  Who would have known that the 2020 Olympics (taking place in 2021) would shine a spotlight on the beauty of adoption?   Our ministry’s headquarters in Colorado Springs is just minutes from the US Olympic Training Center, and we’ve been cheering for local hero/Paralympic swimmer Jessica Long […]

Launching into the Future

A Pregnancy Center’s Experience Going Mobile  By Natasha Smith “I don’t want to be overly dramatic, but this thing is going to fundamentally transform the work that we do,” said Chuck Swanson, the Executive Director of Options for Women in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.  Their new Stork Bus was delivered on July 26.  “You know this is going to make […]

Aly’s Story

How Past Pregnancy Trauma Led To Hope In The Midst Of An Unplanned Pregnancy  Aly* and her boyfriend arrived at Sanford Crisis Pregnancy Centers’ mobile unit excited and nervous.   The mobile unit, known as a Stork Bus, offers free services such as pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, and STD testing.   Aly told the mobile unit staff that she had known about her pregnancy for a while and that both […]

Men Make a Difference

How One Small Town in Alaska is Helping Hundreds of Men Become Better Fathers By Natasha Smith  “Any strength that I possess, I can trace back to my dad.”   I said this in a conversation a few months ago and I keep reflecting on its reality. I am blessed to have an incredible, godly, hardworking, […]

A Vessel of Divine Deliverance  

A Note From CEO Diane Ferraro Recently, in my quiet time with the Lord, I read Exodus 1 and 2.   “But when she could hide him (baby Moses) no longer, she got a papyrus basket for him and coated it with tar and pitch. Then she placed the child in it and put it among […]

Hey Church, Let’s Talk

The Church’s Role in After–Abortion Recovery  By Katie Doryland According to a national study from CareNet,  approximately 4 in 10 women who have terminated a pregnancy were churchgoers at the time of their abortion.  Additionally, in a study done by the Pew Research Center, “just 4 percent of sermons shared on U.S. church websites in the spring of […]

Delivery Day: Notes from the Road

The story of a west coast Stork Bus   By Brittany Smith  On Tustin Street in Orange, Calif., sits a two-story Planned Parenthood. The brick structure is just a few miles from Interstate 5, what locals call “The 5,” or “the Orange Crush” — one of Southern California’s busiest highways. I know this location because I drove by it multiple […]

Post-Abortive And Pregnant

How An Ultrasound Helped One Post-Abortive Young Woman Choose Life Leslie was in her late 20s and recently separated from her boyfriend when she found out she was pregnant.   When she saw the positive pregnancy test, she scheduled an appointment at the local abortion clinic for the following week. She decided she wasn’t going to tell her boyfriend about the […]

The Handmaid’s Fail 

Hulu & Planned Parenthood Collaboration Creates Misconceptions about Pregnancy Resource Centers   By Brittany Smith  Hulu’s hit drama, The Handmaid’s Tale, appears to take aim at pregnancy resource centers — a move celebrated by Planned Parenthood.   The show, an adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s book by the same name, is set in a dystopian future. One with plummeting birthrates where the few remaining fertile women […]