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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Save the Storks Launches Newest Mobile Medical Unit  

State-of-the-art Stork Bus “Paloma” set to save lives in southern California  Life Centers of Ventura County (LCVC) is a pregnancy resource center (PRC) located in Oxnard, Calif. Just 60 miles outside of L.A. — a city with over 20 Planned Parenthood locations.  California is not a state that has been particularly kind toward pro-life efforts, with its governor openly criticizing pro-life initiatives over the years.   But LCVC has […]

Stork Bus Name Honors the Life of Baby Found Outside Abortion Clinic

El Paso pro-life community has two new Stork Buses on the road  By Brittany Smith  A baby who died in 2011 is saving lives today. Nine years ago, Live Action investigative reporter Gaby Federico got a call asking her to come to El Paso’s Hilltop Family Planning Clinic, a local abortion provider. The man who […]

What a Young Mother Chose When Abortion Seemed to Be Her Only Option

How God was with this homeless, unemployed, and lonely immigrant through the work of pro-life individuals in her community.  Homelessness, unemployment  and lack of support from family cause considerable stress for anyone who experiences any of those factors. Now imagine combining all of that and adding the potential of deportation to Venezuela during the peak […]

Brienda’s Story: How Choosing Life Changed Hers

In the midst of uncertainty, one pregnancy center steps in  By Natasha Smith Trapped in an abusive relationship, isolated from family and friends, and embarrassed about her situation, Brienda stared at the two lines on her home pregnancy test. Overwhelming feelings of sadness and confusion boiled over in her heart. She knew she couldn’t bring […]

Save the Storks delivers 49th bus

About a year ago, doctors told Ashley and Jim Murray the twins Ashley was carrying shared the same placenta. This meant the possibility of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome. One twin might get more nutrients than the other. It was a small chance, but they were going to keep a close watch just in case.  At 24 weeks, […]

Back to the Bronx, 45 Stork Buses Later

An idea fused with passion and empowered by God. This is how Save the Storks began and grew. In 2010, Joe Baker first imagined launching buses equipped with free sonogram machines. His intention was to have a bus in every major city, providing care and resources for the 64% of women who said they felt […]

15-Year-Old Chooses Life After Her Dad Says This Beautiful Thing…

On a cold November morning the bus was parked outside the late term abortion clinic.  The parking lot was full of out of town license plates. A truck pulled in with Colorado plates. A young girl got out of the car with an older couple—they all looked scared and confused. On their way into the […]

Part Trucker, Part Baby Rescuer — My Life as a Stork Driver

Part trucker. Part baby rescuer. That’s how I fancy myself—an unfettered hombre on the open road, hauling a whole heap of culture of life from one town to the next, en route to a destiny of hope. Over the last seven months I have driven well over 10,000 miles across 19 states showing Storks mobile […]