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Tamara’s Story

The following story comes from Gulf Coast Storks in Southwest Florida. With my husband and I both working and managing our three children, the thought of another child at the moment was just too overwhelming to consider. So when I missed my menstrual cycle, I had a sick feeling in my stomach. I took a […]

Victoria’s Story

The following story comes from Several Sources Shelter in Englewood, NJ. My name is Victoria and I am twenty-four years old. I live in Paterson, NJ in an apartment with my four-year-old disabled son. I planned to get a job following high school, but with a child that needs 24/7 care, this quickly became impossible. […]

Grace’s Story

The following story comes from Women’s Choice Center in Bettendorf, IA. My name is Grace and I’m eighteen years old. I found out I was pregnant at the age of sixteen. My boyfriend and I decided to keep the baby. We love our little girl. She’s my entire life. I’ve sacrificed so much for her, […]

Agnes’ Story

The following story comes from Gift of Hope Pregnancy Center in Englewood, NJ. My name is Agnes. Last Saturday, I woke up with morning sickness a reminder for my appointment for an abortion at the Metropolitan Women’s Clinic in Englewood, NJ. My husband and I married young and he has been abusive towards me throughout […]

Jessica’s Story

The following story comes from Elizabeth’s New Life Center in Dayton, OH.  We pulled up to the small white house to see a young woman sitting on the front porch with her head bent down, her hands pressed against her forehead. This was Jessica. She was several months pregnant and suffered from extreme anxiety, which […]

Alba’s Story

The following story comes from the Gulf Coast Storks in Southwest Florida. As a mom of two, I know my body well. When I took a home pregnancy test, it told me what I already knew—I was pregnant. I made three different appointments to get an abortion and cancelled them all. I couldn’t make up […]

Reina’s Story

The following story comes from Several Sources Shelter in Englewood, NJ. My husband and I found out we were pregnant in December of 2013. At the time, I wasn’t authorized to work in the United States and my husband’s job barely provided for the two of us. We sought out help, but had no community […]

Allison’s Story

The following story comes from The Pregnancy Care Center of Rockford in Rockford, IL. Overcome by emotion, Allison stepped into the Stork Bus. She was thirty-one and a mother of four children. Fears filled her head… She feared the possibility of having to care for another child on her own. She loved her four children, […]

Matt’s Story

The following story comes from Human Coalition – Pittsburgh. Before the rush of the day set upon us, the mild mannered mechanic quietly approached our mobile medical unit. As he spoke, his voice gave way to years of wear and tear, a gentle mixture of kindness and hard living woven together in a lifetime of hardship. […]

Laura’s Story

The following story comes from Alpha Pregnancy Help Center in Merced, CA. Laura was their first client to choose life on their Stork Bus. Not only is her story special, but Laura is now volunteering with this center because of the impact they had on her life. I went to the clinic near my house and […]

How a Stork Bus Changed Our Center

Going mobile is a proven method to reach women contemplating abortion, as many of them have never heard of pregnancy centers or the resources offered there. Stork Mobile Medical Units allow pregnancy resource centers to reach those women with love, compassion, and hope in their moment of need. Our Stork Buses allow pregnancy resource centers […]

Hannah’s Story

My name is Hannah and I have a wonderful boyfriend. Yes, the kind of guy that gives you butterflies every time he walks by. It’s not just that though. We’re serious, we have dreams for our future. I’ve always wanted to be pregnant one day. We’ve discussed having children in our future. But now? I’m […]