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Check out our recent blog posts and press releases to stay up to date on our work, meet our partners, learn about the latest trends in social change and celebrate key milestones with us.

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 […]

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 […]

Giving Tuesday 2021: Save Lives and Reach the Hearts of Women

Save the Storks is Raising Funds for the Life-Saving Work of Pregnancy Centers   Every day women across the United States are faced with difficult decisions when facing an unplanned pregnancy. In fact, 79 percent of women who have ended a pregnancy say they were not sufficiently informed about their options beforehand.  But there is hope. Pregnancy centers offer resources, education and support to women and men. With your help this […]

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 […]

4 ultrasounds, 1 decision for life: Gabi’s Story 

Choosing Life After An Ultrasound By Brittany Smith Gabi found out she was pregnant on the bathroom floor of a friend’s house.  She had just gotten home from a night out at the bar and on a whim stopped at a drugstore to pick up a pregnancy test.  “I had been feeling weird, but didn’t […]