Why Hope Women’s Centers Exists

Why Hope Women's Centers Exists

Today, at least 1 in 3 pregnancies in Broward County ends in abortion and in the U.S. We know that there is much more work for Hope Women’s Centers to do. We know that if no one stands for life, the voices of those profiting from abortions in our country will continue to get louder and more attractive, especially to those women in unplanned pregnancies who do not want to be pregnant. Our current medical centers are strategically positioned in the major pockets of Broward County (see map), …

Discover Life is a Great Adventure

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Discover Life is a Great Adventure

He was on his way to an extremely important business meeting in Denver. This meeting had been months in the making. Thousands of dollars were on the line. He was in desperate need of the funds to keep his business running. Back up to a year ago, this man had created a platform. A non-profit organization who he’d been in touch with was interested in using it. He loved what they did, and he had a foundation willing to financially back this organization. It felt …

Courageous Decision

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Teen Pregnancy

Victoria was nineteen when she went into Hope Women’s Centers for a pregnancy test. At the time, Victoria had family and relationship issues going on. She was scared. She also had financial pressure knowing she would have to move out of her mom’s house, also not knowing if the father of the baby would step up or back off. The patient advocate reminded Victoria that this baby was a blessing. Victoria said, “She made me feel normal.” Victoria found the courage to carry when she saw …

Discover Freedom

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Discover Freedom

I walked through the parking lot and into the church, not knowing what to expect. “We are asking that everyone walk past, pay your respects and then find your seats” the usher said. I was attending the funeral for my friend’s brother. He was killed in action in Afghanistan on October 13th, 2010. His last letter home said this, “There are IED’s everywhere…It’s an eerie feeling knowing that your next step could be your last.” It was an IED that took him out of this …

Discover Relationships

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Discover Relationships

I recently came across a video of a young girl sharing her abortion experience. She had gotten pregnant by her boyfriend and the first words he said to her after she’d taken a pregnancy test was, “Abortion, right?” She went on to say that they had already discussed the “if” possibility of being pregnant in their relationship. But to have that as his first response hurt her. What caught my attention was towards the end of this video when this young girl said: The emotional …

Discover the Importance of a Dad…

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Discover the Importance of a Dad…

“When your father dies, say the Irish, you lose your umbrella against bad weather… When your father dies, say the Russians, he takes your childhood with him.” – Diana Der-Hovanessian, from the Shifting the Sun There’s not really a better way of putting that. When you lose a father, you lose your safety net. Suddenly your carefree ways, aren’t so carefree. Or, the reverse is true, it hurts so bad you don’t care about anything. I was beyond blessed to have had an amazing Father. …