Catholic Pro-Life Committee of North Texas | www.prolifedallas.org
The mission of the Catholic Pro-Life Committee is to educate, organize and mobilize Catholics in the Diocese of Dallas on life-affirming issues. Funds will be used by the AfterCare-Healing ministry to help with the cost of abortion recovery weekend retreats and to advertise this special ministry to post abortive women throughout Dallas.
Dallas Pregnancy Resource Center | www.dallaspregnancyresource.com
Dallas Pregnancy Resource (DPRC) is a life-affirming evangelical ministry that works with women in unplanned pregnancies. Since 1983 the staff and volunteers have come alongside clients to offer educational information and spiritual, emotional and material assistance. Funds will be used for the support of salaries and overhead for the Parenting Perks Program for all 3 DPRC centers.
Fort Worth Pregnancy Center | www.fwpc.org
The outreach to the community began in 1996 to encourage, through education, the recognition of human life from the moment of conception and to minister the name of Christ to women and men facing unplanned pregnancy. Funds will be used for the salary of a nurse manager for the Lifelink ultrasound program.
Gladney Center for Adoption | www.gladney.org
Established in 1887. Funds will be used for Next Steps Program which helps birth mothers transition back into the "real world" after delivery by equipping them with knowledge, education, practical tools, and confidence to take on the world with a renewed and healthy perspective by focusing on the whole person - mind, body and spirit.
Heartbeat International | www.heartbeatinternational.org
Founded in 1971, Heartbeat International is the first network of pro-life pregnancy resources centers in the United States. Funds will be used to directly benefit 15 centers by initiating a strategic cooperative media campaign in the DFW area focusing on publicizing the Option Line 1-800 number and website address. The Option Lines will be available to women in crisis on a 24/7 hotline and /or website with trained counselors.
Just Say Yes | www.justsayyes.org
Just Say Yes is a Dallas-based educational organization committed to teaching abstinence through churches, schools and youth organizations. Funds will be used for a new Peer Mentoring Program that will train middle school and high school students on abstinence until marriage.
Prestonwood Pregnancy Center | www.prestonwoodpregnancy.org
Since 1991, Prestonwood Pregnancy Center has provided guidance, education, and medical services to women and families experiencing unplanned pregnancies in north central Texas. Funds will support the Community Mobile Sonogram program. Prestonwood Pregnancy Center offers free pregnancy tests, sonograms, guidance, and referral services conveniently aboard a 31 foot RV branded in a welcoming way as Community Mobile Sonogram.
Real Choices Pregnancy Center | www.realchiocespcc.org
Real Choices is a full service pregnancy center and medical clinic in Grapevine. Their mission statement: reaching out to those in the community affected by an unplanned pregnancy, offering them compassionate support and sharing the gospel, encouraging them to choose life. Funds will be used to staff a full time nurse at the new satellite clinic in Keller, TX.
The Venegas Medical Foundation/Angels Clinic Project | www.angelsob.org
Angels Clinic opened in May of 2008 dedicated to nurturing the mind, body and spirit of women with unplanned pregnancies by providing free prenatal care as well as psychosocial support in a nonjudgmental environment. All physicians staffing the clinic volunteer their time and services. Funds will pay rent and utilities for this clinic.
Vitae Foundation | www.vitaecaringfoundation.org
Headquartered in Jefferson City, Missouri, the Vitae Foundation is committed to educating the public about the value and sanctity of human life and assisting those faced with unplanned pregnancies. The key focus of the Vitae strategy is to use mass media and out-of-home venues for airing educational and commercial messages. Funds will be used in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, targeting women between ages 18 to 24, to initiate a mass media and study campaign and promote the youroption.com website through internet advertising.
White Rose Women's Center | www.whiterosewomenscenter.org
A Catholic crisis pregnancy center serving the Dallas Metroplex since 1985. The mission of the center is to provide immediate counsel and support to women in crisis pregnancies, and to maintain ongoing support. White Rose also focuses on education on the sanctity of life for all unborn as well as abstinence for the unmarried. Funds will pay for rent at the Greenville clinic location and ultrasound services.
The following agencies were vetted and approved by the Board of Directors for funding in the event that our 2010 fundraising goals are exceeded.
Life Talk | www.lifetalkresourcecenter.org
Lifetalk is a Christ centered, resource center founded in 2008 in Frisco. The center offers free pregnancy testing, STD’s and educational classes in abstinence and post-abortion. Funds will be used for the purchase of an ultrasound machine.
Mid Cities Pregnancy Center| www.mcpregnancy.org
Mid Cities Pregnancy Center provides faith-based services for abortion alternatives, pregnancy testing, ultrasound technology and lay counseling. Funds will be used in support of a director of development for the center.