2014 Celebrating Life Luncheon Beneficiaries
Aim for Success | www.aimforsuccess.org
Founded in 1993 by Marilyn Morris, Aim for Success helps young people avoid the risks of sexual activity, drugs and bullying through live presentations in schools, youth organizations and churches. Aim for Success promotes a lifestyle of excellence by encouraging the development of self-control, self-respect and self-discipline. The funds will be used for abstinence programs for 13,000 students in the Grand Prairie Independent School District, as well as printed brochures.
Catholic Pro-Life Committee of North Texas |www.catholicprolifecommittee.com
Catholic Pro-Life Committee’s mission is to educate, unite, and mobilize Catholics and all people of good will to end abortion and restore respect and legal protection for every human life. The funds will be used for their post-abortive care Rachel Ministries, advertising through Facebook and radio and materials needed for training.
Fort Worth Pregnancy Center began in 1996 with its mission to encourage, through education and outreach, the recognition of human life from the moment of conception and to minister in the name of Jesus Christ to women and men facing an unplanned pregnancy. This faith-based, charitable organization serves the Fort Worth community through free pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, classes and post-abortion support. The funds will be used for Pandora Radio ads, billboard advertising, TV commercials, and Internet ads.
Heroic Media | www.heroicmedia.org
Established in 2004 Heroic Media supports life-affirming choices through media education. Heroic works with local pregnancy centers nationwide to develop and implement custom marketing programs to reach women who are considering abortion and connect them with local, life-affirming resources. The funds will be used to partner with Thrive Women’s Clinic to use television and Internet media to connect women in the DFW metroplex directly with Thrive Women’s Clinic’s pregnancy centers.
Hope Mansion | www.hopemansion.com
Hope Mansion is a Christ-centered residential group home for pregnant women, located in Cedar Hill, Texas that purposes to combat the cycle of generational poverty. Hope Mansion meets the expectant woman in her point of deepest need to holistically empower her physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually so that she possesses the life skills and spiritual foundation to care for her children to become productive, well-balanced citizens. The funds will be used for the salary of a house parent, the salary for an assistant house parent, and an administrative assistant.
Just Say YES | www.justsayyes.com
Just Say YES – Youth Equipped to Succeed is a nonprofit organization helping equip teens to succeed by educating them through student assembly speakers and classroom curriculum. The goal of Just Say Yes is to empower students to say YES to their dreams and goals and no to destructive choices. The funds will be used for peer-to-peer tutoring and Breaking the Cycle programs in south Dallas schools that are currently partnered with the Turn Around Agenda.
LifeSavers Foundation | www.lifesaversfoundation.org
The LifeSavers Foundation ("LSF") was formed in 2002 by a group of women who were united in their vision to assist underserved women and teens who are facing unplanned pregnancies and who are without resources. In 2009 LSF launched a recreational vehicle branded Community Mobile Sonogram, which offers free pregnancy testing and sonograms to underserved women. Funds will be used for the salary of the sonographer in the mobile unit.
Mid Cities Pregnancy Center is a non-profit located in Euless and Irving. They provide faith-based services at no charge for those facing an unplanned pregnancy. The services offered include pregnancy testing, ultrasound exams, parenting classes and post-abortion counseling all with the message of a new life in Christ. The funds will be used in an innovative cinema advertising campaign to target abortion vulnerable women in a captivating, uncluttered media environment.
Online for Life | www.onlineforlife.org
Online for Life is a Christ centered, technology-driven, nonprofit organization committed to rescuing children and families from abortion. OFL was founded on the idea that the Internet could and should be used to reach women and men who search online for information about abortions. The funds will be used for technical and telephony, software and computers for OFL’s 9-1-1 style call outreach center.
Pregnancy Resource Center | www.yourpregnancycenter.org
The Pregnancy Resource Center is a pro-life, non-profit organization that provides confidential counseling, pregnancy tests, sonograms, educational programs, material support and post-abortion support. The Pregnancy Resource Center has centers in Rockwall and Mesquite. All services are provided free of charge. The funds will be used to open the Mesquite PRC an additional day each week.
Pregnancy Help 4 U | www.pregnancyhelp4u.org
Pregnancy Help 4 U is a pregnancy resource center that opened in 2011 and is a catalyst for creating a pro-life community. The center is a growing outreach ministry serving Tarrant County, including the cities of Keller, Roanoke, North Ft. Worth and Argyle, which do not currently have a pregnancy resource center in the vicinity. The funds will be used for the Development Director’s salary, a nurse sonographer’s salary and STD testing.
Since 1983, Thrive Women’s Clinic, formerly Dallas Pregnancy Resource Center (DPRC), has extended Christ-like love in a compassionate and responsive manner that values the family and empowers women and their partners to choose life for their unborn babies and life in Christ for themselves. Thrive Clinic houses a full medical clinic with nursing staff and volunteer doctors. Thrive offers all of their services free of charge, including pregnancy testing, sonograms and client support through counseling, post pregnancy termination support groups, educational classes and material goods. The funds will be used for a nurse supervisor’s salary, repairs and maintenance for their facilities, utilities, the phone systems, and professional development.
Since 1985, St. Joseph’s Helpers has been on the front lines of the pro-life movement annually serving 3,000 women at the White Rose Women’s Centers in Dallas. They are dedicated to assisting women and saving the unborn through counseling, education and medical services all free of charge. The funds will be used for a full-time client resource coordinator’s salary and a facilities manager’s salary.
Women’s Choice Resource Center | www.choicepregnancy.com
Women’s Choice Resource Center is a crisis pregnancy center with an operational medical clinic located in East Ft. Worth. They provide counseling, referrals for adoption, abstinence education, parenting classes and post abortion counseling referrals. The funds will be used for a Bilingual Medical Assistant’s salary. Funds will also be used to install an automatic underground sprinkler system.
YoungLives is the ministry of Young Life that connects pregnant and parenting teenage girls with Christian mentors who build relationships, and more importantly, introduce them to the love and hope of Jesus. The funds will be used for the full-time regional coordinator, part-time administrator, training, and programming costs for existing programs as well as beginning ministries in Arlington, Fair Park and North Dallas.
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