From: the Outside Looking in, To: the Inside Looking Out

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From: the Outside Looking in, To: the Inside Looking Out

I think I was about ten years old when my dad asked me to be his prayer partner at a training he was officiating. Since it meant a day off school, and time with my dad, it was a win-win for me. He would be teaching a seminar to the staff and volunteers at Hope Women’s Centers. I do not remember much about what my Dad shared. I do not even remember what the seminar was about, or how long it lasted. But, what I …

Courage to decide

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Lakeisha arrived at Hope only to find out what she feared: her pregnancy test came back positive. With the access to low-cost pregnancy tests available at local stores nowadays, our patients don’t come to us looking for pregnancy tests, they most often come looking for a negative test. Lakeisha said she was, “scared and didn’t want to carry the pregnancy to term.” One of our client advocates listened as she shared the pressures she felt due to her age and finances. But, after spending time …

Serving With Compassion

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Everything We Do At Hope Women's Centers Is For Our Patients.

On November 8th, the Miami Herald published an op-ed article about “anti-abortion clinics.” They described places where women are shamed, lied to, forced to undergo biased counseling and religious seminars, and given inaccurate medical advice. This article was fueled by outrage over the fact that a bill has been introduced in the Florida Legislature (HB 41) to fund pregnancy medical clinics and pregnancy resource centers with taxpayer dollars. I, too, am outraged that any organization would shame women, lie to them, force them to hear/do/say anything, …

2017 Hope Women’s Centers To Open In Pembroke Pines

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/7/2017  Nancy McDonald Hope Women’s Centers 954-372-7089 nancy.mcdonald@thereishope.org 2017 HOPE WOMEN’S CENTERS TO OPEN IN PEMBROKE PINES Serving Women and Men in Broward County Since 1987 Board members and staff of Hope Women’s Centers met with local church leaders at Pembroke Lakes Country Club on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 to announce that they are opening a new medical clinic in Pembroke Pines early in 2018. The center will be located at the busy intersection of Pines Boulevard and Palm Avenue, and attendees …

My Journey to Hope

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My Journey to Hope

We are pleased to welcome a new face to the Hope Family! Christi Perry joined our staff on October 30th and is already using her creative writing talents to bless us. She has known about Hope her whole life; her dad, Pastor Bill Perry was a founding board member in 1987, and her mom, Jennifer is one of our nurses. For her first assignment, Christi was asked to write something from a perspective she had never considered before. She delivered this unique perspective – a look into …