Abortion Laws Have No Effect on Compassionate Care

Big Changes on State and National Fronts In the past year and a half, two new Supreme Court Justices have been appointed. New laws have been passed. The controversy over Roe v. Wade continues among pro-life and pro-abortion individuals and organizations. Change is in the air, in both directions. Last year, Republican Governor Bruce Rauner…

Caring Network Client Advocates

Caring Network Client Advocates

What Goes into Being a Client Advocate at Caring Network Illinois? When Caring Network Illinois was first founded, our Client Advocates were a team of wonderful volunteers who were committed to serving our organization. As Caring Network Illinois grew, the Lord encouraged us in our work, and our understanding of the need for counseling for…

Caring Network Benefit for New Help Center in SE DuPage

Register here.  Join Caring Network for an evening of fellowship and focus, with Dan Proft as Master of Ceremonies, as we fund the re-opening of a help center in southeast DuPage! Live auction packages include vacation properties, Cubs and Blackhawks experiences, in-home events, and much more. Full auction package descriptions will be emailed before the…

Volunteering: How to Determine Where to Commit Your Time

Volunteering: How to Determine Where to Commit Your Time

Getting Connected to Hands On Opportunities in a Digital Age In today’s digital age, we are more and more aware of social causes and the volunteer opportunities that go along with them.  Perhaps you are considering volunteering somewhere, but don’t know where to start.  How do you narrow down your options when determining where to…

The Early Pro-life Movement

The Early Pro-life Movement

The Pro-life movement as we know it today began in the mid-1970s, following the U. S. Supreme Court’s 7-2 ruling in the Roe vs. Wade case. On January 22, 1973, the high court declared that all state laws barring abortion violated a woman’s right to privacy. Learn About Our Work Pro-life Responses to Abortion The largest…

Christian Service Volunteer Opportunities

Christian Service Volunteer Opportunities

Would you like to be part of a Christian service team that is daily involved in impacting lives? Do you desire to do something purposeful with your time and energy? If so, then Caring Network DuPage is the perfect place for you to do just that. Each day, Caring Network DuPage serves women facing an…

The First Amendment Under Attack

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” Freedom of Religion or Freedom of Worship? The First Amendment seems clear. Congress is prohibited from passing any laws that infringe on a person’s free exercise of his or her religion.  So why have we seen a flurry of…

The Fight for Religious Liberty

The Fight for Religious Liberty

The Reformer Martin Luther is quoted as saying “Where the battle rages, there the loyalty of the soldier is proved; and to be steady on all the battlefield besides is mere flight and disgrace if he flinches at that point.” In our culture right now, the battle is swirling on the issue of religious liberty. …

Let’s Keep Walking

Let’s Keep Walking

It’s Not Over Yet The official “Walk for Caring Network” event took place last weekend. A few hundred faithful supporters came to sponsor the work of Caring Network, and to promote love and respect for God’s gift of life.  The rain held off for us.  We ate bagels, we prayed, and we walked around the…

The Next Step

The Next Step

Meeting Critical Needs is Only the Beginning Caring Network of DuPage is the first step for women facing an unplanned pregnancy. By providing compassionate care, and access to resources that meet practical needs, women are empowered to choose life.  But that’s not the whole story. Caring Network counselors continue to provide assistance long after a…