Church Partnerships With Nonprofits

Church Partnerships With Nonprofits

One thing nonprofit organizations have in common is that we couldn’t make the degree of impact we do without churches coming alongside us and partnering with us and our mission. We rely on your perspectives, gifts, and talents to make a greater difference in the lives of the people we serve. When churches partner with…

Church Partnerships With Nonprofits

Church Partnerships With Nonprofits

One thing nonprofit organizations have in common is that we couldn’t make the degree of impact we do without churches coming alongside us and partnering with us and our mission. We rely on your perspectives, gifts, and talents to make a greater difference in the lives of the people we serve. When churches partner with…

Church Involvement: Become an Advocate for Life

Church Involvement: Become an Advocate for Life

Pro-life organizations are often asked by local churches how they can support the cause. Some ways for churches to get involved in pro-life issues are obvious – partnering through prayer, donations, and volunteering. But none of those options allow for in-person support or connection to a woman who is going through an unplanned pregnancy. How…

Volunteering in a Virtual Era

Volunteering in a Virtual Era

In 2020, it felt like everything shifted. With the influx of the Coronavirus pandemic, organizations and businesses transitioned from in-person services to an emphasis on virtual. A study by Gartner HR showed that 88% of organizations either encouraged or required employees to work from home. As businesses, schools, churches, and organizations began operating fully online,…

Giving in 2021: A Guide

Giving in 2021: A Guide

The changes our world has endured from the impact of COVID-19 have left many people wondering how they can continue supporting organizations that are important to them. Amidst job loss, online learning, social distancing, and added stress, one would expect charitable giving to be down. Surprisingly, the pandemic may have changed how we donate, but…

Parental Notification Act at Risk in Illinois

Parental Notification Act at Risk in Illinois

State laws surrounding abortion change frequently. Illinois legislation is no different. In 2019, Governor Pritzker signed the Reproductive Health Act into law, establishing abortion as a “fundamental right.” With surrounding states increasing restrictions on abortion, Illinois has quickly become an “abortion hub.” Now, the last remaining barrier to abortion – the Parental Notification Act, has…

Does Fetal Development Matter in a Pregnancy Decision?

Does Fetal Development Matter in a Pregnancy Decision?

There are few moments more important than finding out you’re pregnant.  Reactions can vary between emotional extremes.  But one thing everyone has in common is a need to be well informed.  What, exactly, are the details of how a pregnancy develops?  When does an embryo “become a baby?”  As a woman is working through a…

Baby Bottle Drive 2021

Baby Bottle Drive 2021

Each year Caring Network hosts a baby bottle fundraising campaign. Local participating churches pass out empty baby bottles to congregants. They take the bottles home and fill them with change, bills, and checks. The Baby Bottle Drive generates funds each year to help support the work of the ministry, while also allowing many individuals and…

National Pro-Life Organizations

National Pro-Life Organizations

Each year, 56 million babies worldwide lose their lives through abortion, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). At Caring Network, we count it a privilege to share God’s message of life. We’re here to be a voice for the most vulnerable and voiceless among us — the unborn. We also have the honor to…

Why is After-Abortion Support Crucial for Women?

Why is After-Abortion Support Crucial for Women?

The process that leads to an abortion decision is like being tossed by the waves in the middle of an ocean storm. Women experience a vast array of emotions before and after they have an abortion. Nothing about it is easy. Despite studies asserting that women don’t suffer after abortion, it’s a gut-wrenching decision to…