Following Your Heart to Save Lives

When we let our hearts lead us, they often draw us toward our deepest hopes. For many, this hope can be an inspiration to make a difference in the world. Following your heart with small efforts can have big impacts—and even save lives. As the precious gift of life becomes challenged by local abortion legislation…

Small Acts of Kindness Can Make a Big Difference

Whenever a stormy season occurs in life, a small gesture or a kind word can offer immense comfort. Even in the depths of a tough situation, we can find solace in someone’s simple act of compassion and understanding. Yet, sometimes it can be challenging to know how to reach out to someone in need. You…

Caring Network Benefit for Elmhurst & Wood Dale Centers

Join Caring Network for an evening of fellowship and focus as we fund our Elmhurst & Wood Dale Centers! Live auction packages include vacation properties, sports experiences, in-home events, and much more. Full auction package descriptions will be emailed before the event. Thursday, April 11 The Drake, Oak Brook 6pm Hors d’Oeuvres 7pm Dinner, Live…

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…

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 Illinois is the perfect place for you to do just that. Each day, Caring Network Illinois 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. …