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…

Saving Lives

Saving Lives

Saving Lives with Emotional Support, Spiritual Counsel, Practical Help Women facing an unplanned pregnancy come to Caring Network Illinois feeling alone and overwhelmed. Our counselors reach out with love, non-judgmental counsel, and practical resources that offer truth and empower women to choose life. When a woman visits Caring Network Pregnancy Services of DuPage, we pray…

Ensure That Your Charitable Planned Gifts Keep Giving

Ensure That Your Charitable Planned Gifts Keep Giving

Sustaining the Ministry Often, partners in ministry ask how they can leave a lasting legacy for Caring Network, ensuring that women will be served with compassionate care and lives will be saved far into the future.  For those who have a heart for Caring Network’s work, there are many options to choose from, depending on…

Fantastic Family Volunteer Opportunities

Fantastic Family Volunteer Opportunities

For many Chicagoland families, giving back is among the most satisfying ways to spend time together. While some people see volunteering as a personal, independent endeavor, the joy in helping others is an activity best shared with friends and loved ones. From assisting local individuals in need to providing aid to those outside the United States,…

How Does Social Fundraising Work?

How Does Social Fundraising Work?

“Social Fundraising” has become a big part of our annual Walk event at Caring Network. But if you don’t use social media like Facebook or Instagram, creating an online fundraising page is still a great way to support Caring Network and let others know why protecting Life is important to you. It’s So Easy! When…

Caring Network Lifesavers

Caring Network Lifesavers

When considering their support of Caring Network Illinois, many of our partners in ministry pray regarding how their gift can have the biggest impact. One way you can ensure the ministry will compassionately serve every woman who walks through our doors is to become a monthly donor to Caring Network Illinois.  At Caring Network, Lifesavers…

A Better Way to Give: The Donor Advised Fund

A Better Way to Give: The Donor Advised Fund

Making a Greater Impact It feels good knowing that we can make an impact in others’ lives, but as I grew in my personal journey of generosity, things began to get more complicated. As I started to give more, the number of charities I support began to grow as well. More charities means writing more…