Birthright Director's Blog


Volunteer Spotlight: Janice Chan


This is the second in a three-part series of articles originally published in our print newsletter. You may download the full Summer 2019 newsletter here. Janice Chan is a new volunteer at Birthright. She shares her life story as a testimony to what God has done in her life and as encouragement to others. In…  
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Whom We Serve: Crystal’s Story


This is the first in a three-part series of articles originally published in our print newsletter. You may download the full Summer 2019 newsletter here. At Birthright we strive to empower, educate and encourage women to Choose Hope in every aspect of her life and the life of her child. When Crystal first visited Birthright over ten…  
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2019 Annual Appeal for Giving


Dear Friend of Birthright, “If it wasn’t for Birthright, my son would not be here.” As she told me these words I immediately thought, she must have been thinking about getting an abortion. She continued, “I took your parenting classes and one of the videos I watched was about CPR…  
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2018 Milestones


This year Birthright International is celebrating 50 years of ministry. Birthright was the first pregnancy center in existence, back in 1968, years before abortion was even legal. Our founder, Louise Summerhill wanted to offer a positive alternative to women in a crisis pregnancy. She began with a small office in…  
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How Many Birthright Hands Will Touch a Woman in Need?


…the volunteer who answers the phone when the client initially calls. That person needs a steady hand, and block out everything in order to focus on the woman’s call. This may be the first contact a client has with Birthright, and it’s important that we convey our desire to help….  
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2018 Annual Appeal Letter


Dear Birthright Friend, I humbly come to you with our annual appeal letter. I feel so strongly about the Birthright ministry and the important work God is doing through our volunteers. I wish you could look into the eyes of each person who comes to Birthright for help. In spite…  
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Meet Sean Nolan, Birthright Board Member


In 2015 my wife, Hannah, and I packed up everything we owned and moved from Albany, NY to Harford County, MD so I could accept a position as the family life pastor at Christ Fellowship Church. We put our two-year-old, Knox, and our newborn, Hazel, in their car seats and welcomed the unknown…  
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Baby Bottle Boomerang Campaign Expands


Birthright began the Baby Bottle Boomerang Campaign to offer students a way to help us. My hope was to spread the message of Birthright, and if we received extra money it would be a great bonus. What we found was that a little spare change can indeed add up quickly….  
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“Do You Ever See the Mother and Baby After the Birth?”


I am always surprised when I’m asked that question. At our Birthright once we believe that the days and weeks after birth are so important and when a mom may need us the most. You see, you can’t tell a woman to have a baby and then walk away. Doing…  
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Always A Parent


In May we celebrate Mother’s Day, and in June we celebrate Father’s Day.  This is a joyous opportunity to tell our mother and father how much they mean to us.  While this is a great day of remembrance, it is also a difficult day for the mother and father who…  
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