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empowering women through holistic care

Compassionate Care: The Living Water We Need

“So the woman left her water jar and went away into town and said to the people, “Come see a man who told me all that I ever did. Can this be the Christ?” John 4:28-29 We all have a water jar. A place we turn to to satisfy our needs, provide security, or fulfill

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volunteering risk

3 Ways Volunteering at The Pregnancy Network is Risky

Risky is defined as “having the possibility of failure, danger, or loss.” Volunteering at The Pregnancy Network is risky.  Quite the volunteer recruitment strategy, right? Come Volunteer at The Pregnancy Network and experience failure, danger, and loss like you never have before!  There’s a reason I’m not a recruiter. But let’s be honest—diving headfirst into

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18 pregnant and afraid

18, Pregnant, and Afraid: Hannah’s Story

Pregnant and Afraid Standing on the sidewalk outside of Greensboro’s abortion facility, memories flooded Hannah’s* mind. The fear. The uncertainty. The loneliness.  Suddenly she was 18 again, pregnant and terrified about how a pregnancy would change her future. She’d felt trapped, as if abortion was her only choice. She’d come painfully close to moving forward

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Young Women Need Advocates

‘Young Women Need Advocates’: Why One Volunteer Serves

Meet Carrie, a Peer Advocate at The Pregnancy Network. Her role is to meet with women and provide support and counsel during appointments. Though the training process for this volunteer position is lengthy, she says she is passionate about providing encouragement to women in the community—because she’s walked in their shoes.  Encouraging Others Carrie walked

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Creating a healthy culture - all leader gathering

Creating a Healthy Culture

This week we had our All Leader Gathering. This is a time when we get all our volunteers and staff together for encouragement, training, and to have a good time with one another. To create a healthy culture in any organization, it’s so helpful to get to know the people you’re serving alongside. There’s something

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Volunteering: A Heart to Serve

Volunteering: A Heart to Serve

I first started volunteering with the Care Center when I was a sophomore at UNCG. I needed some hours for a social work class and a friend of mine had done her internship with GPCC the semester before. My main jobs were cleaning the center, making lots and lots of copies of paperwork, and spending

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Meet Our Volunteers

Hands and Feet: Meet Our Volunteers

The Care Center is growing rapidly, which means we are in need of more volunteers! Whether you’re interested in working with clients or behind-the-scenes, there is a place for you here. If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to serve at GPCC, then take a look at this interview with Maggie Tinsley! Meet Maggie Tinsley

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I Would Volunteer, but... Three reasons why we can't volunteer

3 Reasons Why You Can’t Volunteer

“I would volunteer, but…” Fill in the blank. We’ve all got reasons—and many of them are legit reasons—why we can’t volunteer or serve or get involved in a variety of things. If you’ve teetered on the edge of getting involved with the Care Center, then you may want to brace yourself. I’m about to give

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