truestories

April 2019 Letter: Sondra’s Story

“How can I be sure this never happens again?” was her question. It was late December when Sondra first visited us. Her fear of an unplanned pregnancy evaporated when the test was negative. But Sondra knew that she had to make a change. Far from God and experimenting with casual relationships, Sondra had become completely…

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March 2019 Letter: Edgar’s Story

“You’re reaching abortion vulnerable women with ultrasound,” a friend recently remarked, “So why do you do STD testing and treatment? Isn’t that off mission?” At first, these two services seemed unrelated to my friend. But as our Women’s Choice Network staff engages with young clients who visit for STD testing, we are more convinced than…

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Sarah’s Story

Who are the “typical” clients that visit Women’s Choice Network? Perhaps you have some assumptions about who we serve and what their needs might be. But did you know that only about 12% of our clients are teenagers? 40% are between age 20 and 24. 30% range from 25 to 29 years old. Nearly 10%…

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Bobbi’s Story

“I can feel him growing inside me; it’s so sweet and makes me realize how important and precious life is. I wouldn’t have realized that enough to keep him if it weren’t for Women’s Choice Network.” These words, spoken at our Fall Banquet by a beautiful young client named Bobbi, tell only part of the…

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Parker’s Story

A client came to one of our Centers for STD testing who had recently moved to Pittsburgh. “Parker” asked some questions about insurance and billing, but when she finally understood that we don’t charge for any of our services, she was so grateful, she started crying! As a student in graduate school, Parker had been…

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Tess’s Story

Every client we serve is on a journey. As our team of nurses and client advocates listen and care for clients, we join them in their journey and are inspired by the amazing transformations in their lives. For some, that transformation is immediate. Tess came to our Oakland Center for a pregnancy test. She clearly…

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