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Donor Spotlight: Stephen’s Story

Giving / November 12, 2020

Donor Spotlight: Stephen’s Story This is part of our series for Giving Tuesday 2020.   Why I Give to Birthright “I give to Birthright of Bel Air because I have come to realize that being pro-life means more than being just anti-abortion. Most pro-abortion arguments can be easily countered by scientific facts such as DNA, […]




little Parker Howell

Donor Spotlight: Meet 5-Year-Old Parker Howell


Donor Spotlight: 5-year-old Parker Howell This is the last in a three-part series of articles originally published in our print newsletter. You may download the full Summer 2020 newsletter here.   You Can Help, Too! A little girl with a big heart has inspired many to donate to Birthright. Sitting in her Kindergarten class, five-year-old […]




Jeanne Murphy

Volunteer Spotlight: Jeanne Murphy


Volunteer Spotlight: Jeanne Murphy This is the second in a three-part series of articles originally published in our print newsletter. You may download the full Summer 2020 newsletter here. For thirty-six years, longer than any other volunteer in the Bel Air office, Jeanne Murphy has been helping women choose hope at Birthright. Jeanne first knew […]




Laura Johenning

Whom We Serve: Laura’s Story

client stories,Care,programs / June 26, 2020

Whom We Serve: Laura’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 2020 newsletter here.   By Laura Johenning I was a single mom of a baby boy years ago. I was young, and at first I did not think […]




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Facing a Giant


Facing a Giant YOU DID IT! You donated diapers and wipes and blessed this community in a big way! Partnering with organizations in Harford county, we were able to distribute a total of 474 packs of diapers and 200 packs to wipes during 4 food giveaways. We could not have done this without your support! […]




Birthright baby supplies being distributed durig COVID-19 pandemic

What if?


What if? What if you lost your job, barely had enough money to buy food, and you just ran out of diapers for your baby? What if your rent is due and your last pay check will be spent covering only that?  For many of our clients,“What if” is a current reality. What if you […]




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2019 Annual Appeal for Giving


2019 Annual Appeal for Giving Dear Birthright Supporter, Teresa came to Birthright of Bel Air hoping for a negative result on her pregnancy test. As a single mom she feared a third child would devastate her financially. She was crushed when the pregnancy test was positive. She told the Birthright volunteer that she felt pressured […]




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TODAY IS THE DAY!

Giving / December 3, 2019

TODAY IS THE DAY! Start out this Christmas Season by giving! Join in the global movement of Giving Tuesday by donating to Birthright today! There are many ways that you can give: Click here to donate this morning on our Facebook page – Facebook will match your gift and 100% of it goes to Birthright […]




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Donor Spotlight: Bottle Boomerang Campaign

programs / November 1, 2019

Donor Spotlight: Bottle Boomerang Campaign This is the third in a three-part series of articles originally published in our print newsletter. You may download the full Summer 2019 newsletter here.   Thanks to the generous support of our donors, we are able to do the important work that we do at Birthright A Baby Bottle Boomerang campaign is a simple […]




donor Janice Chan

Volunteer Spotlight: Janice Chan

volunteers / October 11, 2019

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. […]




Crystal and child

Whom We Serve: Crystal’s Story

client stories / September 20, 2019

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 […]




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2018 Annual Appeal for Giving


2018 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


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 Toronto Canada, and […]




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How Many Birthright Hands Will Touch a Woman in Need?

Uncategorized / March 17, 2018

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 […]




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2017 Annual Appeal Letter

Care,programs,Uncategorized / December 8, 2017

2017 Annual Appeal for Giving 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 […]




Board member Sean Nolan and his family

Meet Sean Nolan, Birthright Board Member

Uncategorized / September 13, 2017

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 […]




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Baby Bottle Boomerang Campaign Expands

programs,volunteers / July 26, 2017

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?”

client stories / June 9, 2017

“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 […]




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Always A Parent

Care / April 25, 2017

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 are without […]




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Step by Step

Care / March 17, 2017

Step by Step While pregnancy and their related issues are the objective of the Birthright ministry, our volunteers see and do so much more. Volunteers see clients on a regular basis who deal with issues of abortion, rape, abuse, addiction, homeless, jobless, and limited education. Some have mental and/or physical disabilities, sexually transmitted disease, speak […]