Welcome to Birthright
At Birthright, we understand the challenges related to unplanned pregnancies. Birthright is available to women for as long as they need us. We offer love, friendship, and support to women who are pregnant or think they may be pregnant. Birthright is interdenominational and is not involved in any political activities, or lobbying. Birthright’s focus is on loving the mother, reminding her that there is hope and ensuring she is not alone.
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Birthright relies on the dedication, time and talents of volunteers. We welcome any and all individuals who share our philosophy and commitment to offer loving, confidential, nonjudgmental support to those who are pregnant or think they may be pregnant. There are many volunteer opportunities available and we would gladly discuss our volunteer program with you. Full training and mentorship is provided for our volunteers so you can best help the women who need you.
Hours Of Operation
In addition to the hours listed, we are open the LAST Saturday of every month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Because of COVID, we are limiting the number of clients who come to only the girl/woman who thinks she is pregnant. The office is closed on holidays and during bad weather.
The Power of a Sewing Machine and Generations of Love
We learn to love through family as well as the people in our lives. Love does not always come naturally and can be expressed differently by each person. We influence each generation’s behavior with the choices we make; i.e., where do we spend our time?
Jane spends some time each week volunteering at Birthright helping clients who are in unplanned pregnancies and are looking for help. Jane is a mother and grandmother. Her daughter and granddaughter have watched that witness over the years and share those core values. Her granddaughter, Reagan, a senior in high school has always been pro-life. Over the past year, Reagan has stepped up her pro-life witness by creating a club at her high school called Westfield Students for Life. One day, Reagan saw her grandmother wearing a stylish (Covid) mask. She asked where she got it and was told a Birthright volunteer named Dori made it. Reagan had been involved in fundraising for the club and decided the masks would make a great fundraiser for Birthright. Dori offered her expertise and time and made a Ziploc bag full of beautiful masks for Reagan to sell. Reagan sold them for $5 or 3/$9. The mask fundraiser was a success . . . raising $72 for Birthright!
Each act of service makes a ripple of love into the lives of others. It makes the world a better place, even one stitch at a time. We are thankful to all who shared their time, talent, and treasure to make this fundraiser a success. Imagine what our world would look like if everyone did just one act of service each day!
COME IN FOR A PREGNANCY TEST!
Effective Tuesday, March 9, 2021 we will begin offering free laboratory-grade pregnancy tests for anyone who thinks they might be pregnant. For safety reasons, because of the coronavirus also called COVID-19, we are limiting the number of clients who come in at a time — Additionally, we ask that each client comes in by herself and schedule her appointment. When the CDC lifts restrictions, we will again allow walk-in visits.
If you are a current client and are in need of diapers or recently had your baby and need to pick up a layette, please email us and we can make arrangements for you to pick up those items.
We are hopeful that these changes will be temporary and that we will be back to normal operations soon.
If you would like to speak with us, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-800-550-4900 and leave your telephone number. A Birthright volunteer will reach out to you to check on you from a “blocked” or “private” number. We do not leave messages. Please answer the phone! You are important to us and we want to stay in touch.
Are you pregnant? Birthright of Cicero offers free, pregnancy testing and confidential, one-on-one support to help you. Call or email us at email@example.com today to find out how we can assist you! We can be reached 24/7 at 1-800-550-4900. Call for help today!