December 18 2010
Listen: On Day 40 of 50 of Meet The Need (we're in the home stretch!) we meet Pregnancy Support Connection. Working with at risk young and teenage women who are facing an unplanned crisis pregnancy, Pregnancy Support Connection provides programs encouraging young women to overcome their physical, intellectual, and emotional challenges to provide a positive environment for themselves and their babies.
Nancy Major, Executive Director of Pregnancy Support Connection brings us into their work:
(Note: Due to a transcription error, Nancy's name is wrong in the audio pieces -- please disregard!)
-In this first piece, Nancy describes who they work with and how they help them:
-Oftentimes, we consider need on the level of the individual -- in this piece, Nancy discusses how that picture expands for the mothers they work with:
-Nancy gives an example of a young woman who exemplifies the cyclical nature of unstable families, and how that cycle can be broken:
-A difficult story to tell, Nancy shares her personal motivation to do this work:
This year, we ask you to adopt one or two organizations that connect with you. Want to get involved with Pregnancy Support Connection? Donate, volunteer, or check out their work yourself. And you can start with their website.