Introducing Jenni Talcott, Director of Development

“See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.” – Isaiah 43:19 Two months ago, I felt a tug on my heart. A tug that caused me to reevaluate my current mission and lean into […]

Roe is no more – just the beginning of a new chapter

  Can you even imagine how many news articles, blog posts, social media posts and videos have been written and created around the subject of Roe v Wade in 2022? It must be hundreds of thousands! And that number is growing exponentially since the SCOTUS decision on June 24! Yet, when we sort through all […]

I Hid My Abortion – Janet’s Story

“Women are told everything will be over, and you won’t have to think about this again.” I was a senior in high school. It was prom night, and I got pregnant. So, I went to a doctor. He confirmed the pregnancy and asked how far along I was. I lied. He agreed with the lie, […]

I Was Homeless and Pregnant – Rhianna’s Story

I was in kind of a tough situation to decide to keep a baby. I needed support and encouragement. But when I got (to Alternatives), the person I met with was very encouraging and supportive of my decision. I was also really concerned I wouldn’t have the proper stuff to take care of the baby […]

Marty’s Story

The core of my story is me being adopted. So I was adopted at two months old and into a very loving home. One of my first jobs was at a neighborhood market. And I ended up falling in love with my first love there. And we started our relationship and we’re together for three […]

Shay’s Story

Our church was promoting volunteering for Alternatives. I’ve been retired for about eight years, and it gives me a chance to do the things that I wanted to do forever. So I got involved in the volunteer training, and I learned even though you want to help someone, you really have to have the tools and know how to care. […]

I Was Pregnant with Twins and $50 to My Name – Celeste’s Story

When I found out I was having twins, I knew everything was about to change. I knew I was going to have them, but I didn’t know how I could do it. I called the after-hours number for Alternatives, and went to the clinic closest to me. I felt safe and comfortable. I talked with […]

I Help Pregnant Teens Find Alternatives – Jane’s Story

Alternatives has helped when I’ve had girls in crisis pregnancies scared to death. When Alternatives provides a free ultrasound things change for them and they see life growing inside them. I remember one young girl already well along in her pregnancy. She was already showing but came in for a pregnancy test. Obviously, the test […]