Save the Storks

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Save the Storks is a non-profit pro-life organization that supports pregnancy resource centers (PRCs) in the United States. It is a tax-exempt organization under Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3). Its mission is to revolutionize the meaning of pro-life by empowering women, helping babies and providing medical services through affiliate medically licensed PRCs.

Save the Storks does not receive any government funding and is not aligned with any political party. All funding is provided by donors.[1]

History

Save the Storks was formed in 2011 by husband-wife duo Joe Baker and Ann Baker.[2] Based in Colorado Springs,[3] the organization has built 47 mobile medical units[4] and have saved 5,000+ lives, as of December 2018.[5][6] The organization equips affiliate PRCs with training, grants and medical mobile units, called Stork Buses to effectively connect with and support abortion-vulnerable women in their communities.[7] Stork Buses are staffed by licensed medical professionals according to local county and state laws, and provide proper medical care, experienced mentors and practical assistance with local and state services that help women and their babies.

Save the Storks participated at the 2019 March for Life in Washington DC and other cities around the United States.[8][9] The second annual Stork Charity Ball took place in Washington DC in January, 2019. Featured speakers included Eric Metaxas, Allie Stuckey, Bob Lenz and Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence.[10][11]

References

  1. Gupta, Prachi. "Inside the 'Save the Storks' Anti-Abortion Van That Offers Prayer to Desperate Pregnant Women". The Slot. The Slot. https://theslot.jezebel.com/inside-the-save-the-storks-anti-abortion-van-that-offer-1792710822. Retrieved 24 February 2017. 
  2. Hunt, Luanne. "Save the Storks uses education to fight abortion". The Daily Press. The Daily Press. https://www.vvdailypress.com/news/20180920/save-storks-uses-education-to-fight-abortion. Retrieved 20 September 2018. 
  3. Showalter, Brandon. "Don't forget post-abortive fathers suffering in silence, Save the Storks leader says". The Christian Post. The Christian Post. https://www.christianpost.com/news/dont-forget-post-abortive-fathers-suffering-in-silence-save-the-storks-leader-says.html. Retrieved 19 January 2019. 
  4. Ellis, Mike. "Anti-abortion speaker urges kinder approach at Bob Jones University visit". The Greenville News. The Greenville News. https://www.greenvilleonline.com/story/news/2019/01/29/paul-isaacs-anti-abortion-speaker-bob-jones-university/2713488002/. Retrieved 29 January 2019. 
  5. Law, Jeannie. "Save the Storks Shows HBO's John Oliver Why 4 Out of 5 Moms Are Choosing Not to Abort Their Babies". The Christian Post. The Christian Post. https://www.christianpost.com/news/save-the-storks-mothers-day-video-shows-why-4-out-of-5-moms-choosing-life-not-abortion.html. Retrieved 11 May 2018. 
  6. "Kirk Cameron To Co-Host 2nd Annual Stork Charity Ball in Washington D.C.". Look To The Stars. Look To The Stars. https://www.looktothestars.org/news/18615-kirk-cameron-to-co-host-2nd-annual-stork-charity-ball-in-washington-d-c. Retrieved 14 December 2018. 
  7. "Organization Information". Colorado Nonprofit Association. Colorado Nonprofit Association. https://www.coloradononprofits.org/membership/nonprofit-member-directory/nonprofit/56567. 
  8. Bertucci, Maria. "March For Life Sees Broad A-List Participation in Washington D.C.". The Voice California. The Voice California. https://thevoicecalifornia.com/march-for-life-sees-broad-a-list-participation-in-washington-d-c/. Retrieved 1 February 2019. 
  9. "Crowd comes to march for different reasons but same message: Defend life". Intermountain Catholic. Intermountain Catholic. http://www.icatholic.org/article/crowd-comes-to-march-for-different-reasons-but-same-84612191. Retrieved 25 January 2019. 
  10. Showalter, Brandon. "Pro-life movement in 'season of hope' VP Pence says, citing Jeremiah 29:11". The Christian Post. The Christian Post. https://www.christianpost.com/news/pro-life-movement-in-season-of-hope-vp-pence-says-citing-jeremiah-2911.html. Retrieved 21 January 2019. 
  11. "Kirk Cameron To Co-Host 2nd Annual Stork Charity Ball in Washington D.C.". Look To The Stars. Look To The Stars. https://www.looktothestars.org/news/18615-kirk-cameron-to-co-host-2nd-annual-stork-charity-ball-in-washington-d-c. Retrieved 14 December 2018. 

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