Spring 2016 Newsletter

Posted by Jim Mroczkowski, Category: Archived Newsletters,

2016 Spring Greetings

“Triumphant News-a miracle I sing- The everlasting miracle of Spring.”     John Drinkwater (1882-1937)

The world is coming alive again. Time to shed the dark gloom of Winter and celebrate the kaleidoscope of colors that is Spring. One can’t help but feel joy as new life returns to the landscape.   Spring truly is a miracle!   Life truly is a miracle!

The volunteers at Milwaukee Birthright work miracles of love all year, welcoming new life into the world. One month before a woman’s due date, or shortly after she has given birth, Birthright provides this mom with blankets, diapers, bath supplies, and a complete baby’s first wardrobe. Thanks to our generous donors, we are able to provide this free of charge. We also offer free pregnancy testing and referral information for doctors, insurance, parenting classes, etc………..whatever is needed.

Some women come to us seeking abortion. Birthright does not give information or referrals for procedures that would end the life of an unborn child and potentially injure the mother (physically and/or emotionally).   We do provide words of comfort and hope and offer alternative solutions for a woman facing a crisis pregnancy. What a reason to celebrate when this woman decides to choose life!

Milwaukee Birthright is blessed with the addition of two more dedicated volunteers; Amber and Sylvia. Additional volunteers are always welcome. Please consider joining our Birthright volunteer team and share the joy of helping others. Volunteer as little as four hours per month, in our office or taking calls on our helpline. Training is provided. Contact Judy at (414) 672-5433 or visit our web page at www.milwaukeebirthright.com for a volunteer application.

Miracles happen all around us…the miracle of a caring generous heart that helps a stranger exactly at the time help is most needed…the miracle of love offered without condition… the miracle of new life; a sign that God wants the world to continue. Miracles happen frequently at our Birthright office. Please consider a legacy gift to Milwaukee Birthright through your estate planning to help ensure the miracles continue.

Milwaukee Birthright sends our continued gratitude to Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, the Felician Services, Milwaukee Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women (MACCW) and Christ Child Society. A special thank you to the following congregations: St. Alphonsus, St. Charles Borromea, St. Eugene, Holy Apostles, St. James, St. John Vianney, Our Lady of Good Hope, St. Veronica, and Knights of Columbus (councils 524, 3702, & 13583). Thank you to all of our donors who share their love, prayers, and finances with our Birthright moms and babies.

Save the date for our annual dinner meeting and silent auction. The event will take place on Friday, November 4, 2016. We will be returning to the beautiful San Camillo, located at 10200 West Bluemound Road in Wauwatosa.

Blessings to All,

Judy Fecteau, Birthright Volunteers, Birthright Board of Directors