CLARKSVILLE, TN (CLARKSVILLE NOW) – For this edition of Giving Grace, we’ll learn more about Hope Pregnancy Center, a non-profit organization that has served the Clarksville-Montgomery County community since 1988.
According to Executive Director Martha Sitzler, the mission of the Hope Pregnancy Center is to cultivate hope one life at a time with a primary focus on pregnant women and parents.
She added that they are proud of their work and that due to the efforts of the center over the past 32 years, 11,378 babies have been delivered that otherwise might not have been born.
Hope Pregnancy Center offers what they call a healing program, which primarily focuses on women who have had an abortion and / or women, as well as couples, who have miscarried and are struggling with these. problems.
This year, the Hope Pregnancy Center partnered with Reboot Recovery, which offers a program called Trauma Reboot, which is offered at the center for women who have suffered trauma from physical, emotional or sexual abuse.
“This is a 12 week course for women who have experienced trauma in their lifetime and are ready to unbox it and find out what it means to live with the peach and love after trauma and a woman does. You don’t have to be a client of the center to be part of the program, âSitzler said.
The Hope Pregnancy Center closed for a very short time last year due to the pandemic, but Sitzler wanted to let everyone know that he was open right now and serving customers. This year’s Walk for Life fundraiser was one of the most successful to date and is scheduled for October of this year.
There are many ways to show your support for Hope Pregnancy Center. Sitzler said one of the best ways is to share information about the center so more people know they’re there to help. They also accept donations of baby and maternity clothing, especially in large sizes.
Sitzler added that of course there is always a need for diapers, lots of diapers, and they value companies and individuals who partner with them financially or participate in fundraisers like Walk for Life.
âOne of our target numbers for donations is $ 53 per month. With a donation of $ 53 per month, you will cover the cost of a patient’s services at every stage of her relationship with Hope Pregnancy Center, âsaid Sitzer.
Hope Pregnancy Center is located at 325 N. 2sd Street, and they are open Mondays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. They are closed from Friday to Sunday. visit hopegrossesse.net or call 931-645-2273.
Giving Grace, sponsored by Grace Dental, is an ongoing series from Clarksville Now featuring local nonprofit organizations.