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Without YOU, it doesn’t work

It’s true! Without YOU, it doesn’t work. PACN is dependent upon the thousands of donors that give each year so that women and men in our community can receive no-cost medical care and receive trusted information which empowers them to make informed, healthy choices. These donors give in many ways. Each week, PACN relies on […]

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Volunteer spotlight: Caring for clients

  Countless people volunteer at PACN because they too, have ‘walked a mile’ in our clients’ shoes. The following is an interview with Kim, a PACN nurse, who cares for clients by performing ultrasounds, STD testing and assisting with well-woman exams.   WHY DO YOU VOLUNTEER AT PACN? “Because I was a 16 year-old mom.  I […]

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#GiveBig4PACN: Will you spread the word?

  PACN is excited to participate in the Big Give Houston campaign on May 3, 2016 from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. During this 24-hour crowdfunding event we want to challenge YOU to spread the word via social media.  Would you be willing to partner with us? Begin now! Like and follow us on the […]

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Erica’s #myfreedomstory

Dear PACN, You all were a god send.  I wish all the doctors and hospitals were like you.  Thank you for caring.  Thank you for giving us someone to talk to.  My life is better with PACN involved.  Thank you for encouraging new parents, mommies and survivors. I had such a hard time with the […]

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Amy’s #myfreedomstory

Dear PACN, Thanks for reaching out to me! It seems like such a long time ago when I was feeling uncertain about my pregnancy.  I will never forget how helpful it was to talk to someone.  I was so overwhelmed and it was a tough time. But things have completely turned around for me!  I […]

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Melinda’s #myfreedomstory

You could hear gasps and see eyes suddenly filled with tears as many learned the sad news. Sarah, a PACN client, had lost her life in childbirth.  The baby would now be raised by her loving grandmother, Melinda. As Melinda sat down one day, she opened a Bible that PACN had given to her daughter, […]

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Brittany’s #myfreedomstory

Brittany found out she was pregnant in her junior year of college.  She didn’t know what to do or how she would take care of herself or her baby.  After many feelings of uncertainty, she decided that moving home with her family would be the best decision. Brittany found PACN in her fifth month of […]

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Renee’s #myfreedomstory

Renee was 18 years-old.  She was a good girl who always followed the rules, worked hard in college, earned good grades and even managed to hold down a 38 hour per week job.  But here she was experiencing an unplanned pregnancy with a boyfriend who had no job, no car and very little support.  Renee […]

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Jenna’s #myfreedomstory

This couldn’t be happening.  Surely not this time.  These were just a few of the thoughts that went through Jenna’s head as she stared at the pregnancy test.  She had been using the “Plan B pill” as a form of birth control and felt confident that everything would be ok.  Now this. As she entered […]

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Stacy’s #myfreedomstory

Stacy was 22 years-old when she came seeking help from PACN.  She stared at the positive pregnancy test in astonishment.  How could she do this on her own?  Will my family even accept me now that I’m pregnant? This was a large fear for Stacy.  She loved her family and cared what they thought of […]

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