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December 2013 - Good Counsel

What Child is This? A Special Christmas Video from Good Counsel

Posted by | Dec 23, 2013 | No Comments

While they were there, the time came for her to have her child, and she gave birth to her firstborn son. She wrapped him in swaddling clothes and laid him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.”  Luke 2:6-7

Good Counsel is a modern “inn,” but with an ever-open door and a manger for every baby in need. Please watch this special Christmas video and see the beautiful babies and children you have helped by financially and prayerfully supporting our work. Read More

Christmas Comes Early to the Bronx

Posted by | Dec 21, 2013 | No Comments

On Friday, December 13, 2013, some wonderful members of the Fourth Presbyterian Church in Parkchester, New York brought good tidings and so much more to our Bronx Good Counsel Home.  They provided a bountiful and beautiful Christmas party for our moms, babies, and children.  Our moms were deeply touched by their compassion and generosity as the visitors arrived with refreshments and so many gifts! Read More

More Heartfelt Thanks from the Mothers of Good Counsel!

Posted by | Dec 12, 2013 | No Comments

Recently, during a Spirituality Class at one of our homes, our moms wrote down and then discussed what they are most thankful for.  The things they are most grateful for, shelter, security, and health for themselves and their babies, food to eat… are possible because of you, our donors.  Our moms and babies have all they do because of your generosity in prayer, generosity of spirit, and generosity of time, talent, and treasure.  In a lot of instances, your tender, loving care is the first unconditional love our moms have ever experienced. Read More

Good Counsel Moms Give Back

Posted by | Dec 11, 2013 | No Comments

About a week before celebrating Thanksgiving at their own home, some of our Good Counsel moms headed to Mount of Blessings Church in the Bronx to help prepare and serve a Thanksgiving feast to the homeless of the community.   Our Good Counsel moms were very excited to help out and had a hard time leaving. Even after all the clean up was done, our moms wanted to stay! Read More

Jessica’s Story, From Homeless to Loving Home

Posted by | Dec 3, 2013 | No Comments

In June of 2012, Jessica M. was 30 years old, homeless, and seven months pregnant with a baby girl.  Like so many victims of the recent economy, Jessica had lost her job and had run out of options. She had spent three weeks sleeping on park benches when, out of desperation, she reached out to WPIX 11 News for help. Read More

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