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January 2014 - Good Counsel

Good Counsel Programs Provide New Beginnings

Posted by | Jan 31, 2014 | No Comments

Providing a home for pregnant women with nowhere else to go is just the first step in what we strive to do for every woman who knocks on our door.  We strive to provide a new beginning. The programs provided by Good Counsel afford every mom the Life Skills training she needs to never be homeless again. Read More

Charity Begins At Home

Posted by | Jan 30, 2014 | 6 Comments

Carol and her 8-year-old daughter, Kaitlyn, recently visited a church where a baby-bottle campaign was in full swing.  Kaitlyn was inspired by the efforts she witnessed and thought her Girl Scout troop could do a baby-bottle campaign for the babies of Good Counsel.   Carol got in touch with JoAnn Dinoia, Program Development Specialist, and shared Kaitlyn’s plan.  JoAnn met with the troop of almost 20 second graders from Cinnaminson and their parents, where she talked about the work of Good Counsel and shared pictures of some of the moms and babies we help.  The Girl Scouts were very enthusiastic and eager to start their fundraising campaign. Read More

Is It Cold Enough For You?

Posted by | Jan 29, 2014 | No Comments

No doubt we all have heard that question more than a few times in the last few weeks.  Hopefully, we all have warm homes to take shelter in with our loved ones when the temperature drops and the snow begins to fall, and fall, and fall.  When we bundle up in all of our layers to brave the outdoors we can sometimes feel like this… Read More

Good Counsel Homes Answer the Plea of “Gimmie Shelter”

Posted by | Jan 23, 2014 | No Comments

The powerfully realistic film, Gimmie Shelter, opens nationwide Friday, January 24, 2014.  Based on a true story, the gritty and compelling film tells the story of Agnes “Apple” Bailey (Vanessa Hudgens) from her devastating childhood to finding herself pregnant and homeless as a teenager.  Gimmie Shelter highlights the importance of being a field hospital for the wounded of this world and the desperate and vital necessity shelters are for those who have nowhere else to go. Read More

Thank You for Many Blessings!

Posted by | Jan 15, 2014 | One Comment

You did it! You helped us pay off all Good Counsel bills for last year.

Thanks to an overwhelming response, right up to New Year’s Eve, online gifts and checks, which were opened these first weeks in January, gave us enough funds to pay the bills. Thank you. I thank God for you. Read More

Baby News Round Up!

Posted by | Jan 10, 2014 | One Comment

In case you missed it in the hustle and bustle of the last couple of weeks – Good Counsel had a baby boom just in time for Christmas!  All the moms and babies are doing well.  Please keep all the babies and moms in your prayers! Read More

The First Good Counsel Baby of the New Year!

Posted by | Jan 7, 2014 | No Comments

Please join us in welcoming the first baby of 2014 to join the Good Counsel family!  Baby girl Gi’nyi was born to mom, Aniyah, in the evening of Monday, January 6, 2014.  Baby Gi’nyi weighed in at 7lbs., 10 oz. and she’s 19 1/4 inches long!  Mom and baby are doing well.  Please keep both in your prayers!

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