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  March 16, 2012 "Walk for Life raises record-breaking $31K for Pregnancy Matters", The Southern
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  April 1, 2011 "Walking for Life", The Southern
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  March 23, 2010 "Walkathon raises $30K for organization", The Southern
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  March 8, 2010 "Walk for Life", Heartland Women
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  February 27, 2010 "Poshard Foundation awards $50K in grants", The Southern
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  January 4, 2010 "SIPPA donation plus", The Southern
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  July 6, 2009 "Pregnancy Matters helps women make informed reproductive decisions", Heartland Women
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Pregnancy Matters opened in January 1980 in Carbondale by a group of concerned individuals who wanted to help those facing an untimely pregnancy. In 1989, the agency opened its Marion extension office.

Our offices serve individuals and families each year from 12 different southern Illinois counties. We help people regardless of their place of residence, marital status, race, religion, or socio- economic status.

Our organization is governed by a Board of Directors. Their experience and expertise help guide the decisions that determine our policies, procedures, and services.

Our Advisory Board gives us key advice in their respective area of expertise, lends counsel to our future vision, and provides many leadership gifts.

 
     
     
  our staff  
 

Our medical staff includes a Medical Director to oversee our free sonogram services. We have volunteer nurses who gather medical histories from our clients, provide patient education, and answer questions to assist in maintaining a healthy pregnancy. Our ultrasound technicians volunteer once a week to confirm a viable pregnancy, make referrals for prenatal care, etc.

Our directors train and oversee our volunteer staff, as well as play a vital role in fundraising and community awareness activities.

 
     
     
  our support  
 
Pregnancy Matters is generously supported by:
 
 
  United Way of Marion, Carbondale, Murphysboro, Franklin County, and Union County
  Human Life Foundation
  Area churches and community members
  Poshard Foundation for Children

 

 

 
     
     
 
Pregnancy Matters is a 501c3 not for profit organization.
Your donations are tax deductible!
 
   
     
     
     

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