Transformed from Hope-less to Hope-Filled 

Transformed from Hope-less to Hope-Filled  Alone and isolated. That’s how Clarice felt. She had no support and was doing the best she could to take care of herself and the unborn child she carried.   She could have given into a sense of hopelessness—it would have been all too easy given her circumstances. But Clarice made … Continued

God wants our Best Effort

God wants our Best Effort “Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman who need not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.”  2 Timothy 2:15 Care Net of Dane County has never shied away from hard things—case in point: our decision many years ago to become an accredited medical clinic. At … Continued

See What We’ve Accomplished Together in 2023

Thanks to our family of supporters and God’s grace, we’ve accomplished some incredible goals and reached a record number of women and families! Here are just a few of the incredible things we’ve accomplished: We’re reaching more women than ever before. That means we can offer them the truth and resources to help them navigate … Continued

Evil turned to good…

“You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives.”  Genesis 50:20 Levi wanted Carmen to have an abortion. Not next month, not next week, but today. He was so determined to make sure Carmen had the abortion done as quickly as … Continued

Got Stock?

Did you know that Care Net accepts gifts of appreciated stocks? We do. And for some people, making a gift of stock is a smart way to give. When you sell shares of stock that have appreciated, you are subject to capital gains taxes. But if you gift those stocks to a charity, you don’t … Continued

I heard the bells…

Throughout history, bells have symbolized hope and good news. Next month, many of us will sing the familiar song, “I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day.” If you’re a music history buff like me, you may know that Longfellow wrote the poem that would later be adapted into this hymn after the sudden, traumatic death … Continued

Then and Now

Meet Raina and her baby, Triana. At the time this picture was taken, Raina was a new mom who’d spent the last months of her pregnancy at The Elizabeth House.  Raina had been homeless and looking for a safe place to have her baby when she found The Elizabeth House.  While a resident, she received … Continued


from the desk of CEO, Sara Patterson  “The horse is prepared for the day of battle, but the victory belongs to the LORD. The battle is the Lord’s” Proverbs 21:31  Just as soldiers of old prepared their horses for battle, we also stand ready to daily engage the enemy. Our fight is not for land … Continued

You turn “I Can’t” into “I Can!” 

What is it like to be 18 and carrying a secret so formidable that it overwhelms every thought you have, every second of every day?   Emily* knows. She tried ignoring what she knew was likely true. But it was becoming harder and harder to do as her body began to change. andfinally, Emily broke down … Continued

This Is Your Sign….

Olivia came to the clinic, sure that our nurse would confirm her worst fear. And sure enough, she did. Olivia was pregnant. Suddenly, her brain felt like it would explode. I can’t possibly have a baby. I’m in a bad relationship. I have no money. I’m alone, I have no good role models, and I … Continued