This week at Care Net…

How was your week? Let me share an insider’s look into the happenings of a recent week here at Care Net.  It started off on a high!  Sunday, every mom living in our maternity home attended church. One of those women is a practicing Muslim. But she was moved to tears while sitting in a … Continued

Volunteer Spotlight

How Sally uses her talents to serve the Kingdom Sally Spaeni has been serving as a Patient Advocate in our clinic since last summer. “I always felt nudges to get involved at Care Net. It started when I went through a support group to heal from the pain of my own abortion. I knew that … Continued

Pressure Relieved

Pressure Relieved Thanks to your help, support and hope! Violet was pretty sure she was pregnant. She could feel the pressure building—not knowing for sure was incredibly stressful—and finding a clinic to confirm her pregnancy wasn’t proving to be easy. Violet didn’t have a regular clinic and the only one she knew of didn’t have … Continued

Better than a “Dr Phil”

Better than a “Dr. Phil” One week shy of her 40th birthday, Katessa was not expecting to learn she was pregnant. “I had just gone through a lot of reorganization in my life. Clearing out some toxic relationships, finding a new workplace, and focusing on getting myself healthier, eating and exercising, running marathons.” Katessa needed … Continued


Reflections from the desk of CEO, Sara Patterson Thirty seven years ago, something tragic happened to me: I discovered I was pregnant. Seventeen and a high school dropout, I’d just found the courage and self-confidence to walk away from an abusive relationship. I had dreams of a better future – dreams of getting a high … Continued

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