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The joyful hope and challenge of motherhood

The joyful hope and challenge of motherhood

May is the time of year when we honor and celebrate motherhood. We take a day, and set it aside, to acknowledge the courage and sacrifice that it is to become a mother. We get to witness this in our daily work, as our staff and volunteers walk with moms to take...
She Saw the Heartbeat

She Saw the Heartbeat

A young woman of 20 (we’ll call her Heather) came into the Gresham center for a pregnancy test. She met with our center director Leah and told her that she was 98% sure she would get an abortion. She also said that she and her boyfriend were on the same page,...
A lifesaving delay of plans

A lifesaving delay of plans

A 14-year-old client came into one of our Pregnancy Resource Centers recently with her mom. Both were sure that the home test would be confirmed as positive with our test. The young client explained that she was uncertain what her plan would be. She said she was too...
An Interview with Dione Froderberg

An Interview with Dione Froderberg

We’re so excited to share that we have some new directors on staff at our pregnancy centers! Today, we’re talking with Dione, our Beaverton director, and getting to know her a little bit: Can you tell us a little about yourself and your story?   My first 18 years of...
An Interview with Leah Phillips

An Interview with Leah Phillips

We’re so excited to share that we have some new directors on staff at our pregnancy centers! Today, we’re talking with Leah, our Gresham director, and getting to know her a little bit: Can you tell us a little about yourself and how you got connected to First Image? I...