This Lent, Lisa Hendey and I wanted to tap into the generosity of the CatholicMom.com community and our passion for the important work at pregnancy centers.
My book, A Catholic Mother’s Companion to Pregnancy, seemed a place to start, so we gathered pregnancy center names last week.
We’re running this campaign through Good Friday, March 22, 2013.
We set up a funding page at Indiegogo and, for every $10 donation that’s made, we’ll send a book to a pregnancy center.
We hope to send 50 copies of A Catholic Mother’s Companion to Pregnancy—a week-by-week spiritual companion for pregnant women—to 20 pregnancy centers around the United States. Your donations will be used solely to help us achieve this goal.
For each $10 donation one book will be sent to a pregnancy center.
The driving force to this campaign is the knowledge that there are a number of people who can benefit from the guidance and companionship of the book, but who can’t afford it or wouldn’t know it is available. There are many ways to show support for women in unplanned pregnancies, and encouraging these young and often scared women to walk with Mary is one way.
The pregnancy centers will benefit by receiving copies of the book, which serves as a spiritual resource to women they serve who make the courageous decision to carry their pregnancies to term.
In addition to knowing that each donation of $10 sends a copy of A Catholic Mother’s Companion to Pregnancy to one of the pregnancy centers, we have these additional benefits for YOU:
Donate $10 – Get a 30% off coupon for use on a purchase at Ave Maria’s website
Donate $20 – Sarah will send you a FREE surprise book from her stash of new books
Donate $50 – You’ll receive free copies from two of the CatholicMom.com books, Imitating Mary and A Handbook for Catholic Moms
Donate $100 – Sarah will pray a rosary for your intentions and you’ll receive two of the CatholicMom.com books, Imitating Mary and A Handbook for Catholic Moms
Donate $250 – Receive all 5 books in the CatholicMom.com series signed by the authors
There are three ways you can help (but you don’t have to limit yourself to just choosing one of them…):
1. Donate $10.
2. Spread the word on your social networks and your real-life networks.
3. Add this project to your prayer intentions.