The last Car Hop Coin Drop of the year was held on Wednesday, August 18. New supporters participated and almost $400 was raised in one afternoon to help the prolife efforts of Grand Rapids Right to Life and the work of five local pregnancy care centers that distribute material goods to moms and babies.
Activities during the third Leadership for Life Base Camp included dynamic speakers, interactive games, and prayer in front of the only free-standing surgical abortion facility in Grand Rapids.
I remember exactly where I was when I heard the news that abortion was now legal. It was 1973, and I was a senior in high school. The entire student body was seated in the auditorium for a school function when they announced over the intercom that the U.S. Supreme Court had just legalized abortion.
Building R in Grandville was perfectly suited for the casual and intimate prolife conversations that took place at the latest installment of Life in the 616 on June 10.
The 14th annual Prolife Golf Classic was a sold-out event with 144 golfers participating. Although blistering heat was predicted, a balmy, overcast day greeted the golfers on Monday, June 7, at Pilgrim’s Run Golf Club.
I am a firm believer in sharing the prolife message in simple ways … bumper stickers, checks, e-mail signature lines, and T-shirts. I am not, however, particularly comfortable in all situations wearing a prolife message emblazoned on my body.
A sold-out crowd was on hand to hear local author, Mary Jo Thayer, launch her first novel, Close to the Soul. Spring into Life, a new event sponsored by Grand Rapids Right to Life, was held on Thursday, May 20, at the beautiful Union Pavilion at Railside.
The 42nd annual Bike & Hike Festival for Life was a smashing success on Saturday, May 15. Roughly 100 people were on-site for this family-friendly day.
Due to previous success with an outdoor Coins for Kids baby bottle drive, Grand Rapids Right to Life once again offered an opportunity for people to financially support life in our community.
It has been a challenging start to 2021. The prolife movement no longer has a friend in the White House. Governor Whitmer’s ever-changing edicts make gatherings difficult. Even the March for Life in Washington, DC, was canceled.