Annual Giving Guide
The vision of the Central Alberta Pregnancy Care Centre (CAPCC) is to be known and embraced by our community as a Centre that extends grace, provides education, and ongoing, compassionate support before, during, and after pregnancy. Our programs are free*, confidential, and are offered in a safe and non-judgmental environment regardless of age, gender, race, or religion. We have offices in Red Deer, Olds, Rocky Mountain House, and Stettler.
Being primarily privately funded, we rely on the generosity of our community to enable us to run our programs throughout Central Alberta at no cost to our clients.
This guide provides examples of how your donation may be used. All gifts are welcome and will go towards the operating funds of the CAPCC. We appreciate any gift amount you choose to give.
* Maternity Home residents contribute financially to the program as they are able as program fees.
"I loved the ladies who worked with me. They understood what I was going through and helped me find healing."
1. PREGNANCY OPTIONS SUPPORT
Give access to non-judgemental support
Unexpected pregnancies can mean big changes and decisions for everyone involved. Our trained client advocates help women and men explore their options by providing accurate information on pregnancy, parenting, abortion, and adoption in a safe and non-judgmental environment.
"I wasn't sure where to turn, what people would think, or how I would find my way through. Thank you for your unconditional love and grace."
Suggested gift $50
2. MALE MENTORSHIP & 24/7 DAD
Help men gain confidence
24/7 Dad is a parenting program created just for men.
Male volunteers offer support to male clients.
Suggested gift $50
"My greatest fear is not being able to see my son. Thank you for giving me another guy to talk to who can teach me how to be a good father."
3. PREGNANCY & BIRTH EDUCATION
Provide education & support for a healthy pregnancy
One-on-one prenatal education using the Brightcourse curriculum.
Topics include healthy eating, smoking cessation, labor & delivery.
Suggested gift $150
4. PARENTING EDUCATION
Open doors to improve parenting
Our Parenting Education program uses the Brightcourse curriculum. This program teaches critical skills for real-life application.
Suggested gift $250
5. SUPPORT FOR PAST SEXUAL ABUSE/TRAUMA & POST-ABORTION
Provide healing from past experiences
Post Abortion Recovery Education (P.A.R.E.) helps women express and work through the emotions associated with abortion loss.
Individuals who have endured sexual trauma, abuse, or misuse may work through a comprehensive approach to dealing with their experiences. This 10-week program aims to help women heal from their past.
Suggested gift $500
"I lived in darkness from trauma and abuse that had gone unrecognized and undealt with. My life is different now, and I have learned to love and respect myself."
6. GROCERIES FOR ONE MONTH IN PHASE 1 OF THE MATERNITY HOME
Nourish a pregnant or parenting mom
The Aerie Maternity Home is a two-phase program for pregnant teens and young women. It is a nurturing home supporting a healthy pregnancy and positive parenting. Phase 1 has space for four pregnant or parenting women to live together. The women develop a community by preparing meals together and supporting each other as they adjust to becoming parents.
Suggested gift $1000
6. COSTS FOR ONE MONTH OF A MOM AND HER CHILD IN PHASE 2 OF THE MATERNITY HOME
Transform the future for a mother and her child
Phase 2 of The Aerie has the capacity for seven women and their infants. In this phase, they each have their own apartment while accessing support staff day and night. Residents who continue to meet program outcomes may stay until their child is up to three years of age. These women will have the opportunity to pursue education and employment while strengthening their parenting and life skills. These include financial literacy, pre-employment skills, and healthy relationships.
Suggested gift $1500
Thank you to our generous community.
Your gifts allow women, men, and families facing an unexpected pregnancy to access the resources and tools they need to make a well-informed decision.
"My biggest hope moving into the Maternity Home was to have the best chance of being a good mother & learning the skills I wasn't taught growing up. Thank you for providing a home for me."
When you choose to give, one of the best ways to help is to become a monthly donor. Being committed to supporting the work of the CAPCC on a monthly basis helps sustain a solid foundation for a greater impact on the clients we serve.
Ways to Donate:
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Thank you for your continued love and generosity.