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Episode 62: With Guest Christopher Bell


Join host Karen Garnett as she welcomes the fourth of our NPLL 2023 Pro-Life Impact Award and Pro-Life Impact Grant Nominees: Christopher Bell, Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer of Good Counsel Homes, to The National Prayer Luncheon for Life Pro-Life Impact Show! Good Counsel Homes has been lovingly caring for homeless, pregnant mothers and babies since 1985, welcoming any pregnant mother with or without older children. Good Counsel never says “no” to a pregnant woman in need. Free day care is provided for the women to be able to work or attend school. With 3 Good Counsel maternity homes in New York and 1 in New Jersey, and through counseling across the country, 8,200+ mothershave been served; 1,290 babies have been born to mothers living in Good Counsel Homes; over 774,607 days of help and nights of shelter have been provided to homeless mothers and their children. Since 2018, 57% of Good Counsel residents have gained employment and 54%have achieved educational advancement! 44,000+ callshave been answered by its 24/7 Helpline since its launch in 1996. The average occupancy in Good Counsel homes has been over capacity, at 101%. In a recent year, Good Counsel mothers received 14,148 professional one-on-one counseling sessions with their case managers. Good Counsel has also helped establish 9 maternity homes in 8additional states. Further, Good Counsel offers an Exodus program, which is assistance and counseling for former residents, as well as counseling for men, women, and siblings impacted by abortion through its Lumina (which means “Light”) program – effectively helping to break the cycle of repeat and intergenerational abortions. You’ll love this inspiring conversation with Chris!


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