The Baby Ben Fund was established by Family & Life in 2009. The objective of the fund is to provide assistance to women who are contemplating abortion. The fund is inspired by the late Cardinal Winning and a speech he gave in 2000 where he said: “Today I issue an open invitation to any woman, any family, any couple who may be facing the possibility of an unwanted pregnancy.
Whatever worries or cares you may have, we will help you.
If you need pregnancy testing or counselling, we will help you.
If you want help to cope with raising the baby on your own, we will help you.
If you want to discuss adoption of your unborn child, we will help you.
If you need financial assistance, or help with equipment for your baby and feel financial pressures will force you to have an abortion, we will help you.
If you cannot face your family, or if pressure in your local area is making you consider abortion, come to us. We will help find you somewhere to have your baby surrounded by support and encouragement. We will help you.
And finally, if you have had an abortion . . . if you are torn apart with guilt . . . if your relationship has split up because of abortion . . . if you are suffering from post abortion stress – come to us. We will help you.
This invitation, I repeat, is open to all. Irrespective of age, creed or colour.”
The baby Ben Fund will help women who want to give birth to their babies, including financial aid . . . free medical care . . . emotional counselling . . . job training . . . and just about any other kind of help a woman might need. For more information contact us in confidence at email@example.com.