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Celebrating Growth

Celebrating Growth

Over the years, Palouse Care Network has changed and improved to better serve the community. We celebrate how we have grown. When we see a need, we make an effort to meet it. Like Jesus, Palouse Care Network wants to meet people at their point of need and celebrate...

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Looking for love: Hannah’s Story

Looking for love: Hannah’s Story

At age 19, I had been looking for love in all the wrong places. I was in an unhealthy and destructive relationship when, to my shock, my home pregnancy test came up positive. My boyfriend immediately told me I had multiple options for my pregnancy, but I...

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Valued and wanted: Adrianna’s story

Valued and wanted: Adrianna’s story

Three weeks late.Three positive home pregnancy tests.Three thousand miles away from her family.Desperately hoping that all of her home pregnancy tests were defective, Adrianna drove alone to WISH Medical. She remembered hearing a radio ad about having a...

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A Complete Transformation: Cara’s Story

A Complete Transformation: Cara’s Story

When Cara* came through our doors seeking a pregnancy test last winter, she was overwhelmed with the pressures of college and couldn’t imagine taking on parenthood. She felt pressure from her boyfriend to get an abortion, and was fairly certain that it was...

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Meet Our CEO

Meet Our CEO

Greetings! Let me introduce myself:  My name is Michelle Ellinwood, and I am so excited to be stepping into the very big shoes of Steve Davis. I so much appreciate Steve’s leadership, along with the gifted and compassionate team of ministry leaders,...

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Two Days and Twelve Minutes: Talitha’s Story

Two Days and Twelve Minutes: Talitha’s Story

In the middle of Finals Week 2014 at the University of Idaho, I took a different kind of test at WISH Medical. The results: positive. I was pregnant. My mind was filled with shame, guilt, fear, and panic. I had just turned 19 and my mind, as well as the...

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One Single Mom’s Journey to God

One Single Mom’s Journey to God

During our morning staff meeting last week, we were moved to tears as we read another letter from a client. This letter was much more than a thank you—it symbolized a single mom’s journey to God. Four years ago, we were blessed to meet a client who was...

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Generational Love: Diane’s Story

Generational Love: Diane’s Story

Diane wasn’t quite our typical patient. Greying slightly, worry lines tracing her face, tears slipped from her eyes as she spilled her heart to her advocate. She had come to us for advice. Her granddaughter had just told her she was pregnant. As a single...

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Eighteen and Pregnant: Kayla’s Story

Eighteen and Pregnant: Kayla’s Story

Kayla stared in disbelief at the reading on the home pregnancy test. Positive, just like the other four. She couldn’t wrap her mind around being pregnant. She was only eighteen. She had plans to go to college, get straight A’s, and apply to medical school. How did a...

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