Camellia's Story

At Week 18 of her pregnancy, Camellia was already in labor, confined to days on end of bed rest. With calls and text messages, Nurse Sharon was able to give her much needed encouragement. Camellia's partner expressed his gratitude: “You hardly knew us, yet you made sure we had food, when we were focused on just getting gas [to visit our child in the hospital].”

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2017 GOL Graduation Salutes 80 Women

Mona Davis - Monday, May 15, 2017


Kudos to Gift of Life Foundation's 2017 program graduates. The group of women were recognized during a ceremony at First Baptist Church on May 11. Restauranteur , motivational speaker and author Martha Hawkins, owner of Martha's Place, was the guest speaker. She encouraged the graduates to never give up on their dreams and to remember the mentoring they'd received through the Gift of Life. Each graduate received a certificate of completion by their Gift of Life nurse or social worker.