Women WMF recently helped
- 13 years old: A seventh grader with a teenaged boyfriend. We helped with $250.
- 14 years old: A ninth grader, one of six children, was raped by a 26-year-old. As the pregnancy progressed, she considered suicide. In the late second trimester, she needed to travel out-of-state. We were one of three funds helping her; we helped with $500.
- 15 years old: A high school sophomore was raped by an 18-year-old. The rape was reported to police. Her mother earns $800 monthly from a factory job. We helped with $400.
- 16 years old: A high school junior was raped by a stranger. It was reported to the police. We helped with $400.
- 19 years old: A woman was living with her 5-month-old in a facility for the homeless and suffering from depression. Her 26-year-old impregnator was no help. The clinic gave her reduced rate; we helped with $200.
- 24 years old: A woman, married, with no children, had a fetal abnormality: a severe case of hydrops, an oversized placenta producing extra fluid, the left side of the heart not developing, kidney failure, a huge cyst on the neck bigger than the head. We helped with $400.
- 25 years old: A student in medical training with stage 3 breast cancer and one three-year-old child. We helped with $400.
- 33 years old: A woman with four children: twin 11-year-olds, 9, and 6. She has seizures and serious depression. Her 6-year-old, born at 2 pounds, has cerebral palsy and had a stroke. Her husband was unemployed. We helped with $400.
- 19 years old: A woman with two children, 4 and 1, was raped by a stranger at a party. We helped with $300.
- 20 years old: A woman with one child, age 3, and sickle cell anemia was date raped. We helped with $400.
- 23 years old: A woman with four kids, one to five years old, wanted her tubes tied after her second child, but was told she was too young. We helped with $300.
- 33 years old: A woman with one child, age 12, who has Duchenne muscular distrophy. We helped with $400.
- 22 years old: A woman with two kids, 3 and 1, asked to get her tubes tied, but was denied. She was told that since both her children were girls, she should have a boy before having her tubes tied. We helped with $200.
Annie Laurie Gaylor
Board of Directors
Annie Laurie Gaylor
Jean M. MacCubbin
Prof. Robert West