Queen of All Saints Council #13195

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Press Releases Knights of Columbus Council # 13195 has partnered with Options for Women of California

March 2, 2015 – Concord, CA

Options-Pic2On Monday, March 2, 2015, Knights of Columbus donated $3,300 to assist Options for Women (OFW), giving OFW additional funding to reach underserved women of Contra Costa County. OFW is a pro-life, faith-based organization that has been serving the community since 1984 and offers the following free services: ultrasounds, pregnancy testing, pregnancy options counseling, abstinence education, and screening for chlamydia and gonorrhea. OFW has strong partnerships with local women’s shelters, adoption agencies, and government health programs.

Presenting the gift to OFW at their new and expanded location (5167 Clayton Rd) was Bill DeSmet and Arnie Knipp, of the Respect Life Committee for Knights of Columbus Council #13195 from Queen of All Saints Parish. Representing OFW: Blayne Wittig – Executive Director, Larkin McGowan – Donor and Marketing Manager, Meagan Webb – Development Director, Tanya Lewis- Volunteer Nurse


Options for Women and Knights of Columbus


December 3, 2014 – Concord, CA


knights check 2Knights of Columbus Council # 13195 with Queen of All Saints in Concord, CA, has partnered with Options for Women to assist them with the necessary equipment for their first mobile clinic, East Bay Imaging.


Options for Women is a prolife, faith-based organization that has been serving the community since 1984. The purpose and vision for East Bay Imaging is to expand Options’ services, enabling them to reach under-served women in the community. East Bay Imaging offers free ultrasound, pregnancy testing & verification for Social Services, pregnancy options counseling, and limited screening for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea.


On Wednesday, Dec. 3, Knights of Columbus donated $1,200 to assist Options in purchasing a mobile cart which is needed to hold the portable ultrasound equipment in the exam room.


Representing Options for Women is: Leslie Thaxton – Executive Director, Aimee Harris – Nurse Manager, and Bill Whitford – Driver & Maintenance Supervisor.



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This year any monies raised will  be used to purchase wheelchairs for  our Vetrans.


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