Carolyn Williams and Ann Marie Brokmeier are case managers at the Baltimore Abortion Fund. Also contributing to this piece from BAF are Brigitte Winter and Lynn McCann.
Last month, the Supreme Court declined to block Texas’ restrictive 6-week abortion ban. And later this year, the same nine justices will decide whether to overturn Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion in the U.S. exactly 49 years ago as of Jan. 22.Read more
The Maryland Abortion Access Alliance (MAAA) has become BAF Practical Support. Learn more about the transition and what that means for BAF's callers.Read more
BAF is excited to kick off our Taco or Beer Challenge for 2021 this week! The Taco or Beer Challenge is an easy way for you to enjoy your favorite food & drink while supporting BAF! The challenge will start on August 17 and run through September 12, so you'll have plenty of time to join us.Read more
Thanks to BAF’s amazing community, our annual Fund-a-Thon raised over $100,000 for abortion access in Maryland. We are deeply grateful for this support. Our Fund-a-Thon usually raises the money we need to support our callers for a full year. Unfortunately, this is not a typical year.
In January, the network of nonprofits that support abortion funding across the United States experienced a devastating shift in how a group of anonymous philanthropists provide funding to pregnant individuals who are unable to afford abortions. These donors fund the Justice Funds, a muti-million dollar program jointly managed and administered by the National Abortion Federation and Planned Parenthood.
Unconscionably, these changes come in the midst of a global pandemic, when we know individuals across the United States are facing financial turmoil and uncertainty.Read more