Expecting mothers supported through Ride for Hope

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Revving up their engines to ride for hope. One local organization gathered bikers to provide expecting women with education on pregnancy.

The Community Pregnancy Center is a faith-based organization and says their agency is non-political and provides information to women about all of their options during pregnancy.

They provide everything from material support with diapers and strollers to counseling, and education. One woman who received services as a teenager through CPC decided to give back and is now employed there.

"I sought out help at CPC and they had only been around for a few years at that time. I met up with a woman who wanted to hear my story. She was very compassionate towards me she showed no judgment towards me at all and she just helped to remind me that I had a promising future," says Elizabeth Kretschmer.

Other resources the CPC provides are parenting classes, pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, and adoption information. All of the services are free thanks to fundraisers like the ride for hope.