Deaconess Pregnancy and Adoption Services highlighted for valuable service to pregnant women and families.
Attorney General E. Scott Pruitt today presented a check for $1,000 on behalf of Blue Bell Creameries for Deaconess Pregnancy and Adoption Services (DPAS).
“It is an honor to present this check on behalf of Blue Bell Creameries in support of the valuable services DPAS provides women and families,” Pruitt said. “Thousands of Oklahomans have been enriched and blessed by the generosity of DPAS and the dedicated people who care about strengthening families throughout the state.”
Deaconess executive director Dierdre McCool accepted the check during a ceremony at the service’s headquarters in northwest Oklahoma City.
“We deeply appreciate the generous contribution from Attorney General Pruitt,” McCool said. “Financial support is a crucial component for our agency to continue its life-altering services to the children, women and families of Oklahoma.”
Founded in 1900 on the unsettled plains of Indian Territory, Deaconess Pregnancy and Adoption Services is the premier, care-oriented adoption agency in the Oklahoma City area. Serving the entire state of Oklahoma, the service has helped more than 10,000 women in crisis and has created more than 5,000 new families through adoption.
Deaconess Pregnancy and Adoption Services helps women in crisis pregnancy, aids couples through adoption and works with adopted children to reconnect with their birth families.
For more information on Deaconess Pregnancy and Adoption Services, go online to www.deaconessadoption.org or call (405) 949-4200, (800) 567-6631.