Florida State Council

Knights of Columbus

Council 5407 Donates $10,000 to the Jacksonville Women’s Help Center

On April 14, 2012, Patrick D. Brill, Grand Knight of North Jacksonville Council 5407, presented a $10,000 check to Mr. Jim Radloff, President of the Women’s Help Center Board. The donation, from the councils Charity Fund, will be used to help with the expenses of the Center which provides help and support for pregnant women in crisis.

Council 5407 is located at 1429 Broward Rd. in Jacksonville and the Women’s Help Center is located at 4209 University Blvd S in Jacksonville.

Attending the presentation were sixteen (11) members of the Council, six (6) Sir Knights representing two Jacksonville 4th Degree Assemblies, District Deputy Pete Grondin and two Women’s Help Center volunteers.

The Center, which was established in 1990, provides a variety of free services and programs to meet the needs of its clients and of the community. Their services include:

•Free Pregnancy Tests
•Accurate Information on Pregnancy Options
•Maternity and Baby Clothes Available for Clients
•Prenatal, Infant Care Education, Parenting Classes; Birth – Teens
•Referrals to Community Resources and Agencies
•Post Abortion Counseling and Support Groups