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MISSION STATEMENT

Azar House Pregnancy Resource Center is a Christ centered ministry that desires to come along side women and men facing pregnancy decisions and to empower them to choose life for their unborn child.

 

Azar House addresses the broad range of needs that the residents of our community have when dealing with an unexpected pregnancy. We strive to ensure each woman understands all of her pregnancy options and has the practical support she needs to make a well educated choice.

Azar House is a Christ-centered ministry demonstrating his love to people in crisis pregnancies (Matthew 25:40 & Colossians 3:23-24).  The name comes from the Hebrew word “azar,” which means “to help, to come alongside.”

We are a private 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, relying on the generosity of our wonderful community for financial support. We have Hearts to Hear and Hands to Help.

 

OUR STAFF

 

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Sandy Snow, Director

Sandy and her husband Chris enjoy living in Star Valley. They have two sons. Their oldest son and wife and grandson enjoy living in Star Valley also. Their youngest son lives in Vancouver, Washington.

Sandy worked at the Bakersfield Pregnancy Center in Bakersfield, California from 2002 to 2008 on staff as their Client Services Coordinator and Volunteer Coordinator. In 2008, she volunteered her time at Abba House, PRC in Lander, WY. She and her family moved to Star Valley in 2009, when she started volunteering for Turning Point, PRC in Jackson, WY. She soon went on staff as Center Director where she served for four years. After retiring from a staff position in Jackson, she was offered a board position at Turning Point, PRC and she served for three years, ending as Vice Chair. She resigned her board position in Jackson in order to open Azar House PRC, where she currently serves as Director.


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Maggie McCaslin, Administrator

Maggie was born and raised in Concord, California. She followed her heart to Colorado, where she studied at Colorado State University. After earning her Bachelor’s of Science in Equine Science she began her career in Star Valley, WY as a veterinary technician and practice manager for a local veterinary hospital. After 10 years with the vet hospital, she and her husband Casey adopted their beautiful daughter. Maggie decided to stay home with their daughter, leaving her position as practice manager.

It was during the trials of infertility, and through the process of adopting her daughter that Maggie’s heart desired to learn more about how she could help those in need in similar situations. Azar House, PRC is the perfect fit. She looks forward to helping women and men and their families through the many services that Azar House offers.


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Cherie Jones, Client Services & Volunteer Coordinator

Cherie and her husband Warren have lived in Star Valley for 24 years. They have 4 children. Their son Gregg is married and has 2 children and lives in Minneapolis. Their daughter Leslie and her husband live in Logan, Utah. Their daughter Katie and son Ian currently live at home.

Cherie served as chairman of Christian Women’s Club in California. She has been a women’s bible study leader for 25 years, has lead women’s ministries and been the church clerk for her church. She was an advocate for 6 years with The Turning Point Domestic Violence shelter and currently serves on their Board of Directors.


KatinaKatina Krajniak, BSN RN, Nurse Manager

Katina recently relocated with her family from her hometown of Long Beach, California.  She has been a registered nurse for nineteen years and has focused working in women’s health.  Her career includes working with mothers and babies during post-partum and newborn nursery, teaching and empowering them on mothering skills.  She is a Lactation Educator since 2010 and a Certified Diabetes Educator (2012); specializing in assisting women with Gestational diabetes and pre-existing diabetes during their high-risk pregnancies.

Katina has also been trained to work with women during challenging times.  She has been involved in Horizon Pregnancy Resource Center in Huntington Beach, California since 2012.  Since her move, she has been working at Turning Point in Jackson and also at Star Valley Medical Center in Afton.

Most importantly, Katina is excited with the opportunity to invest in the community of women in Star Valley at Azar House.


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Our Amazing Volunteers

Azar House, PRC wouldn’t function without its’ volunteers. Our center is based on the giving hearts of the people who give of what is so valuable: their time. Our volunteers come from all backgrounds, are variable in ages and cultures and are here solely to help you.  They have hearts to hear, and hands to help!