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One Beautiful Life at a Time : The unfolding story of W.I.N.G.S. Maternity Home

by Jenny Svetec

“Using the power of education, biblical truth and a loving community, Marion and her team of volunteers work to break the negative cycles associated with unwanted pregnancy."

In 2009, Marion Cozens established a refuge for homeless, pregnant women. She named it W.I.N.G.S. (for Waiting, Investing, Nurturing, Growing and Soaring) Maternity Home. Her intention was to rebuild broken women into healthy moms. Marion, a former businesswoman and single parent of four daughters, renovated her personal residence, sought formal group home status, and then began sharing the home’s mission with local churches, businesses and community leaders. 

The mission of W.I.N.G.S. is as clear as the bright pink font on its website ( 
“Our Mission is to shelter and educate homeless, pregnant and parenting young women by assisting in providing comprehensive services that empower them to....

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This article appears in the May/June2016 Issue of testimony. 
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