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Our Story

Our History...

  • 1971:   Birthright opens an office in the St. Cloud Hospital
      Calls transferred from hospital nursery to homes of Founders, Alice Brown and Flo Sullivan.
  • 1980:   First full-time paid Executive Director, Mary Ann Fitzgerald, hired. 
                  Treasure Chest Gift Store Opens to support Birthright.          
               Birthright moves to St. Cloud Hospital Annex.
  • 1987:   Name changes to Birthline, Inc.
  • 1988:   Office moved to Memorial Medical Building.
  • 1991:   First Annual Festival of Life Celebration, now known as Evening for Life.
  • 1994:   Birthline moves to River house located near the St. Cloud Hospital.
  • 1999:   New client tracking program installed.
                  First Birthline website created.
  • 2000:   Mary Ann Fitzgerald retires after 20 years of dedicated service to Birthline.
                  She is replaced by Linda Allen, Executive Director.          
       HEART program begins.
  • 2002:   Stepping Stones program begins.
                  Ultrasound machine donated by Health Partners.
  • 2003:   Expanded HEART curriculum.
                  Breastfeeding Support Group begins.
  • 2005:   National DONA Training hosted by Birthline for Doula Volunteers.
  • 2006:   Birthline receives first Positive Alternatives Grant offered from the Minnesota  Department of                           Health
                  Birthline moves to Germain Professional Building.
  • 2008:   Birthline hires Executive Director, Carrie Tripp.
  • 2011:   Ultrasound Machine donated by local and state Knights of Columbus.
  • 2012:   Staff becomes certified in Sexual Risk Avoidance Education and Real Essentials Curriculum.
  • 2016:   Mike Stalboerger joins Birthline as first male Executive Director.
                  Increased office space to serve client needs.
  • 2017:   Birthline announces new Executive Director, Tammy Lindell.
  • 2018:   New Executive Director, SuLynn Williams, is announced.
  • 2019:   Name changes to Elevate Pregnancy and Family Resource Center.
                  Elevate moves into strip mall near the Crossroads Center.

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