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All Your Questions Answered: Bridgercare & Planned Parenthood

As everyone knows, Bridgercare stands with Planned Parenthood! Bridgercare and Planned Parenthood work closely together and fully support one other, so we get a lot of questions as to who does what, where, and why. As family planning and reproductive healthcare are highlighted in the national spotlight, we figured we’d dig in into what makes [...]

2019-06-20T14:49:12-06:00June 5th, 2019|Education and Parent Resources|

Growing Up With GYNO

Reflections on the 4-point plan By Sofia Shomento, daughter of Dr. Stacy Shomento, OB-GYN, REI.   When my younger brother came home from his 6th grade puberty talk he declared, “they got most of it right...” For my siblings and me, the lousy ‘stork explanation’ of where babies come from didn’t cut it, not even [...]

2019-05-28T10:06:13-06:00May 28th, 2019|Education and Parent Resources, Humor|

GiveBig 2019 Wrap-up: We Own Our Own Clinic!

It is official! As GiveBig came to a close, we now own our own clinic!!! #cantstopwontstop #GoBigOrGoBuildANewClinic We would like to send a huge thank-you to all of you who either donated during Give Big, asked others to donate during Give Big, and/or came to our donor lounge at Bozone! Many of you gave generously [...]

2019-05-20T16:15:02-06:00May 20th, 2019|Fundraising, New Clinic, Our Board, Our Staff|

Free Condoms? Where to Find Them in South-Central Montana

Throughout the United States, rates of sexually transmitted infection continue to rise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that from 2013 to 2017, syphilis rates nearly doubled, chlamydia remained at record highs, and gonorrhea cases increased by 67%. The CDC estimates that 1.1 million people in the US have HIV, but 1 [...]

2019-03-26T11:27:05-06:00March 26th, 2019|Clinic Services, Education and Parent Resources|

Everything You Need To Know About The Birth Control Pill

So you’re in your appointment at Bridgercare, and you’ve decided that you want to use the birth control pill. They’re affordable, safe and effective (as long you take them every day at the same time). However, birth control pills aren’t all the same, so how do you and your provider decide which pill is the [...]

2019-03-13T10:58:05-06:00March 13th, 2019|Clinic Services, Education and Parent Resources|

Sweet Tooth Ball 2019: Taking Names and Breaking Records for Birth Control 💪🍰🌈

Sweet Tooth Ball 2019 was the biggest ever! And we are celebrating! Thanks to all of you, Bridgercare's Sweet Tooth Ball has been growing significant the past 4 years, and yet again, this year's ball was one for the books! Between the beloved live band, 180 silent auction items and mystery bags, and a packed dance [...]

2019-02-27T18:06:00-06:00February 27th, 2019|Fundraising, New Clinic, Patient Stories|

101 Ways to Make Love Without Doing It, in the Gallatin Valley: 2019 Edition

No one can deny that the Gallatin Valley has changed (a lot) in the last few decades. Population has grown by about 20,000 since 1995, and Bozeman is now ranked the fastest-growing area of its size in the nation. Montana State University has drawn attention nationally and globally- in 2018, 46% of students were out [...]

2019-02-14T14:32:02-06:00February 14th, 2019|Education and Parent Resources, Humor|

Sweet Tooth Ball 2019 is 2 Weeks Away!

Join us for the 32nd Annual Sweet Tooth Ball at The Commons - a fundraiser to support Bridgercare's new clinic! All the funds raised will be matched by an anonymous donor. Bridgercare's Sweet Tooth Ball fundraiser is Saturday, February 9th at the Commons in Bozeman.  Doors open at 7pm and it will be an inspiring and fun evening filled [...]

2019-01-24T17:58:00-06:00January 24th, 2019|Fundraising|

Ways you can give more AND save more on your taxes!

Given the new tax law, many Bridgercare donors have asked how they can stretch their dollars to make the biggest impact. First off, we commend you for your selfless and fiscally savvy attitude! Secondly, here are four ways to give to Bridgercare that may save you money on your taxes: Give appreciated securities. When you [...]

2018-12-26T15:53:57-06:00December 26th, 2018|Fundraising|

Yasmine’s Story

My name is Yasmine Jarecke and I am a junior in the Nursing Program at Montana State University's Honors College. I grew up in Joliet, Montana, a little town of just over 600 people. My mother immigrated from Syria in 1967 and my dad is a photojournalist from Nebraska. While visiting family in Syria, I have [...]

2018-12-12T18:37:08-06:00December 12th, 2018|Clinic Services, Fundraising, Patient Stories|

Bridgercare is thankful for…

YOU! We are so thankful for you. These last 2 years have been incredibly challenging and you have always had our back. You have lifted us up when we needed you most. We are deeply grateful to each of you in our local community and across our nation who have taken a stand to support affordable, accessible, [...]

2018-11-21T19:15:46-06:00November 21st, 2018|New Clinic, Our Staff|