About JPII

informing minds. transforming hearts. saving lives.

A life-saving Mission

The St. JPII Life Center was started in 2010 by Tim and Pat Von Dohlen and Chris and Sheri Danze. Inspired by the life and works of Pope John Paul II and the desire to help women facing unplanned pregnancies, they came together to promote the dignity of life and importance of family in the healthcare and education industries.  

The center is a faith based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is committed to saving babies and mothers from abortion through free pregnancy help services, holistic OB-GYN care, and education programs.

Many mothers who seek out abortions do so because they feel they have no other choice. That’s why the St. JPII Life Center works with Vitae Clinic (private OB-GYN clinic), under one roof. Together we support, empower, and educate women on their choices to make the best decision. In a loving and confidential environment, the JPII Life Center provides free pregnancy services while Vitae Clinic provides reproductive medical care and fertility consulting services. Our pro-life physicians and staff are committed to providing comprehensive care and protecting the unborn.   

JPII Life Center Leadership

Executive Board

Tim Von Dohlen


Patricia Von Dohlen

Vice President

Richard Ames

Vice President

Judy Ames


JPII Board

Robert Hutton

Claudia Hutton

Ben Ruf

Linda Ruf

Bill Moore

Kim Moore

Kelley Lamy

Jay Lamy

Vitae Board

Dr. Lisa Ellis

Dr. Roger Harden

Dr. Jeremy Kalamarides

Dr. Rebekah Sperling

Dr. Kimberley Warfield

Dr. Blake Weidaw

Our Team

Linda Ruf

Linda Ruf

Chief Executive Officer

Sandra Rodriguez

Sandra Rodriguez

Director of Client Services

Abigail Borah

Abigail Borah

Senior Director of Advancement

Atlanta Beal

Atlanta Beal

Advancement Associate

Elyssa Blanco

Elyssa Blanco

Director of Marketing

Cassie Guardiola

Cassie Guardiola

Marketing Specialist

Financial Reports

2021 Report

2020 Report

2019 Report

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