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So far Christy's Cause has created 55 blog entries.

Freedom Stories

I love this girl! Christin was our first intern and is still an instrumental part of our team after a year and a half. One of my favorite things about Christy’s Cause is having the opportunity to working with amazing and talented young women like Christin, who are passionate about our mission, and give so

By |June 24th, 2018|News & Events|

WeCare: Identify & Treat Victims of Human Trafficking in the Health Care Setting

https://youtu.be/qisUpvfZASo "The facts are that approximately two million adults and children in the United States are victims of human trafficking. And hospital staff are among the most likely people to encounter this hidden population. We've learned from survivors that approximately 87% of them were seen by health care providers while they were under the

By |April 29th, 2018|News & Events|

Human Trafficking Symposium at FGCU

The fourth annual Human Trafficking Symposium will be held on Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Florida Gulf Coast University’s Cohen Center Ballroom.  The symposium is presented by the Department of Justice Studies, Florida Gulf Coast University; the Department of Social Work, Florida Gulf Coast University; and Christy’s Cause, Inc.,

By |April 11th, 2018|News & Events|

Christy’s Cause Announces New Advisory Board Members

We are excited to welcome Lt. Daniel Cote and Francine Donnorummo as they join our current advisory board members Jeff Cecil, Sam Galloway III and Wayne Smith. “Our advisory council consists of thoughtful community leaders who meet once a year to advise our board of directors regarding the impact of our programs and fundraising,” said

By |March 24th, 2018|News & Events|

Christy’s Cause Receives Grant from Wells Fargo Foundation

Christy’s Cause, a non-profit working to eradicate child sex trafficking through education, public awareness, restoration projects, and justice initiatives, has received a $8,875 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation. The grant will fund the airing of “John’s Story,” a public service announcement (PSA) created to bring awareness to and open dialogue about minor male victims

By |March 22nd, 2018|News & Events|

#R4TC18 Huge Success!

Wow, what an awesome way to celebrate St. Patty's Day! Run 4 The Cause 2018 was amazing! Thanks to all of our sponsors, partners, volunteers, runners, walkers, and interns we exceeded raising our $50K goal while celebrating all we accomplished in 2017. It was an honor to host S(He) Will Fade, an activist-artist collective, which

By |March 18th, 2018|News & Events|

#FreedomFighterFriday

We are so excited to announce a new mini series called #FreedomFighterFriday we launched February 9th! Our Christy's Cause team will be giving you a deeper look into what we do and the many people that make it possible. Each week we will focus on an amazing #freedomfighter at #christyscause like our board members, donors, volunteers, partners, and most importantly survivors!!!

By |February 22nd, 2018|News & Events|

It’s Been a Crazy Year and We Are Just Getting Started!

I’m always amazed how fast time flies. It seems like only yesterday that we launched Christy’s Cause, now we are celebrating our second birthday. And wow, it’s been one fast and furious ride! When I step back and reflect on all we have been able to accomplish I am pretty amazed. Thanks to a wonderful

By |January 17th, 2018|News & Events|

Come Out & Get Your St. Patty’s Day Groove On @ R4TC 2018

“Run 4 The Cause," a 5K Fun Run & Walk to support Christy’s Cause will take place on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 22100 S. Tamiami Trail, Estero, FL 33928.   Christy’s Cause is a local non-profit working to eradicate child sex trafficking through education, public awareness, restoration projects, and justice initiatives.  “Less than 1% of

By |January 9th, 2018|News & Events|

John’s Story

We are excited to announce the release of a new public service announcement “John’s Story.”  The goal of this PSA is to bring awareness to and open dialogue about minor male victims of sex trafficking in Southwest Florida and to direct viewers to The National Human Trafficking Hotline and The Florida Abuse Hotline to report

By |November 14th, 2017|News & Events|