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|

Did You Know Campaign

Intern Christin Reed and Christy Ivie are excited to launch the Did You Know Campaign. This project combines Christin Reed's photography with sex trafficking statistics. Christy said, "It's like a win, win, win. An up and coming young artist has the opportunity to utilize her talents as we highlight photos taken in our community that

By |September 6th, 2017|News & Events|

eBella Magazine: Freedom Fighter

In case you missed the July issue of eBella Magazine click on the link to read the article highlighting Christy's Cause: Freedom Fighter. Thank you eBella, for your willingness to highlight the issue of human trafficking in our community this year through your empowered living series.

By |August 1st, 2017|News & Events|

We always want to pass along great resources that create awareness around our work to eradicate child sex trafficking. Several of us recently watched "I Am Jane Doe" and highly recommend it. The movie was incredibly done and very informative.  "I Am Jane Doe" chronicles the battle that several American mothers are waging on behalf of their middle-school

By |July 28th, 2017|News & Events|

Back in Production

We are back in production with Rob Hoovis at Old Sparky Productions working on our next Public Service Announcement with Laurie Sammons. This two part series is based on her experience mentoring a student who was a victim of human trafficking. It's going to be a POWERFUL and compelling story! We are so proud to partner with

By |July 20th, 2017|News & Events|

How to Talk to Your Kids About Human Trafficking

In the light of breaking news regarding the missing and exploited teen from Lehigh Acres many of you have reached out to us asking how can the community do a better job of preventing the horrific crime of sex trafficking. We have all heard the phrase "it takes a village to raise a child." We

By |June 28th, 2017|News & Events|

US Department of State Trafficking in Persons Report 2017

"Human trafficking is one of the most tragic human rights issues of our time. It splinters families, distorts global markets, undermines the rule of law, and spurs other transnational criminal activity. It threatens public safety and national security. "But worst of all, the crime robs human beings of their freedom and their dignity. That's why

By |June 28th, 2017|News & Events|