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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|

New Partnerships!

Entrepreneurs Michelle Reed, founder of My Hope Organics and Irina Cheva with Beauty Derma Pro are partnering with us! Thank you Michelle and Irina for donating a portion of your sales to Christy's Cause as we fight to eradicate child sex trafficking. Check out My Hope Organic's facial products at www.myhopeorganics.com and hear more about

By |June 26th, 2017|News & Events|

New Report Defining Sex and Labor Trafficking in the US

  Polaris analyzed more than 32,000 cases of human trafficking documented between December 2007 and December 2016 through its operation of the National Human Trafficking Hotline and BeFree Textline—the largest data set on human trafficking in the United States ever compiled and publicly analyzed. Polaris’s research team analyzed the data and developed a classification system that

By |April 27th, 2017|News & Events|

Women’s Legacy Fund 2017 Contributors Spring Luncheon

I had a fabulous time today with a group of brilliant ladies at the Women's Legacy Fund 2017 Contributors Luncheon. Nothing like collaborating with like minded female philanthropists to invest in the next generation of young women. Thank you Southwest Florida Community Foundation for hosting such a lovely, inspiring event. We are better together <3

By |April 7th, 2017|News & Events|

Be An Advocate For Legislative Action

One easy way you can be a Freedom Fighter is to contact your State Representative and Senator and urge them to pass House Bill 665 and Senate Bill 286 supporting Human Trafficking Education in Florida Schools. You can call 1.844.899.9394 OR visit http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/sections/representatives/myrepresentative.aspx to find your elected officials. If these bills are passed a human trafficking education

By |April 7th, 2017|News & Events|