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.,
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
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
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
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!!!
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
“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
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
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
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.