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Coming Soon… Did You Know Campaign

We are so excited to work with young creatives like Christin as we kick off our latest project called the "Did You Know Campaign." This project will incorporate this young photographers art with sex trafficking stats and survivor quotes to help us create awareness via our social media channels. It's going to be a creative

By |March 23rd, 2017|News & Events|

Christy’s Cause Receives Grant from Wells Fargo Foundation

Christy’s Cause Receives Grant from Wells Fargo Foundation Grant funds “Taylor’s Story,” a film about sex trafficking Watch Taylor's Story (Estero, Fla. – March 15, 2017) --- Christy’s Cause, a non-profit working to eradicate child sex trafficking through education, public awareness, restoration projects, and justice initiatives, has received a $4,000 grant from the Wells Fargo

By |March 21st, 2017|News & Events|

2nd Annual R4TC = Huge Success!!!

Bright and early Saturday morning colorful neon orange and aqua blue tutu's welcomed participants as volunteers waved encouraging signs such as "You Look Great" and "You = Awesome." It was an amazing day as over 400 participants raised money and awareness to fight child sex trafficking in our community. "This is an extremely heavy topic",

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

eBella: Collaborating to Crush Human Trafficking

Christy's Cause was excited to be a part of a roundtable discussion hosted by eBella Magazine for more than a dozen local representatives of key organizations with common goals in the fight against human trafficking. While each agency works to end the atrocities of human trafficking in its own way everyone agrees we have a

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

Reflecting on 2016 – Goals for 2017

It is hard to believe Christy’s Cause celebrated its one year anniversary earlier this month. Time has a way of moving so quickly. I am often so focused on the future, and what needs to be done, that I don’t take the time to stop and celebrate what has been accomplished. Today, I want to

By |January 21st, 2017|News & Events|

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

As we focus on National Human Trafficking Awareness Day today, let's think about ways we can fight for the 21 million trapped in modern day slavery around the world. #freedomfighter #christyscause

By |January 11th, 2017|News & Events|

Run 4 The Cause Feb 25, 2017

Click Here For More Info & To Register “Run 4 The Cause”, a 5K Fun Run & Walk to support Christy’s Cause will take place on Saturday, February 25, 2017 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

By |January 4th, 2017|News & Events|

Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2016

Almost a third of trafficking victims are children: UNODC report Children make up almost a third of all human trafficking victims worldwide, according to the Global Report on Trafficking in Persons 2016 released by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Additionally, women and girls comprise 71 per cent of human trafficking victims. Global

By |December 27th, 2016|News & Events|

Get Help!

text HELP or INFO to BeFree (233733) If you or someone you know is being forced into commercial sex get help! Texts are SAFE & CONFIDENTIAL

By |November 20th, 2016|News & Events|

Former FBI Agent Challenges Students to End Human Trafficking

“You have to understand, anybody can become a victim of human trafficking. Boys and girls. Men and women. Human beings are trafficked in the United States,” Brewer, a former FBI special agent, told a group of Midland University students on Friday. “We know that human trafficking is the second-fastest growing criminal enterprise -- second behind

By |September 11th, 2016|News & Events|