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August 20, 2015
Packing Party!

Free The Girls has no designated office space. All of our staff work remotely from home on their own computers which makes for a lot of emails and phone calls with very little overhead costs. One of the downsides, though, is that staff seldom gets to be a part of the entire process of collecting and shipping bras. This summer, we had...

August 14, 2015
FAQ

Jump to answers by clicking on the question: TOP   What is Free The Girls mission? Is Free The...

June 10, 2015
Bra Drive Rewards

  Free The Girls is pleased to introduce our new Bra Drive Incentive Program. We are grateful for our bra drive organizers and want to send you FREE stuff as a thank you for being a super-star supporter! The program rewards supporters with free t-shirts for all their dedication and advocacy as Everyday Abolitionist.

June 10, 2015
FREEdom In A Box

  When the truck door rolled open to reveal 5 tall pallets of boxes emblazoned with the Free The Girls logo, Evelyn and the group of women waiting with her began to cheer and laugh. Most of the people gathered to help unload the truck had been unconsciously holding their...

June 8, 2015
MOPS Are Amazing

MOPS International has been partnering with Free The Girls to collect bra donations from their local communities for quite some time now. Recently we have had such an influx of donations from them that we felt we needed to celebrate! MOPS, you have blown us away with your ability to bring bras in! MOPS groups all over the country have...

May 28, 2015
ProvideInc and Lorla’s Team Up

  When Lorla’s and ProvideInc put out the word that they were hosting a bra drive again in 2015, the response was overwhelming! As a result of the efforts of these two long-time Michigan supporters of Free The Girls, lots of bras and bucks were collected to help provide economic empowerment to...

May 28, 2015
A Man With An Umbrella

One of the more frequently asked questions about our program is this: How did Free The Girls come up with the idea that gently-used bras could help provide job opportunities for survivors of sex trafficking? In 2010, Free The Girls founders Dave and Amy Terpstra were getting ready to move their family to Mozambique to become...

May 14, 2015
Up Close and Personal with Executive Director Courtney

Free The Girls is excited to introduce you to our new Executive Director Courtney Skiera-Vaughn! Click here to read more about what’s happening with co-founder and outgoing Executive Director Kimba...

May 13, 2015
Do You Live in One of These 17 States?

Is your state on our list? We are looking for drop-off locations in Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, West Virginia, or Wyoming. If you own or manage a business, school, church, or other...

May 12, 2015
Economic Empowerment In El Salvador

One of the most frequently asked questions from our supporters is, “How long can a woman stay in Free The Girls program selling bras?”   However long it takes. We know that every woman’s journey is different....