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March 16, 2015
Everyday Abolitionist Bra Drive Handouts

Free The Girls is pleased to announce we now have Everyday Abolitionist Bra Drive Handouts for bra drive organizers to use at their upcoming events! The handouts will be part of our new resource for bra drive organizers: Bra Drive Packets in quantities of 25 and 50 available for purchase in the Resource section of our store...

February 16, 2015
El Salvador Needs Bras

In-country program staff person, Evelyn, sorting bras for the Free The Girls program through Mission To El Salvador When our partners at Mission to El Salvador (MTES) started a Free The Girls...

February 16, 2015
What Is An Everyday Abolitionist

Five years ago, I would have never thought of myself as an abolitionist.  In my mind, slavery ended in the United States in 1865 and, along with it, went the abolitionist movement. Enter Free The Girls with their cheeky name and catchy slogan, “Donate a Bra. Give a Former Slave a...

February 12, 2015
“Former pastor collects women’s underwear–but for good reason”

Free The Girls Co-Founder and Global Director, Dave Terpstra, is interviewed by Jonathan Merritt, senior columnist for Religion News Service: “Bras are the hottest item in the second-hand clothing market. So...

January 16, 2015
“I’m A Businesswoman!”

A story from our partners at Kwagala Project in Uganda: This year, Kwagala Project teamed up with Free the Girls, a Mozambique-based...

December 22, 2014
Constance’s Christmas Wish

Recidivism. It isn’t a topic anyone wants to hear about when it comes to the women in our job creation program. But recidivism is part of the reality of working with broken people. Meet Constance. She has a dry wit. She can deadpan a joke so well her listeners are left baffled, or in stitches. Constance is the mother of a fun...

December 22, 2014
All I Want For Christmas

Melissa Watson is a volunteer member of our Board of Directors and serves as our part-time National Director. She lives in Phoenix with her husband Mac. It’s no secret that Free The Girls is not just my job, it’s a passion. Looking forward to 2015, FTG is excited about the possibility...

December 21, 2014
Providing Financial Freedom for Survivors of Sex Trafficking

Jon Snyder, from Free The Girls partner program Mission To El Salvador, teaching a finance class to the women in our El Salvador program. Meet Marta. She grew up in one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in El Salvador where gangs rule with violence and fear. As a teenager, she was exploited by one of the gangs...

November 5, 2014
Mozambique Needs Bras

Today our partners in Mozambique sent us a picture of their bra inventory storage unit. We are pleased that the program is doing so well and the girls there are selling bras with so much success. However, with that success comes a dwindling supply of inventory. We want to ship a full container of 600+ boxes of bras (that is...

September 7, 2014
September 2014 Celebrating Freedom Newsletter

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