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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

INSIDE THIS ISSUEBRAlapalooza Is Right Around The CornerFree The Girls T-shirt Design ContestHelp Sustain Our Programs With Monthly Giving  

September 5, 2014
BRAlapalooza is Right Around the Corner!

This year’s Auction offerings will include bras decorated by the women in our program, like the one pictured here, hand beaded by Elena from El Salvador.   We’re having so much fun gearing up for the Second Annual BRAlapalooza fundraising gala on October 4th!  Registration is open...

September 5, 2014
Shirt Design Contest

From subtle simplicity to edgy abstraction, let your inner artist run wild!   Who knows best what the next Free The Girls t-shirt should look like? YOU, our incredible, fashionable supporters!  Free The Girls is pleased to announce we are now accepting designs for...

September 3, 2014
How Does Clean Water Help Prevent Human Trafficking?

I was nine or ten years old when I came across the word “prostitute” in a joke book and asked my mom what it meant. I don’t recall what her answer was, although I know she gave me some explanation.   From there I formed some primitive understanding of what a prostitute was, and I could not...

September 1, 2014
The Face of Human Trafficking in El Salvador

    Who is buying young girls in El Salvador? Businessmen, radio announcers, and television personalities. As of now, these clients remain faceless and nameless.   This blog originally appeared on

August 28, 2014
Talking to Kids about Human Trafficking

I choose not to shield my son from the horrible things, because the horrible things need people like him to help fix them. There are a lot of moments in a child’s life that make their parents stop and think. I had one of these the other day. Recently I began to volunteering for Free The...