News

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....

May 3, 2015
Meet Free The Girls New Executive Director

Free The Girls Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Courtney Skiera-Vaughn has been hired as the new Executive Director. Courtney has an impressive background in working with trafficking survivors and non-profits. Most recently, she served as the Country Director in Uganda for

April 24, 2015
Selling Bras In Uganda

When we started our job creation program in Uganda last year, we had over 20 women, eager to sign up and start selling bras. Working in a developing country means working within an ever-changing set of governmental parameters. In Uganda, this meant we could only import new bra inventory. This model didn’t fit within our...

April 18, 2015
Roberta A: Why I Volunteer

  Free The Girls bra collection center in Indiana runs on the support of its many dedicated volunteers. When we moved inventory operations to Duneland Community Church in Chesterton, Indiana in 2012, Roberta A was one of our original volunteers at DCC....

April 16, 2015
Bethany O: Why I Volunteer

I volunteer because I am a Christian and I believe that I’m called to help others however I can. I try to show His love for all people through my actions and words. I believe that through the act of service people can feel that they are loved and that they matter. Volunteering has been a part of my...

April 15, 2015
Rhonda C: Why I Volunteer

I volunteer because when I consider all the hurting souls in the world–the impoverished, the oppressed, the disadvantaged, the marginalized–I know that, without a doubt, I could so easily find myself in their shoes. It is only by God’s grace that I might be in a better place right now. And when I...

April 13, 2015
Ashley K: Why I Volunteer

I volunteer because I have many many privileges that others do not. Some of those privileges give me the ability to make a difference in the lives of others. Some of those privileges allow me the time, money, education, technology and opportunity needed to give of myself to others who are less fortunate. I...

March 16, 2015
Everyday Abolitionist Bra Drive Handouts

Planning a Bra Drive? 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 are part of our new resource for bra drive organizers: Bra Drive Packets in quantities of 25 and 50 are