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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...

August 22, 2014
Intimacy National Bra Drive in October

INTIMACY {bra fit stylists} 16 Stores Host Bra Drives

June 28, 2014
Take the Pledge and Show Your Support

Hundreds of people have volunteered with Free The Girls since 2010. Whether you had a bra drive, host a drop-off location at your business, donated time/talents, or served as volunteer at one of our Colorado events, we can’t begin to thank each of your for your service and commitment to helping survivors of sex trafficking in...

June 24, 2014
Frequently Asked Questions

What is Free The Girls mission? Free The Girls helps women rescued from sex trafficking in developing countries to re-enter the workforce selling bras in the second-hand clothing markets. Through the collection of bras in western countries, we educate people and organizations worldwide about...

June 20, 2014
June 2014 Celebrating Freedom Newsletter

Inside This Issue Free The Girls Partners with Mission To El Salvador FAWCO Matching Funds Challenge Ends June 30  Meet FTG Inventory Manager Pam Gumns BRAlapalooza 2014   Free The Girls Partners with Mission To El Salvador The billboard sign...

June 19, 2014
Meet FTG Inventory Manager Pam Gumns

Pam Gumns has volunteered with Free The Girls since 2011. Pam’s responsibilities as a volunteer evolved over time from organizing bra drives to overseeing the bra inventory sorting process. In April 2014, Free The Girls hired Pam as our part-time Inventory Manager. We are pleased to introduce you to Pam, in her own...

June 19, 2014
Providing Job Opportunities to Survivors in El Salvador

The billboard sign in San Salvador reads, “La trata de mujeres es un delito. Levantemos nuestra voz.” which translates as, “Trafficking in women is a crime. Lift up our voice.” This is a significant step for a country in which, only a year ago, the topic of human trafficking was virtually absent from the...

June 19, 2014
June 30 Deadline for Matching Funds Challenge

The Federation of American Women Clubs Overseas (FAWCO) has committed to providing Free The Girls with a generous financial boost over the next two years by raising money to help support our growth and domestic infrastructure. As part of that support, FAWCO has secured a $5,000 commitment in matching funds for individual...

June 13, 2014
Visiting Mozambique: A Mom’s Story

The time was the 2006-2007 school year. I lived in Denver, CO with my sister and brother-in-law, Amy and Dave Terpstra. They often discussed the idea of being missionaries in Mozambique, Africa. I asked them, what do you really want to do there? My sister’s response was simple, she wanted to work with...

May 18, 2014
Five Fabulous Reasons to Register Your Bra Drive or Event

1. We’re here to help!  Our event concierges can help you with ideas, event guidelines, resources, and promo materials like flyers and banners.  Use us.   Really, it’s okay. 2. Publicity!  You want people to show up.  So do we.  The more bras and bucks you collect, the more women we can help.  Let us sing your...