Stories

April 9, 2014
The Bra Voyage

THE BRA VOYAGE: from your lingerie drawer to employing a survivor of trafficking Free The Girls collects bras to help provide job opportunities to women rescued from sex trafficking in developing countries. But, do you really know what happens to your bra after you donate it to Free The Girls? The process of...

January 15, 2014
Taking Advantage

In the past several years, as I have had the opportunity to spend time with dozens of survivors of sex trafficking in a number of countries, I’ve heard story upon story of how these women were taken advantage of. False promises. Underage girls. Deceitful relatives. Fake friends. Bad business dealings. It is tragic to hear...

January 15, 2014
Improving The Lives Of Women & Girls

Every day, my job allows me to meet amazing people who are interested in the mission of Free The Girls. If I talk to someone long enough, the same question always comes up in some form; everyone wants to know, “How did you get involved with Free The Girls?” In the fall of 2010, human trafficking, particularly sex...

December 8, 2013
Over 100,000 Bras Shipped in 2013

Free The Girls volunteers have been busy this year with bra donations from individuals, bra drives, and retailers. We are on schedule to have received over 120,000 bras in 2013! When we shipped 32,000 bras to Mozambique in 2012, we thought it would take 3-4 years to sell them all.  But the infusion of bra inventory meant we...

December 8, 2013
Free The Girls Jewelry

Just in time for holiday shopping, Free the Girls is pleased to announce it is partnering with Alisa Webster of ASTERrisk Jewelry in Tucson, Arizona, to offer a signature jewelry line. The new pieces include a beautiful, fine silver necklace...

October 2, 2013
How To Be a Human Trafficking Hero

Ever wonder just how your donation to Free The Girls will help the women in our program? It is amazing how much we can do with as little as $10. Donate $10 and help train girls to sell bras. Donate $25 and help provide English lessons for the girls. Donate $100 and help one girl return to school with tuition,...

August 30, 2013
August 2013 Celebrating Freedom Newsletter

Welcome to the first issue of Free The Girls newsletter, Celebrating Freedom! We have big news to share about expansion, donations, and our first ever fundraising gala, BRAlapalooza!

February 18, 2013
“Mozambique or Bust”–watch online!

On February 15, 2013 Free The Girls was honored to be featured in a moving documentary produced by the CNN Freedom Project called “Mozambique or Bust.”  The program is a follow-up to a series of stories CNN Freedom Project did on Free The Girls in 2012 (watch

February 15, 2013
Celebrating Success–Thank You From Mozambique!

Since CNN filmed the arrival of the first shipment of 32,000 bras in Mozambique in July, we’re happy to report that we’ve been able to replicate the results of our successful pilot program and add more women to our program, for a current total of 15—and we’re adding more every month!  The women are selling hundreds of bras...

September 24, 2011
Video Stories

Check out this video of the first three girls in our program: