The Challenge: Fight Human Trafficking

 

A subject that is near and dear to my heart is Human Trafficking.  I first became aware of what is was when I was at work and I meet my first victim.  She told me her story and I was so torn inside.  It was a sad story and yet she was a strong women and was successful in helping family with similar issues.  After that encounter I just could not seem to get enough information but it was hard to come by, there just was not a lot of information.  I went to a pastors conference with my husband and it delighted me that an organization was there called Destiny Rescue.  Sometimes the Church does not want to talk about some of the ugliest thing that are happening in our sinful world.  I was so thankful that this conference was shining the light on the darkness of human trafficking.

Destiny Rescue exists to Rescue, Restore, Protect, Empower and be a Voice for the Voiceless.  They have several ways that you can get involved

  1. Give money
  2. Sponsor a child
  3. Fund a project
  4. Rescue a child for $1500

And between November 22- 30 you can shop at Family Christian Store who  is donating to Destiny Rescue.  Below is the Challenge from their website:

Our Challenge begins November 22. By shopping with us through November 30th, you’ll help rescue those enslaved in the sex trade and keep them safe. Our goal is to help our partner, Destiny Rescue, start their program in the Dominican Republic, a country that desperately needs their efforts.

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I was delighted to hear two of my favorite organizations are working together on helping the victims of human trafficking.  And you can help by just shopping and it is just in time for Christmas.

It has been about 5 years since I met that first girl and I am so glad that God put her into my life.  The center that she works at has opened my eyes to many things I was so blind to before.

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