Unemployment and job reduction in our nation are at an all-time high. Many in our communities are finding themselves in situations they have never experienced before. The need for help with food for many is just one example. Yet there are others in our communities that are eager to help during these unprecedented times.
'You and Me Forever' perfectly symbolizes Pat Bradley's turning point. It brought to light the remarkable story of the birth of Crisis Aid International. "When you’re on a mission. When God puts this thing in your heart, and you really find it, it is not work, it’s a privilege..."
Sonjia's story is a rare look at the real life of a sex trafficking survivor. This is the harrowing story of her fight to live, find help, health, healing, and restoration through the Crisis Aid U.S. Refuge Home. Together, because some chose to do something - we are making a difference! As a partner of Crisis Aid, thank you for helping us help Sonjia and so many others held captive by sex trafficking both in East Africa and in the U. S. Together, we are making a difference.
Crisis Aid is one of a few organizations in the world which have a physical full-time presence in a police department to support victims of sex trafficking. The situation is real. Thousands of young women and children having everything: their innocence, their bodies, their spirit, their hope, their families, sometimes even their very lives ripped away from them. This is the reality of what children and young adult sex trafficking victims are experiencing in our communities day in, day out.
More than 140 Girls have now graduated!!! Girls who once were trafficked and trapped in the red light district, have GRADUATED from Crisis Aid’s Mercy Chapel Vocational Center with a degree designed to support them for the rest of their lives! These girl's lives are not only saved but free! Free with a new future, hope, and healing.
Thank you for giving the gift of hope and freedom to these girls in desperate need! Here are Pat and a few of the girls in their own words wanting to say: Thank you!
Meet Elsa, This is her story of redemption, hope, restoration, and potential from sex trafficking. She has a changed future because many refused to do nothing. As a partner of Crisis Aid, thank you for helping us help her and so many others held captive by sex trafficking both in East Africa and in the U. S. Together, we are making a difference. Will you choose to do something today to help others?
Excerpt from https://www.crisisaid.org/in-light-of-eternity/ originally produced by RightNow Media with Francis Chan exploring the efforts of Crisis Aid International from feeding programs to anti-sex trafficking efforts and what we can all do to make a difference for people in desperate need.
Watch this short video as one of your girls share her story of coming from a broken past and moving into a promising and hopeful future. Listen as she shares her heart and offers hope to others. We will call her Tanya.