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Wednesday, March 2, 2011

OutREACH Gift Assembly This Saturday & Needs for Children of Survivors

OUTREACH GIFT & CARE PACKAGE ASSEMBLY THIS SATURDAY:  March 5, 9am - 1pm, Barry University.  Beauty From Ashes (BFA) is in need of individuals willing to assemble outREACH & care packages for survivors of commercialized sexual exploitation (CSE) and human sex trafficking.  We need help in making 50-100 gifts.  In 2010, we were producing 25-35 outREACH gifts month, that number doubled when our outREACH program expanded into a second strip club in Fort Myers in January 2011.  We are also in need of inspirational books, bibles, jewelry, toiletries, candy, and gift items to be placed in the gift and care packages.  Items do not have to be identical and can be mailed to 13300 S. Cleveland Ave., Suite 56-623, Fort Myers, FL 33907 or call 239.939.9218 to arrange for pick up.  To support the acquisition of these items, you can also give securely online at  Please notate 'OutREACH'.  For more information, call 239.939.9218.  

CHILDREN OF SEX TRAFFICKING SURVIVORS NEED:  New and gently-used clothes, diapers, wipes, and formula is needed immediately for 8 children ages newborn to 4 years old.  Drop items off at Catholic Charities' central office, located at: 4235 Michigan Link Avenue, Fort Myers, FL.


HUMAN TRAFFICKING 101 & HEARING FROM THE VICTIMS - Tuesday, March 14th, 1pm, Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, North Fort Myers, FL
IT'S NOT GLAMOROUS TEEN AWARENESS, PREVENTION & INTERVENTION - Tuesday, March 29th 5:30pm, Brookwood Girl's Home, Fort Myers, FL.   

:  BFA provides education, in service, and trainings on human trafficking for social service agencies, universities, churches, groups, businesses, and clubs.  To schedule a speaker and for more information, CLICK HERE

WEEKLY BREAKING FREE LIFE SKILLS & SUPPORT GROUP:  Wednesdays at Barry University 1-3pm.   For victims and over-comers of commercialized sexual exploitation and human sex trafficking.  Child care and lunch provided.  Registration required. 

WEEKLY GLOBAL CORPORATE PRAYER:  Join BFA weekly, locally and globally for prayer to abolish slavery and for the organizations reaching, rescuing, restoring and advocating for the victims.  Fridays 8-9am EST.  For more information and prayer guide, 

We care for you and have a team that prays over your every need.  
Submit your prayer request via our website 


DOMESTIC HUMAN SEX TRAFFICKING NEWS:  For the latest in domestic human sex trafficking news, national conferences, documentaries, television specials, movies and more, visit and/or join our facebook fanpage

DONATIONS:  Your partnership is vital for us to continue providing education, advocacy, and reach, rescue and restoration services to victims of commercialized sexual exploitation.  Please consider becoming a partner by giving a year end tax deductible gift today.  For  $25 or more we will send you our  Child of God CD.  For secure online donations, CLICK HERE or mail your check, cash or money order to Beauty From Ashes, 13300 S. Cleveland Ave., Ste, 56-623, Fort Myers, FL 33907.

Thank you for your support.  Our successes are the result of God's grace and partners.  Together we are better and we are making a difference.

In Him & His service,

Julie Shematz and the BFA FREEdom™ Team

Beauty From Ashes™ Ministries  
Where Victims Become Over-Comers