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 www.BeautyFromAshes.org. 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.
BFA VOLUNTEER & INTERN OPPORTUNITIES: For more information,