11/11/11 iCHALLENGE: The Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) Student Abolitionist Movement (SAM), FGGU Honors Program, and the FGCU Office of Service-Learning and Civic Engagement are teaming up to put on a 3 part Fundraising Event to benefit Beauty From Ashes™ (BFA) Ministries.
Part I, on October 5th, kicked off the BFA fund raising campaign, the 11-11-11 iChallenge to Fight Human.
Part II is a movie night on campus featuring the film "Very Young Girls", Wednesday November 2nd 6-10pm on the library lawn of FGCU (Free popcorn!). Bring a blanket and/or lawn chair and join us!
Part III is a banquet. Speakers include myself, Salvation Army's Myrna Molinari, and Women at Risk (WAR) International's founder, Becky McDonald on Friday, November 18th in the Student Union, Room 214 5-8pm. (Free food!)
What is the 11/11/11 iChallenge?
For any person who donates at least $11 their name will be entered into drawing for $111. And for the person who donates at least $11 and collects $11 from 11 of their friends ($121) their name will be entered into a larger prize drawing. The winners of the prize drawings will be announced at the banquet on November 18th. To give securely online, CLICK HERE and take the 11/11/11 iChallenge! For more information, CLICK HERE
Now, with our matching donor grant, ALL giving will be doubled!!!
STAFF SEARCH: The BFA Personnel Search Committee, in collaboration with one of our partners, is accepting applications for a Clinical Program Manager, Residential Program Manager, and Case Workers. Computer/Internet competency and knowledge of human trafficking is required. Positions are in Florida. Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
NATIONAL SEX INDUSTRY OUTREACH & AFTERCARE TRAINING: Find out how human trafficking is connected to the sex industry, learn unique outREACH strategies and how to implement them, how to best serve clients, mental health challenges you'll face, the ABC's to building and training your team, how to care for your aftercare workers, community engagement, how to develop sustainability, and MORE! There is a limited number of seats and they are filling fast! For more information and to register, CLICK HERE. Revised curriculum provided by the Dept. of Health & Human Services Capacity Building Grant.
OUTREACH GIFT & CARE PACKAGE ASSEMBLY 1st & 2nd FRIDAYS: Every month, BFA distributes between 50-100 outREACH gift and care packages to victims and survivors of human trafficking locally and nationally. On the 1st and 2nd Fridays of the month from 9am-noon we meet to assemble these gifts of love, hope, and truth. We meet in Room 500-5 of Barry University. Our next meetings are November 4th & 11th. Make plans to join us today! Learning and community service hours available.