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Littleton Rotary is holding a “Bra Collection Drive” at our Alferd Packer Bacon Party in support of  the FREE THE GIRLS organization. We encourage all to come to this happy event and bring along gently used bras to donate to this significant cause.

Free the Girls is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that collects new and gently used bras and sends them to programs in Mozambique, Uganda, and El Salvador that work with sex trafficking survivors.

 

 


 
 

Currently 20-37 million men, women and children are being held as slaves around the world—more today than in any other time in history. The majority of those slaves are women and girls–many of whom are victims of sex trafficking.  There are a number of amazing organizations that are helping to rescue these women out of a life of prostitution, but what happens after they are rescued?  Many aftercare providers are doing great work in providing comprehensive restoration and educational opportunities to survivors, but often their resources are limited.013113-FTG-StockPhotos-20-1000x665

By partnering with established after-care facilities, we provide an opportunity for sex trafficking survivors to build their own business selling second-hand clothing while going to school, establishing a house, and caring for their families.  Selling clothes allows them to work as much or as little as their school schedule permits.  The women in our program receive their starting inventory as a donation, and are then able to buy additional inventory from Free The Girls for below wholesale value to help maintain their competitive edge in the marketplace.  Revenue from inventory sales covers our overseas program costs so our international programs are sustainable. We work one-on-one with each budding entrepreneur in areas like inventory management, budgeting, and financial planning for future dreams and goals they want to achieve.

 
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