children

February 3, 2023

SWFL Organizations Partner to end Human Trafficking in Immokalee

Every year there is an estimated 14,500 to 17,500 people who are trafficked into the United States according to the U.S. Department of State. Alina Donahue […]
February 3, 2023

“Healing is a Lifelong Process.” SWFL Organizations Advocate for Human Trafficking Survivors

At an early age, Tammy Toney-Butler was a victim of human trafficking. “As a trauma survivor, we don’t have a whole lot of memories,” said Toney-Butler. […]
May 18, 2022

Lehigh Acres man sentenced to life in prison for child abuse, trafficking

A Lehigh Acres man was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for trafficking and sexually abusing children. Jesus Francisco Santana Perez, 54, was sentenced as a habitual […]
May 17, 2022

Parents find 15-yr-old abducted from Dallas Maverick’s game through sex trafficking site, demand answers

A 15-year-old teenager who went to a Dallas Mavericks game with her dad, became part of a living nightmare when she went to the restroom and […]
May 5, 2022

Local groups raising awareness about potential of human trafficking during Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — With the Kentucky Derby just days away, local groups are reminding Louisville residents and visitors of the darker side of the race. […]
May 5, 2022

Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez and Community Partners Host Roundtable to Highlight Human Trafficking Prevention Efforts in Central Florida

LAKELAND, Fla. — Today, Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez hosted a roundtable discussion aimed at combating human trafficking and highlighting strong community partnerships in the Polk County area. […]
April 26, 2022

Survivors of Human Trafficking, Sexual Violence Warn Some Perpetrators Don’t Appear, Initially, to Pose Any Threat

The Malouf Foundation’s second-annual education summit strives to educate invited guests willing to fight against child sexual exploitation, trafficking Suzie Skirvin, a human trafficking survivor from […]
April 25, 2022

Support the EARN IT ACT

April 25, 2022

We Explore the Impacts of Sex Trafficking in Southwest Florida

Florida accounts for the third highest number of calls to the National Human Trafficking Hotline. Many of these cases involve sex trafficking. We explore the impacts […]
Donate Now