Oct 22, 2009
by April Hedrick

Host a holiday party to view new film

Not that you need an excuse to get together with friends over the holidays but now you have another reason to deck the halls with boughs of holly. Regardless of your personal knowledge base showing the International Justice Mission documentary, At the End of Slavery, is a great action step you can take! (See previous blog entry for more on the film) Along with the film there are additional resources from IJM to help you talk intelligently about the issue with your guests. If you are interested you can go to IJM’s site for step-by-step instructions.

In addition, consider having Hope Jewelry merchandise available for sale. We’ve found at recent awareness events people are anxious to do something, no matter how small, to contribute to the cause. Our merchandise is all handmade by survivors of sex trafficking. We offer a marketplace for their goods enabling them to produce more products. Their work not only supports them financially but offers a means of restoration and vocational training as they move toward reintegration into their culture. We can arrange for you to sell on our behalf which is on behalf of the women we represent. You have the option of displaying some merchandise, providing written materials or a having the Hope Jewelry catalog available.

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