Summer Actions to End Slavery

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Even though trafficking is an enormous issue around the globe, change begins when individuals and families decide to take action. Life for the Innocent reaches globally, and wants to empower you act locally. Below are four simple action steps you can take to fight for freedom today:    Run/walk for freedom at the Loveland Liberty 5k on Tuesday, July 4.  … Read More

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Faces of Freedom: Shane and Sara

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Shane and Sara had been married a few years and were in their late 20s when something strange happened: Sara got an urge to run. It wasn’t that they were inactive, it just never occurred to either of them to go for a run. “I think I’ll run around the block,” Sara told Shane.  “Run around the block?” Shane wondered. … Read More

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Actions to End Slavery

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Even though trafficking is an enormous issue around the globe, change begins when individuals and families decide to take action. Life for the Innocent reaches globally, and wants to empower the LFTI family to act locally. Below are four simple action steps you can take to fight for freedom today:       1. Sign the petition to urge Congress to … Read More

LFTIActions to End Slavery

Faces of Freedom: Andrea

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Faces of Freedom are the “faces” of individuals, families, churches and businesses who make up the LFTI family. They make freedom possible, one child at a time through Life for the Innocent. I first heard of human trafficking about 15 years ago. I was physically sick to my stomach and felt mentally paralyzed. While I had a heart to do … Read More

LFTIFaces of Freedom: Andrea

Srinath’s Story

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When Srinath was a young boy, slave traders visited his community in South Asia. Srinath’s family was poverty-stricken and fell prey to the slave traders’ job offer for one of their children in exchange for money. While it seems unimaginable, Srinath’s parents felt forced to make the heartbreaking decision to sell their child given their extreme destitution.   Srinath was … Read More

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Why We Never Give Up

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On December 31, 2015, President Barack Obama issued a proclamation in which he declared January to be National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month: One hundred and fifty years ago, our Nation codified the fundamental truth that slavery is an affront to human dignity. Still, the bitter fact remains that millions of men, women, and children around the globe, including … Read More

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4 ways to help kids this season

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· HOME MEANS HOPE · Home. It’s so much more than four walls. It’s a place intended for rest, relationship, and protection. In an ideal home, children find support, love, and safety with their family.   For the 2,400 children rescued by LFTI in South Asia, this kind of home was far from reality. Before we intervened, they had no one … Read More

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Home for Christmas – Ravi’s Story

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  When we met Ravi, he had just come from living in a brothel and being under the control of a pimp. In the brothel, he was exploited on a daily basis. Food was scarce and abuse was rampant – until Life for the Innocent intervened. Millions of children in South Asia like Ravi are trafficked due to religious, cultural … Read More

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Educating and empowering the next generation

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{ For the sake of privacy, the writer’s name will not be shared. } Jen Spry was sex trafficked for 2 years from 8 to 10 years old. Today, she stands strong as a survivor, trainer, and advocate. On October 3 in Fort Collins, Colorado, Jen taught youth ages 9-18 about appropriate boundaries and how to defend them. “This is … Read More

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Stories of Hope: Part Two

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Survivors are the real experts on human trafficking. The most powerful truths about the issue come from their personal experiences. Each person is different, and each story is important. Those of us who have no firsthand knowledge of trafficking often have the same questions for survivors:  How did it happen? How did you escape? Could you run away? How can I help? Shamere … Read More

LFTIStories of Hope: Part Two