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A Gala to Raise Awareness

On August 30th, we had an amazing night of awareness and education on the issue of sex trafficking in the area of Mobile, Alabama. At the In Her Shoes Gala, 225 people gathered in support of our Rose Center and the subject. With the theme “In Her Shoes,” the night focused on the reality of sex trafficking. Attendees were asked to consider the perspective of survivors and learned it can happen to anyone. We displayed information on the common triggers in South Alabama that may lead people into human trafficking. Poverty. Mobile has a 23% poverty level with 70-80% poverty in single-parent households. Where there is poverty, there are fewer choices. Where there are fewer choices, there is a higher...

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Run For Home FAQ

  You've got questions, we've got answers!  We've compiled the most commonly asked questions about Run For Home for you in an effort to take out some of the guess work of fundraising.  As always, you can email if you don't see what you're looking for below.   1. What’s the best way to raise money in a peer-to-peer campaign? The best way is to start with yourself - it shows buy-in. Next, write your story of why you've chosen to Run For Home. That personal touch makes it authentic and compelling. Next, start with your closest friends and family and expand from there. Check out this great infographic with 6 steps to being a successful fundraiser.   2. Do I...

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Run For Home Fundraising Tools

  We believe that this year's Run For Home will be even better than last year! To do that, it takes every one of us - the individual fundraisers - the be successful. So we're committed to helping you every step of the way. In this space, you'll find tools that you can use to raise more funding and awareness for your campaign. We'll keep this "toolbox" updated and growing throughout the month-long campaign, so check back often!   - Run For Home Poster - 8.5x11 - Social Media Promo Photo 1 - Social Media Promo Photo 2 - Social Media Promo Photo 3 - Rose Home FAQ Page - Rose Home Video

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Fundraising Tips

    Run For Home is here!! If you're considering becoming a runner or have already created your Run For Home campaign, we want to help you succeed. So we've done some research to gather best practices and proven strategies. Below are some really great resources and ideas to guide you step by step toward running a successful campaign!   What's your strategy? To accomplish a big goal, you need a good strategy. Here are a couple of really great resources to help you build your strategy. These are proven methods that we've seen work time and time again. - Fundraising Tip Sheet - 6 Steps to Being A Successful Fundraiser   What's your story? The first step in creating a...

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For many people, Black Friday kicks off the holiday season--at least, the holiday shopping season. With all of the commercialism surrounding Christmas and other winter holidays, it’s easy to forget about the more meaningful parts of the season. Luckily, there’s a way to start off the holiday season while thinking of others: Giving Tuesday. The Tuesday after Black Friday, Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving. People around the world donate to charities and nonprofits and support the change makers in their communities. On this Giving Tuesday, we’ll be hosting a free event with a special twist: Thrivent Financial will match all donations we receive that day, up to $10,000! You can make your kindness go twice as far on...

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