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Wings of Hope

We want to offer a special thanks to Dave and Phyllis Bond of Kensington Church-Troy and the group they organized to come out and help build a deck. The homes that our survivors live in have all been built with love and generosity from those in the community. We...

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MSUFCU and OUCU Volunteer to Support Trafficking Victims

Employees from Michigan State University Federal Credit Union and Oakland University Credit Union came and volunteered with us this past weekend. Both groups raised funds to help support victims of human trafficking. Due to their efforts, we received a quarterly...

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Planting Gardens with Woodside Bible Church

Thanks to Woodside Bible Church for sending their congregation out to help plant our gardens and do a bit of outside work. The weather forecast called for rain but God held off so we could get some vegetables planted! Check out this photo gallery of the gardens:...

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Raising Awareness: CrossWalk Community Church

On January 9, 2019, one of our very own, Tammie Pasant, was given the opportunity to guest speak at CrossWalk Community Church in Monroe, MI. The event lasted about an hour, and was open to anyone 12 years or older. CrossWalk Community Church is a supporter of raising...

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Human Trafficking Forum with Woodside Bible Church

On April 8, 2019, we had the opportunity of speaking at Woodside Bible Church’s “Unshackled” human trafficking forum. The two-hour forum gave us the chance to make people more aware of what human trafficking is, and how to recognize it. In case you weren’t able to...

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Volunteer Day with Scout Troop 1036

Thank you to Scout Troop 1036 for their help at our community lot. Troop 1036 came and participated in creating a chicken run for our chicken coop. This coop will be in the same lot as our community garden. Take a look at the picture below to see the Scouts at...

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Detroit School of Arts Annual Health Fair 2019

On April 22nd, Members of the Hope Against Trafficking Team participated in the Detroit School of Arts Annual Health Fair. The event focuses on sharing information and encouraging students towards better health and nutrition. At our booth, we shared information with...

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CW Howe Flooring Volunteer Days

Thank you to the members of CW Howe Flooring for coming out and helping us! April 15th through 17th they came to one of our houses and donated their time and talent to help us with flooring. We can’t thank you enough for the incredible work you did. The floors look...

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Volunteer Day with Time Team Detroit

On March 30, Mojo in the Morning’s Time Team Detroit helped us remodel our third home for survivors. The work they did included • Caulking windows • Installing fixtures • Painting rooms • Putting together furniture • Sanding floors • Washing floors Volunteers at the...

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Volunteers Help Get Our House Ready

On March 15th, 16th and 23rd, volunteers helped us get our second safe house ready. They helped us by painting walls, cleaning, and sanding floors. The work that they did will help make the house feel like a home when our survivors move in. Thank you to all the...

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March 23rd Volunteer Event with MSU Financial Credit Union

Volunteers from The Michigan State University Financial Credit Union, as well as individuals, volunteered on March 23rd to help with one of our homes. Volunteers helped with a number of activities, including • Scrapping paint • Cleaning windows • Sanding floors Other...

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Michigan State Federal Credit Union Day of Service

Special thanks to the Michigan State University Federal Credit Union for giving up your Saturday to paint at one of our houses. We are so excited that the house is nearing completion. Check out some of the photos from the day: [gallery...

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Welcome New Board Members

Hope Happenings MW-HAT has been so fortunate to welcome new board members that each bring an insurmountable amount of insight and talent. Let us introduce them… Daniel Russell Hope Against Trafficking board member Daniel Russell, Sr Vice President, DEM Group LLC “Set...

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Deloitte’s Impact Day

Hope Happenings MW-HAT has been chosen as a non-profit for Deloitte’s company’s volunteers to make a difference.  These volunteers will build a community garden, a garden that offers a place for the community to come and support one another, garnering...

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Dell/EMC’s Volunteer Work Day

Hope Happenings MW–HAT has been chosen as the very privileged partner for a volunteer project with Dell/EMC. The volunteers coming in will focus on building a vegetable and herb garden that will be a therapeutic component for survivors, both in gardening and...

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Dine for A Cause, Red Crown

Hope Happenings MW-HAT is proud of the partnerships we have built with local restaurants, like Red Crown, who not only support our cause but are willing to give a portion of their proceeds for one evening to benefit MW-HAT. These opportunities give us a chance to...

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Leadership Oakland Day of Service

Hope Happenings One of our of Board of Directors, Barb Rausch, brilliantly cultivated not only a collaborative partnership with Leadership Oakland, but has taken this partnership to the next level. We hosted 55 people from Leadership Oakland on the 20th May for a day...

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Women In Defense, Human Trafficking Panel Discussion

Hope Happenings MW-HAT was asked to be part of a distinguished panel for Women in Defense discussing human trafficking and how it is being addressed at the political, judiciary, corporate and non-profit levels. We must say, during the Q&A, we were quite impressed...

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Make Our House a Home: Sherwood Brewing & Justin Bright

Hope Happenings MW-HAT has been beyond privileged to expand our network of partners who push us to make things happen and are willing to give their insight and expertise to make this happen. Justin Bright is one of those individuals, along with people like Shawn...

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With us From the Beginning: Woodside Bible Church

Hope Happenings Woodside Bible Church has been a true beacon of light, standing alongside MW-HAT in our concerted effort to bring an end to human trafficking since our inception in 2013. They brought us in as a local non-profit organization to help us raise...

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Catalyzing Corporate Engagement: Google with Benevity

Hope Happenings Google teamed with Benevity, a unique breed of for-profit companies with a social mission that is ‘doing well by doing good.’ It is something bigger than just giving, but empowering their people to support causes that make a difference. MW-HAT...

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Dine for a Cause: KouZina and The Bird & The Bread

Hope Happenings In partnership with GroupRaise, MW-HAT partnered with several local restaurants to host ‘Dine for a Cause.’ Our first was with KouZina, a brilliant Greek street food restaurant in Royal Oak. Not only did we raise awareness around human...

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Energizing and Reinvigorating: Dell EMC

Hope Happenings January 2017 kicked off the beginning of a very exciting partnership with Dell EMC. With enthusiastic teams at both Dell EMC and MW-HAT, we are working together to cultivate an evolving relationship that will look to energize and invigorate our...

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Getting Fit and Raising Awareness: CrossFit

Hope Happenings Our President, Hannah McPeak, spearheaded this cause in 2016 and due to its success, she expanded this fundraising event to several local Detroit CrossFit locations. She engaged with local CrossFit gym owners and coaches to develop a WOD (workout of...

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