giving in 2019
Ordinary Card Co. has joined International Justice Mission (IJM) as a Freedom Partner -
meaning every month, IJM will DOUBLE our donation.
Through this partnership, we can deliver justice, free slaves, and send rescue.
For more information about the work that IJM is up to, visit www.ijm.org
interested in finding out more about the causes, severity, and scope of sex trafficking today, & organizations working to fight against it?
The organizations detailed in the sections below are either located in or started out of West Michigan, and have missions aligned closely with that of Ordinary Card Co. - to reaffirm worth, encourage others, and fight against the darkness sex trafficking victims face. For more information about modern day slavery, the following global resources are also helpful in educating and equipping (links below):
bottom line : you are valued,
worthy, and loved.
Issues like sex trafficking aren't just happening in "other places". Men, women, and children are enslaved here in West Michigan, but there are a number of organizations rescuing these victims & speaking truth into their lives, reaffirming their worth. Let's be aware of what's happening in our backyards, and even though our efforts to help these organizations might feel quite small and ordinary, we can continue to empower the community to end modern day slavery.
Let's celebrate boldness and prayer as God walks these millions into freedom!
SAS raises awareness and funds through benefit
concerts and partnerships with musicians, helping local nonprofits with each benefit concert in the fight
against sex trafficking.
ordinary ways to help.
The Manasseh Project is an outreach ministry of Wedgwood Christian Services dedicated to ending the sexual exploitation of young men and women in
West Michigan. They provide support for survivors and run a safe house for young survivors of
sex trafficking in West Michigan.
Eve's Angels work on the front lines of the sex trafficking industry, ministering the word of Jesus Christ, exemplifying both a symbol against sex trafficking and a community that reaches into places of employment where sex is being sold.They have a street-team grassroots approach to educate and inspire women in the sex industry to transform their lives. The teams also sends out speakers to educate others on the worldwide sex industry epidemic and give them a new vision, appropriate terminology and impactful tools to change cultural viewpoints and save lives.
The Hope Project aims to raise awareness about human trafficking, and are in the process of opening a home in West Michigan for girls, 11 to 18 years old, who have been rescued out of sex trafficking.programs will utilize a holistic approach to rehabilitation by providing comprehensive services to address the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of recovery.