Ending Human TRAFFICKING IN SAN DIEGO!
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Shining Stars is a Christian Faith-based non-profit organization that exists to rescue, restore, support and empower women, children and men who have been affected by human trafficking and sexual exploitation so that they have a future of hope and freedom.
Shining Stars’ vision is to see each survivor of trafficking and sexual exploitation recover from emotional, physical and mental trauma and abuse of sexual exploitation and human trafficking and come to know and understand that God loves them, and has plans of taking them away from the bondage of darkness into becoming SHINING STARS. It is also our goal to educate our community members, work with local law enforcement agencies to abolish human trafficking in San Diego County.
Shining Stars’ purpose is to provide a safe, nurturing and supportive environment in San Diego County that will facilitate spiritual, physical, mental and emotional healing through a Faith-based program centered on the grace and power of the Holy Spirit.
A one year volunteer commitment where they will be working one on one with a survivor of human trafficking through their daily living.
We host and participate in events in and around San Diego to sound the alarm about human trafficking. Sign up for our email list for event updates!
We provide emergency hygiene needs, clothes, groceries as well as children’s’ needs. If you are in need, we may be able to help! Contact us!
The mentor position is a volunteer, one-year commitment where you will be working one on one with a survivor of human trafficking through their daily living. Once you meet with the survivor, you will be able to figure out times and dates that will work best of the survivor according to their needs with the purpose of supporting and encouraging their recovery process. This may include providing childcare or transportation to appointments, school, grocery shopping or Bible studies.
The mentor will also guide survivor to obtain social services such as medical, social security card, driver’s license. Guide survivor to education opportunities to obtain GED or diploma or higher education as appropriate. Job opportunities and how to prepare a resume and how to interview and dress for a job. In addition, mentor will guide survivor to legal services to clear any warrants or tickets and connect with victim witness counseling or other benefits and restitution. Fun activities such as going to the park, going for a walk, or going to the beach. As a mentor, your purpose is to give them hope, encouragement and provide a loving, healthy, nurturing friendship.
***Statistics from the National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC)
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We are few in numbers but mighty in passion, inspirtation, hope
that we can make a difference in human trafficking.
We know that team work makes the dream work. We are grateful for all of those that partner with our organization and continue to support our mission.
Please contact us if you’d like to know more about how you can partner with us to end human trafficking.
We can't do it without contributions from our generous donors. Please consider donating to our organization so that we can continue to make an impact in San Diego and beyond!
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