Event raises awareness about human trafficking

The third annual Light Up the Night Awareness event was more than just the glimmer of candles. It radiated hope, for many. The beautiful, clear cool weather attracted a large gathering to help support victims of human trafficking, domestic violence, and drug abuse. The event began at 4:30 p.m. with the 5K run and 1-mile walk/run at the Porter Campus of Pasco-Hernando State College, with … [Read more...]

Sex-trafficked girls will soon have a sanctuary

The Tampa charity Bridging Freedom, which helps child victims of human trafficking, is developing a therapeutic safe house campus community at an undisclosed location in Pasco County. It will begin to accept girls this spring, once its first safe house is completed. The Bridging Freedom campus— situated on nearly 100 acres of donated land—will ultimately encompass seven homes, a lodge … [Read more...]