Hint: it involves focusing on others
The holidays generate feelings of excitement, joy and sometimes, anxiety. When we think about all the family, friends, coworkers, teachers, etc., who we want to buy gifts for (along with possibly creating a list for ourselves *wink*), it can become overwhelming. And then you want to catch the deals – Black Friday, Cyber Monday – etc. etc.
It’s easy to get caught up in the consumerism of the holidays and only vaguely remember the true meaning. So, pausing during #GivingTuesday can really be a sanity check for your soul and mind.
#GivingTuesday has been gaining momentum the last few years and we couldn’t be more excited! We love the reinforced reminder to think about people who have less than us, or who have been in more difficult circumstances than we have.
So there’s #GivingTuesday AND #WholenessForAll?
That’s why we’re inviting our community to get involved with Redeeming Love for #GivingTuesday. This year, we’re encouraging our community to help bring #WholenessForAll. This means we’re encouraging our supporters to remember the critical role they play in helping survivors of sex trafficking walk in freedom and wholeness – the way God intended.
When someone becomes a victim of sex trafficking, they are broken down bit by bit - physically, emotionally and spiritually. This brokenness is deep and long-lasting. But through our residential program and wrap-around care, as well as the love of God and caring, trained mentors, wholeness can be restored.
An Ambitious Goal
This November 28, #GivingTuesday, we have an ambitious goal to raise $50,000. This is a substantial part of the program cost for operating a home for a year which is about $228,000 in the San Gabriel Valley and about $270,000 in Orange County. Help us continue the essential services for survivors that we’re already delivering, along with expanding to Orange County where these services are still desperately needed.
How You Can Help
There are many ways you can help us up until November 28:
Check out our #WholenessForAll page to give now
Mark your calendar for November 28 to pause and remember the #leastofthese
Share with a friend! Share on your social networks, with your faith groups and interest groups, about your involvement.
We couldn’t do it without you!