Sandra’s Graduation Speech

My Refuge House is pleased to partner with many great organizations in Cebu and around the world. One organization in Cebu that we are especially thankful for is Red Window Project. Red Window Project offers a unique “Job Readiness Program” (JRT) to partner organizations who work with vulnerable and disadvantaged students who have been through […]

Global Human Trafficking Conference

On August 10th and 11th, My Refuge House had the privilege of attending and participating in the 2012 Global Human Trafficking Conference. This event, hosted and coordinated by our incredible partner Slavery No More featured speakers and panelists from a wide variety of backgrounds and expertise, but all are courageously joining together to fight Human […]

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Healing Stories (2)

I guest-blogged three times for the “The Marcella Project” in the past couple of weeks. It was a great honor to be featured by Jackie Roese and her incredible ministry. You can read all three of them at : http://www.themarcellaproject.com/blog . But I thought I should share this one with all of you, because I […]

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Opportunities for Miracles

God says, all throughout scripture, that He fights for justice. Vengeance is mine He says. Trust in me and fight hard He says. Somehow, even though I know it’s going to be a hard fight, I’m still not always prepared for just how hard the battle is. I assume, if God will fight for us, […]

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Meet Nicole LeBlanc, Our Clinical Program Director in Cebu

We are excited to welcome Nicole LeBlanc as the new Program Director of My Refuge House, Philippines. Crystal Sprague has been promoted to Executive Director of My Refuge House and been relocated to the U.S. Nicole has taken on the incredible responsibility of directing our counseling, prevention and residential programs in Cebu, Philippines. We asked […]

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Mathematical Greatness

  There are a number of consistent factors that the girls in our home share in common. These factors often make the girls more susceptible to being trafficked or exploited. We call the factors “vulnerabilities.” One of these vulnerabilities is the presence of abuse prior to being trafficked. Histories of sexual abuse and physical abuse are extremely common […]

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Healing Stories (1)

Within each of us there lies a story. Our story defines who we are and what we have become. Our stories carry pain and comfort, tears and laughter, sorrow and happiness, sacrifices and victory. The girls in our home have been wronged and taken advantage of in their vulnerabilities and weaknesses. Each of them has […]

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The Quilt

A group of high school students the same age as the survivors in our home (13-18), organized by the Skirball Cultural Center, wanted to make something that would represent their support, wishes and encouragement for the girls in our home. This is what they came up with… this beautiful quilt.  Each panel is hand decorated […]

Sevenly.org

We are excited to announce a campaign for My Refuge House, by Sevenly.org. Sevenly has designed shirts, especially for My Refuge House, that are available for sale this week only! Please visit www.sevenly.org and support our work by buying a t-shirt or hoodie. Together with you and Sevenly.org, My Refuge House can continue the work […]