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Spiderwebs and Ferocious Lions

“When the spiderwebs unite they can tie up even the most ferocious lion.” African proverb   This was the response of an African American woman who had just returned from the March on Washington, in 1963. Having heard Martin Luther…
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Irving Bible Church Pledged Huge Donation to build in 2015!!

Irving Bible Church, one of our biggest and most faithful partners, has pledged to build our multi-purpose building AND half of our 3rd cottage for My Refuge House in 2015! As a celebration for paying off their debt from their own building,…
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Photo Timeline of New Cottage Construction

Thanks to a very generous gifts from our friends at Leadership Worth Following in Irving, Texas, My Refuge House is going to open another new cottage in January 2015! Currently, My Refuge House is composed of one large house and one cottage.…
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This is What Six Years of Service Looks Like!

Written by: Rachel Jones and Migueliza Felias   On November 15th My Refuge House celebrated six years of service in the Philippines! The visitors were warmly welcomed by the joyful smiles of our girls who volunteered themselves as the…
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Fashioned for Freedom-- Why a Runway Show?

Kim Jones, our Director of Engagement, and her incredible committee are putting together the event of the year for My Refuge House! Fashioned for Freedom will showcase creativity and talent in a way we've never done before! But, why a Runway…
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Education is Essential

This short piece about the initiatives of our education programs at My Refuge House was written by Dr. Ivonn Ellis Wiggan. Dr. Ivonn joined the team at My Refuge House in May  of this year and has been boosting the spirits of the girls and…
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Labors of Love

In May, we had our annual Southern California Benefit Dinner-- but this year there was an added bonus. Through a collaboration with our friends at We Step Into the Light, we were able to display 12 original pieces of art work, created as gifts…
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Hope and Healing Through Art

Art is powerful. It always has been, and always will be. Art has the capacity to touch the depths on your soul, in the places where words can't fit. Whether it's painting, dance, acting or singing, art is an incredible tool for healing. For…
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Kickboxing for Freedom

I'd like to introduce you to my friend Kelly. Kelly used her talents as a photographer and video producer to help us tell our girls stories more effectively, but she was so touched by meeting the girls, she didn't stop there! Watch this video…
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Photo Blog of Completed Cottage (and Construction!)

At the end of August 2013, we started construction on a new cottage! This cottage, is completed and will become home to six more girls who will be rescued from sex trafficking and exploitation in March 2014! For those of you who missed our…