The Human Trafficking Coalition, in partnership with Shoppe
561, will be launching a new community outreach in the West Palm area with the
goal of getting the National Human Trafficking Hotline into the community to be
used as a resource for victims of human trafficking to call for help. The
outreach will involve delivering chapsticks labeled with the hotline to hotels
in the area.
This outreach was originally conducted in Kentucky with much
success, and saw an increase of 105% in calls from potential victims, and 71%
in total calls in a year. We believe that similar success can be realized in
the West Palm area.
In order to make this outreach a reality, we are needing
donations of chapsticks. It costs approximately $5-$10 worth of chapsticks per
hotel. Anyone wanting to donate can drop their chapsticks off at Shoppe 561
(1905 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL 33401). We are hoping to launch the
outreach publicly in May. We would like to receive chapsticks by April 12 so
they can be labeled at the human trafficking event that night at Shoppe 561.
If you have any
questions, or would like someone to come speak to your group about the
outreach, please email Laura at firstname.lastname@example.org