Thank you to the Costa Family Foundation for hosting an incredible Community Brunch and honoring Without Permission!
We had a great time sharing the love of Jesus with all of the guests that visited our room at the 2018 Community Brunch fundraiser! We were able to inform over 1000 people as they visited our display table and watched the video playing in our room. Many of the guests had never heard of Without Permission, so it was a privilege to get to tell them what we are doing to fight sex trafficking in our community.
This could not have been accomplished without the support of our many donors and volunteers! We had many students from the Central Valley High School Interact Club volunteer their time bright and early on Sunday morning to help serve food and bus tables. We also had new WP volunteers serving alongside those that have been faithful to WP for years. Thank you to everyone involved, including those that have worked tirelessly to put the event together during the last few months.
Another highlight of the event was the impact wall in our room. Spanning the wall on either side of our informational video were silhouettes of young women and quotations from youth in our community. Some were statements that survivors have confided in us, some were feedback from students that participated in our campus ed program. They were all a reminder of the positive impact WP has had on our youth. The silhouettes, designed and created by a survivor parent, were decorated with paintings from our art therapy at Just His House. As the girls poured paint onto the canvas, they were encouraged to let go and let God. The whole day was a great representation of the many ways that Without Permission impacts and serves the community and its youth.