How to get involved
Want to know how you can get involved with Mission Georgia efforts towards confronting human trafficking in Georgia? Get started below:
About 374 girls are sexually exploited every month in Georgia.
Human Trafficking is Modern
Join the work to set captives free
- Host a trafficking awareness event at your church, or partner with a local school to provide it for their students.
- Provide care packages to your police and sheriff offices for trafficking victims. Packages can include hygiene products, blankets, stuffed animals and snacks.
- Volunteer with a ministry or agency serving trafficking victims.
- Provide missing person and trafficking fact packets to local motels and extended stay facilities.
- Provide birthday and Christmas gifts for individuals being served by anti-trafficking ministries.
- Collect paper products for the ministries who serve trafficking victims.
- Parents and guardians to be aware of trafficking activity their children may be exposed to.
- Individuals being trafficked to have opportunities to be rescued.
- Wisdom for police, sheriff and FBI offices pursuing human trafficking rings in Georgia.
- Ministries who are sharing the hope of the Gospel with trafficked individuals.
- Children and student ministries to bring Gospel centered care to families in every Georgia community.
- Warning signs of trafficking - Unexpected new phone, clothes or jewelry; sudden change in behavior, significantly older boyfriend or girlfriend, tattoos that look like a barcode, frequently skipping school. View Source
- 14 is the average age of a girl first used in the sex trade. View Source
- Monthly in Georgia,12,400 men purchase sex with young women. View Source
- Georgians for Refuge, Action, Compassion, and Education Commission (GRACE) was created to combat the threat of human trafficking in the State of Georgia. View Source
- Analysis of calls to the Human Trafficking Hotline revealed a 40% increase in trafficking situations during COVID-19 shelter in place orders. View Source