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Heritage Baptist Church Fights Human Trafficking Through A Community Pumpkin Patch

Heritage Baptist Church hosted a local pumpkin patch fundraiser for Elijah Rising. They raised over $7,500 for Elijah Rising. Meet Pastor John Strader of Heritage Baptist Church in Missouri City and learn about how a local church in Missouri City is helping fight sex trafficking Why are you so passionate about raising awareness about trafficking? ...

Meet Taz, Spoken Word Poet Taking A Stand Against Sex Trafficking

Taz is a spoken word poet who found Elijah Rising by searching online. He uses his passion and creativity to bring awareness to the issue of trafficking through spoken word poetry. Watch Taz perform “Get In.” Taz, why are you so passionate about raising awareness about trafficking? I’m a former bodyguard, former correctional officer and...

upLIFTed Movement Uses Health and Wellness to Fight Human Trafficking

Elizabeth is the founder of upLIFTed Movement. They are a community group that blends fitness and activism to bring awareness to the issue of human trafficking. Watch as she shares about her mission to fight trafficking. What we love about Elizabeth is her passion and energy to make an impact for good. upLIFTed Movement has...

How To Pick A Non-Profit To Donate To

This blog was written by Rev. Hannah White, who is the Co-Lead Pastor & Chief Creative Officer of Village Heights Church in Houston, Texas.  As Giving Tuesday quickly approaches, you have surely noticed an influx of non-profits asking you to support their organization. In a perfect world, we would all be able to shower every...

How to Host a Watch Party for The Elijah Rising Gala

We could all use some good news right about now! This fall Elijah Rising is releasing our first film based on true stories of triumph over trafficking.   While most of the news surrounding this issue covers the horror and pain, we wanted to share the side that most people never see….the triumph and victory. ...

Filming The Monologues For The Elijah Rising Virtual Gala

As you know, COVID caused us to change our in-person gala to virtual this year. This presented many challenges but we decided to continue with what we had planned for the year. Instead of gathering at A.D. Players Theater, we had this idea to bring the theater to people’s homes. So we worked with a...

I just learned about human trafficking. Now, what do I do?

When you first learn about human trafficking you feel overwhelmed. You ask the questions: Should I donate? Should I start volunteering somewhere? What are the next steps after becoming aware of trafficking? On top of feeling overwhelmed you may feel a full range of emotions; from brokenness to anger or rage. Don’t worry, you’re not...

A Parents’ Guide To Talking With Your Kids About Sexual Exploitation

Human trafficking and sexual exploitation affects all types of people and, unfortunately, all ages. If you are finding yourself spending a lot of time at home right now, you have a great opportunity to assess how you can inform and prepare your kids for the world we live in today. I’m breaking it down into...

Elijah Rising’s Response to the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) Outbreak

In response to recent concerns regarding COVID-19, the staff of Elijah Rising is closely monitoring updates from public health authorities, local officials, and government agencies. As a result, Elijah Rising is taking immediate and proactive measures to keep the health and safety of our volunteers, supporters, and the women we serve as our highest priority....

The Elijah Rising Podcast

We are super excited to be launching a brand new podcast! We are discussing the myths and misconceptions about sex trafficking. On the show, you will also hear from leaders in the anti-trafficking movement and other testimonies and stories. How can you know when we release a new episode? 1. Subscribe to receive a text...
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