A “CELEBRATION” POST IRMA
Written by: Julee Ferreira
I pray everyone survived Hurricane Irma with minimal damage. It seems phone calls, insurance estimates and giving.
Just six days after Irma swept through our state, the “One More Child Celebration Ball” was scheduled to take place. This exciting event was designed to celebrate the ministry of Florida Baptist Children’s Homes (FBCH), The Porch Light and more. You will not want to miss seeing the impact a single meal can have for a child in need. Please join the online campaign, “Journey to One Million Meals” from October 27-31. For more information or to provide meals, click the button below.
I also wanted to provide you with a compelling story from The Porch Light. Please continue to pray for this important ministry.
Recently, The Porch Light director of community relations received a telephone call from a partner and instructed the young woman to board a plane in Tampa to leave the country. The male offered her a better life. The young woman was enroute to Tampa to board the plane. The victim advocate sought direction on how to intervene.
The Porch Light director provided the name and.
After this, follow up conversations between the victim advocate and was in the process of being trafficked. She stated she knew this in her head but in her heart she didn’t want to believe it because he (the trafficker) told her that he “loved” her.
The young woman and identified a safe home for the young adult woman to stay pending the criminal investigation.
Because of human trafficking training, awareness ands of evil doers who wished to exploit her for financial gain.
Women of Compassion Council