Our Rotary Club seeks out ongoing and one-time service projects to directly benefit survivors of sex trafficking or to address systemic problems such as homelessness and poverty which intersect with sex trafficking. Our current main service project for the year 2022-2023 is to identify and support programs providing trafficking prevention education to youth in Washington state.
Litter Pick with We Heart Seattle
Rotarians helped We Heart Seattle come alongside homeless encampments to clear trash.
SOAP Service Project II
Our group together with Central Premix employees helped assemble and package hotel soaps with stickers that contain information to prevent sex trafficking in support of SOAP's Super Bowl initiative.
Backpack Build Party with Stolen Youth
We helped Stolen Youth assemble 100 backpacks with hygiene items, clothes, and other essentials for distribution to individuals exiting or still engaged in the sex trade locally.
Wellspring Family Services Baby Boutique
We helped Seattle Rotary Club sort baby clothes, toys, and books for distribution to families experiencing homelessness.
REST Day of Service
We helped local nonprofit REST with yard maintenance at their transitional home for survivors of human trafficking and moved furniture after their offices were painted.
REST House North Yard Work
REST is opening a second transitional home for trafficking survivors, and we helped furnish their kitchen and get the yard ready to welcome new residents.
Holiday Cookies for OPS
Rotarians baked holiday cookies and packaged them for OPS (Organization of Prostitution Survivors) to give to survivors at their holiday party.
Speaking at Human Trafficking Event
Club President Susanna Southworth spoke at the Human Trafficking Awareness Workshop for Compassion Washington on January 19!
REST Street Outreach Van Organization
The nonprofit REST does street outreach on Aurora Avenue in Seattle. Our team helped organize and clean the van used to bring supplies and offer pathways to freedom, safety, and hope to prostituted people.
Tiny Home Build Party
We joined with Seattle Rotary to help Sound Foundations build Tiny Homes for unsheltered members of our community.
SOAP Service Project
Our group helped assemble and package hotel soaps with stickers that contain information to prevent sex trafficking in support of SOAP's (Save our Adolescents from Prostitution) Super Bowl initiative.