NFS News Archive November, 2013

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Not For Sale Romania Director nominated for Trust Women Hero Award

A young woman comes into the office, no older than 25. She’s carrying a 3 month old and two young children follow closely behind. Mariana Petersel approaches the woman with a calm, natural address. While straightforward and direct, her voice is not lacking compassion. “Have you and your children had lunch?” she asks in Romanian. […]

Thank You

Thank you: It has been a year worth celebrating

As Thanksgiving approaches, staff at our Half Moon Bay headquarters are gearing up for the holidays. We’re overwhelmed by conversations with supporters eager for ways to help this giving season. It’s the end of the year, and it’s been a big one. We’ve taken some time to reflect on 2013, and it turns out we […]

One Million For Freedom.

This week, we officially launched our One Million For Freedom campaign. Yes, it’s our boldest move yet. Yes, it’s the biggest fundraising initiative we’ve taken on. And yes, $1 million will fund some huge plans we have for 2014. But this campaign is not about the million dollars, nor is it about the thousands of […]
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Sold for sex in Romania

Olivia grew up in an orphanage in Romania. This, in itself, is a grave fate. Tens of thousands of children live in notoriously poor conditions in these state-run institutions. At age 11, she moved in with her aunt. While she found a safer environment than the orphanage, she still had very little support with the […]

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Impact in the Amazon

In Peru, we work with an association of indigenous communities to decrease the risk of human trafficking in the Amazon. While the environment is abundant with natural resources, these communities are isolated from the market, and larger corporations are exploiting not only the region’s resources but the labor of its people. Not For Sale is […]

Not For Sale Welcomes Dave Perron

We’re thrilled to announce Dave Perron as the newest member of the Not For Sale team. Dave joins us as  Special Consultant to the Team Not For Sale Program.  The appointment of Mr. Perron signals an ever growing interest in scaling engagement within the professional sports community. Perron said, “It is a thrill to be with an organization that is […]

Paving the way for the stateless

MeTa’s story is one of hope for the children of Thailand. Watch her inspiring story here.  Now, MeTa is sharing hope with the children who started out just like she did. “I try to use my own story to inspire the children. I have been through the same things they have.” Most children at Not […]

Dave and Toos

Small Steps Lead to Big Impact

Amsterdam, Netherlands On October 14th and 15th Not For Sale and 42 of Juniper Networks executives and top performing employees from Europe, Middle East and Africa held a joint conference, exploring how our partnership could best be used to fight human trafficking. It was a cozy, rainy day when the team sat down in Oude […]


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