Cups of Hope is this week!

Our mission...To fight the oppression of human trafficking, we partner with others to increase awareness and engage people to action.  Will you join us?

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$5 Donation = Coffee from Woods = A Yummy Way to Support Rebound


Do you drink coffee?  If so, head to Woods Coffee this Friday to support Rebound of Whatcom County while enjoying your favorite coffee.  And take a friend with you!

The Rebound website explains, "Donate $5 or more to Rebound of Whatcom County, and get any 12oz. coffee drink FOR FREE at all Woods Coffee locations in Whatcom County.

Your purchase goes directly to support Rebound’s Programs in our community…learn more by contacting Yvonne at"

I'm not a coffee drinker but I think I'll ask if the same offer goes for tea.  See you at a Woods Coffee location next Friday!

Want to learn more about the face of modern-day slavery? Visit 

Josh Parriera speaks to national audiences

International Saints & Abolitionists board chairman Josh Parriera has been busy educating wide-ranging audiences about the connection between sex trafficking & pornography.  

In February, Josh was featured on the Paul Begley show.  His remarks now live on YouTube!  Click HERE to listen.

In early March, Josh posted on Facebook about speaking at the NSA 2019 conference.  He says, "Had a great opportunity last week to be a speaker at the National Sheltered Alliance Conference in Kentucky.  Connecting the dots on how we can decrease/kill the demand for sex trafficking by fighting pornography in our own lives and our culture. 
Join the fight!"

Great stuff!!  Check out International Saints & Abolitionists on their website or on Facebook.




Engedi Refuge says, "You can help bring safety, comfort, and hope to victims of sex trafficking by joining us at our 2019 Restoring Hope fundraising gala. This event is an amazing opportunity for community partners like you to share this mission with your friends and associates by inviting them to a night of celebration, inspiration, fun, and meaningful charity. You make all the difference in ensuring the message of hope continues to be carried to survivors of trafficking!!"

When: Saturday, April 13, 2019. Registration opens at 5:30, dinner served at 6:30
Where: Four Points by Sheraton, 714 Lakeway Drive, Bellingham WA 98229
Cost: Single ticket; $65; Table Sponsorship of 8 is $500.

Click HERE to register for the Gala