From the Community

  • My Heart Grieved for the Victims

    January 19, 2017

    Blog by Cheryl Loudner About 8 years ago I started hearing about Human Trafficking and my heart grieved for the victims. I joined a group at Bear Valley Church called Standing Against Trafficking. The more I learned the more it seemed like an overwhelming problem and I began to ask the Lord what He ...

  • Transformation at Street’s Hope

    October 3, 2016

    Blog by Judy Henson: Advisory Council Member “Transformation at Street’s Hope” When I started serving on the board with Street’s Hope the residence had just been permitted, finances were tenuous and a program model had yet to be defined. Those involved believed in the concept of a viable program that would help women in ...

  • Board Member Reflects on God’s Work at Street’s Hope

    May 27, 2016

    Street’s Hope has been extremely blessed to have Colonel Daniel Cecil serve on our Board of Directors over the past four years. He has made a huge impact on our organization! We are thankful Dan plans to stay involved with SH even as he transitions off the board. We loved reading Dan’s blog post and ...

  • Volunteer Perspective: Blessed From the Get-Go – Jessi Burge

    March 19, 2016

    I will never forget the first day that I volunteered my hair services for the residents at Street’s Hope. As I arrived and began to set up shop in the kitchen, there was one particular woman who instantly touched my heart. She was wearing PJs and a bathrobe and she was desperately searching for ...

  • A Man’s Perspective—An Obligation I Never Knew I Had – John Putnam

    October 27, 2015

    I’ve learned some disturbing things about the sex trade from Street’s Hope and, as a result, I am now working on an obligation I never before knew I had. I’ve learned some disturbing things about the sex trade from Street’s Hope and, as a result, I am now working on an obligation I never knew I ...

  • Why the Street’s Hope Program Matters!

    July 28, 2015

    I woke up this morning, inspired. Inspired by the many people who attended our event at Jagged Mountain Brewery on Monday (thanks, Jagged Mountain, for your generosity!), by their support of and enthusiasm for Street’s Hope, and by the mission of this wonderful organization. I am reminded that Street’s Hope touches various facets ...

  • You Can Help More than You Think – Jenny Footle

    May 2, 2015

    You CAN help more than you think. One of the biggest questions potential volunteers wanting to help with survivors of human trafficking or the sex trade face is “What can I do?” I would like to address this by providing tangible options for supporting those who strive to break from trafficking situations. One thing to ...

  • Supporter Spotlight: One High School Senior Makes a Huge Impact

    August 1, 2014

    We have been so delighted to work with Raquel Medrano over the past year. She has poured into Street’s Hope in so many ways, including hosting a fundraiser, volunteering, and raising awareness about sex trafficking in Denver. We are so impressed at all she has accomplished at a young age, but we are even more ...

  • Why I Volunteer and Donate to Street’s Hope – Katherine Rushing

    May 1, 2014

    I first heard about Street’s Hope the week that I moved to Denver from a church I was visiting. Up to that point in my life, I had very little awareness of sex trafficking. Street’s Hope sounded like a good way to get involved in the community of a city that was new to ...