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Consider Lift Up the Vulnerable as you plan your #GivingTuesday and holiday gifts!

Your generosity equips LUV to offer children food, housing, education, security, medical, spiritual, and trauma-informed care… plus lots and lots of love! These important resources are key components to addressing vulnerabilities, preventing human trafficking, and ending exploitation.

1. GIVE the GIFT of LUV

This Christmas, honor your family and friends while lifting up the vulnerable! When you give LUV in honor of a family member, coworker, or friend this Christmas they’ll be mailed a lovely Christmas card about the impact your donation is making in the lives of vulnerable children and women in warzones.


Multiple addresses/address lists can be emailed at any time to

Honor Cards must be submitted by December 17 for delivery by Christmas. 

2. Amazon Smile:

You shop. Amazon gives. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. Visit Smile.Amazon.Com and set Lift Up the Vulnerable as your designated charitable organization and shopping through that portal. Amazon Smile will automatically make a donation to LUV based on your purchase, without charging you. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.


3. LUV Book Recommendations:

Help educate your family and friends about human trafficking, Sudan and South Sudan. There are many wonderful books for different age groups. Here are just a few highlights:

  • SLAVE: My True Story by Mende Nazer and Damien Lewis

  • Not For Sale: The Return of the Global Slave Trade-and How We Can Fight It by David Batstone

  • Passport through Darkness by Kimberly L Smith-Highland


  • A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park

  • Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls Are Used in War by Michel Chikwanine, Jessica Dee Humphreys, Claudia Davila

Sold where all fine books are found.

What’s your favorite book? Let us know.

4. Shop Consciously:

There are many amazing organizations that provide job opportunities for human trafficking survivors and/or African artisans. Here are just a few highlights and websites to shop at:


DOUBLE YOUR IMPACT! Through a generous matching grant of $100,000 your donation will be DOUBLED through December 31!