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How Nellie Helps to Prevent Trafficking (and Other Home-grown Ideas)

How Nellie Helps to Prevent Trafficking (and Other Home-grown Ideas)

Nellie, from Chicago, has been helping to spread LUV by using her business (and inspiring her grandchildren to give back). Read her inspiring story for local creative ideas you can use to protect and empower those vulnerable to human trafficking in warzones…

You and Peter are Changemakers Empowering Lives

You and Peter are Changemakers Empowering Lives

Growing up in a warzone, Peter Lomago (Hope For South Sudan's indigenous director) became interested early on in pursuing something greater than himself. Because educational infrastructure in his region had collapsed, when Peter was about nine years old, he left his...

Hearts of Courage

Hearts of Courage

Heart. It’s one of the first words I learned to love in Dinka. The word is spelled “piop” but pronounced “poe”.  For the past few weeks, I’ve been looking through my 2006 journal and at my old photos, reflecting on my 15-year journey with the anti-trafficking mission...

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Liz and The Power of Extravagant Love

Liz and The Power of Extravagant Love

Trust steadily in God, hope unswervingly, love extravagantly. And the best of the three is love. -1 Corinthians 13:13   For years, this sweetie's photo has been our Valentine's Day Ambassador... and for good reason! "Liz's" world has been transformed by an...

Plus One

Plus One

"We need to stop just pulling people out of the river. We need to go upstream and find out why they are falling in." -Bishop Desmond Tutu   Human trafficking is on the rise. With your support, LUV plans to increase our response to end exploitation of the most...

Prevent Trafficking and Empower Lives through The LUV Collective

Prevent Trafficking and Empower Lives through The LUV Collective

Many of us have turned on the TV to be immediately overwhelmed with the endless stream of bad news, tragedies both personal and national, international crises, etc.  It can be overwhelming, and the tendency is to throw up one's hands and say, “I give up! It’s too...

Give LUV All Month

Give LUV All Month

With human trafficking on the rise, we are committed to increase our response to end exploitation of the most vulnerable through prevention. This February, we’re inviting you to take your partnership to the next level by helping grow LUV all month long…

Be the LUV You Want To See In the World Today

Be the LUV You Want To See In the World Today

Be the LUV you want to see in the world. We are on a mission to transform the world with Christ's abundant and generous love by protecting and empowering those who are most vulnerable to human trafficking in warzones. This February, we're inviting you to take your...

A Guide to LUV Day 2021

A Guide to LUV Day 2021

To celebrate the true meaning of Valentine’s Day this year, Lift Up the Vulnerable asks that you give LUV to our world’s most vulnerable children and women all month long…

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