Religion & Spirituality:Christianity
Informed Radio's Interview with Shannon Forsythe of Run 2 Rescue
I speak with Shannon Forsythe, President/Co-Founder of Run 2 Rescue.
Run 2 Rescue is a Christian organization that will reach, rescue and restore victims of Human Trafficking. To Reach in the darkness and identify the victim and pull them out of bondage, to Rescue the victim and put them in a safe living environment, and to Restore them to a full and abundant life. Once a victim is rescued with our organization, they are with family. This will not be a group home, this will be their home.
Reach: Run 2 Rescue works with the church as well as local, state and federal agencies to help identify victims of Human Trafficking. We will actively work to change laws to make it harder for the pimp/trafficker to sell another human being in the commercial sex industry. We will also work to change the laws to make it a felony for any person/john who purchases another human being.
Rescue: Once a victim is identified we will do everything we can to protect them and provide a safe place for them recover and heal. Our home will be called the "Gateway of Hope". We welcome girls who have been trafficked as young as 11 years old and up to 27 years old. We are not designed to be a group home as we seek to place these victims with vetted families. We seek to be a place where these kids can feel safe and eventually be healed from the ravages of trafficking. It will be a place where beauty dwells. We dream it will be a place where girls can work with horses and animals, plant their own gardens and have things they can call their own. It will be a time where healing can begin and where they can learn how the Lord speaks tenderly to them. Hosea 2:14
Restore: The statistics are too low for most girls long-term success. Through much prayer and God’s vision, we realize this must be a lifelong process. We must be a place where they can come back for the holidays. When they turn 18, we will have a mentor program in place for them. We will have 4 mentors to one girl. Each mentor will be there in different areas to help transition them to be able to face life ahead and see their dreams come true. Our mentors will help them go to school, pick classes, apply for jobs, establish bank accounts and put budgets together helping where parents would normally help. We want to give our kids as many tools where they have every chance of succeeding.
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