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Take Root's Fundraiser:

Kid Gloves for Parents Handling Abducted Children Learning Lab

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Take Root via Crowdrise
June 01, 2013

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BENEFITING: Take Root

EVENT DATE: Jul 01, 2013

THE STORY:

GIVE THE GIFT OF A HAPPY ENDING

“Finding a missing child is called making a recovery, but being found is really just the very first step on a long and difficult road. It’s often not the happy ending people imagine.” - Melissa Haviv, Executive Director Take Root

An abducted child comes back forever changed, needing help to recover. No one knows this better than the members of Take Root, who were all once abducted children. But traditional missing child services end once missing children are found, often leaving reunited families on their own to figure out how to heal. Many never do. One out of every four members of Take Root has attempted suicide.

They tell us that being returned to parents equipped to help them navigate the road to recovery could have changed everything. But most came back to parents who were not given the tools and knowledge needed to help the family heal. Research indicates that less than 10% of parents reuniting with abducted children receive any kind of guidance.*

Together, we can fix this.

Take Root’s decade of hands-on work with victims at all ages and stages of recovery has given us unprecedented knowledge and insight into how parents can best support children victimized by abduction – please help us get this wisdom into their hands. Help Take Root build the Kid Gloves for Parents Handling Abducted Children Learning Lab, which will provide self-paced online training and tools to families in the process of recovery.

We need to raise $35,000 to fund this initiative. 

Please donate today, either here on Crowdrise or via paypal (lower processing fees) or by check to Take Root, POB 930, Kalama WA 98625.

And then, if you think this initiative is important, please use the Crowdrise tools on this page to join the fundraising team and create your own page to tell your own social network, in your own words, why you think the project needs to be funded.

On behalf of abducted children everywhere, thank you.

(Learn more about Take Root here)

* Reunification of Missing Children Project, Final Report, and, Take Root program data

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To This Fundraiser

$950

MONEY RAISED
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  • Rachel Egleston

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $200

  • Perri

    $20

  • DeeKals.com

    $20

  • Sam McClain

    $100

  • Angela Wade

     

  • PEGGY

    $50

  • Sara Elliott

     

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Rebekah J. Ford

    $50

  • Brandon & Cindy Hodge

    $100

  • The Toney's

    $40

  • Donna Minter

    $100

  • Sarah K.

    $20

  • Joey Cheng

    $100

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3% Raised of $35,000 Goal

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The Team: $950 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Take Root

Amount Raised

$580

 

2% Raised of $35,000 Goal

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Angela Wade

Amount Raised

$160

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Liss Haviv

Amount Raised

$100

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Heather Garza

Amount Raised

$90

 

4% Raised of $2,500 Goal

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Kelly Yokum

Amount Raised

$20

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NORAH BL

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Sara Elliott

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Donor Comments

Joey Cheng

Joey Cheng

DONATION: $100

My son has been abductees by his father, and I have not found him yet. I wish all abducted children could reunite with their left behind parent soon. 4 years ago

Sarah K.

Sarah K.

DONATION: $20

Hope this helps someone in need. :) 4 years ago

Donna Minter

Donna Minter

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

The Toney's

The Toney's

DONATION: $40

4 years ago

Brandon & Cindy Hodge

Brandon & Cindy Hodge

DONATION: $100

4 years ago

Rebekah J. Ford

Rebekah J. Ford

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Sara Elliott

Sara Elliott

For myself and my sister! If adequate resources had been available to us upon return to our mom it would have made the transition easier for all of us. Support this cause!!! 4 years ago

PEGGY

PEGGY

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Angela Wade

Angela Wade

To all the boys and girls like me, who felt alone. 4 years ago