Brian and Heidi Bartes
1440. That’s the number of minutes each day a victim of human trafficking is enslaved. And it’s the same number of minutes each of us has every day to do something about it.
This year, over 400 people have stepped out in faith to help free human trafficking victims, by running or walking a Detroit Free Press Marathon event and raising money so that organizations in and around Metro Detroit can continue the fight in this area. We're so proud of this team, most of whom are not “runners” or distance walkers.
There are so many requests for our limited financial resources. But, if you have capacity or are feeling led, we would greatly appreciate your financial support of Love Runs. Heidi and I are both running 13.1 miles (plus hundreds of training miles), to raise money for and awareness of human trafficking. Money is time, and funds raised by Love Runs will shorten the time impacted children are at risk, and victims can be rescued and restored.
Safe housing, victim services, building and increasing capacity for adult victims, expanding street outreach in Detroit and educational and vocational training are just some of the initiatives that Love Runs funds.
Human trafficking is not just a global issue; it’s also a local issue. That’s why all dollars raised by Love Runs will stay in Metro Detroit.
No amount is too small, or TOO BIG, and we hope you will join the fight by supporting Love Runs.
Whether you donate or not, please pray fervently for the end of human suffering. Thank you for reading, and thanks for your support.
Brian & Heidi
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