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Donations

As you know, donations are badly needed to help vulnerable people in need. Whether they are survivors of human trafficking, victims of spiritual abuse, or members of oppressed populations experiencing forced evictions, your contributions can truly be life changing.

Operation Short Creek

Right now our focus is in providing humanitarian support to the FLDS population left in Short Creek (Hildale, UT and Colorado City, AZ). Thanks to so many generous people, we have been able to help people – primarily women and children – find housing, get jobs, receive therapy, get food, clothing and shoes, advance in their education and spread their wings in many ways.

Our current needs revolve around our little one-room schoolhouse, which is also a resource center. From 8 to 3, children are able to use the computers and receive specialized instruction to help them catch up in their reading, math and more. After 3, our little facility is available for use by FLDS mothers and others who need help – whether it is searching for housing, applying for jobs, picking up donations, taking classes and more.

To make a one-time donation, please click the button below. Thank you in advance for the kindness in your heart.



What is the money used for? Here are some of the things we need donations for:

Facility  $200/month for school room, $100/month for Short Creek Cottage

Therapy

The therapy groups (S&S + New Life Recovery) out of St. George have been doing a remarkable job changing lives. I have been told that their state funding is running out, so the free therapy provided is limited now. We want to keep therapy going for those who need it most, and we need funds to do this.

Technology

  • Educational software for Windows 7
  • Computer memory for our refurbished computers
  • Headphones for student computer use
  • Web cameras

See our up-to-date Amazon educational wish list HERE

Library

  • Non-fiction books, especially for early readers
  • Pizza $ for the reading celebrations

Safety & empowerment

  • Funds to bring Elizabeth Smart to talk to girls about safety
  • Funds to sponsor RAD Kids program for child safety.

Playground & Therapy Animals

  • Animal pens for temporary sanctuary for animals of evicted families ($75 a panel)
  • Saddles & feed for “therapy horses”
  • Fencing supplies for 30 ft. privacy fence
  • Picnic table: $100
  • Playground or trampoline for children: $350ish

Emergency

  • Emergency money for people in crisis
  • Mini-houses or trailers for emergency housing/volunteer quarters

Operating Expenses

  • Rent:  $200/month
  • Utilities: $150/month
  • Miscellaneous activities: $200/month

Mobile Classroom

  • Purchase an old school bus: $7,500
  • $30-$50,000 Modify it to become a mobile library / technology / educational resource room – similar to a STEM bus – to reach home schooled children in outer rural areas

 

 

 

Can you help with any of these things?

If not, or if you live too far away, can you make a financial contribution?  Paying rent on our schoolroom is of utmost importance!

 

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Our Federal Tax ID is 82-2410482 


Donation Options



Send physical items to Voices for Dignity, P.O. Box 848 Hildale, UT 84784

If you would like to volunteer or donate time, please contact Esther Barlow 435-619-3282 or Ashley Klaja 210-867-1227

See also our Campaign for Education!

To help us continue providing educational support and human services to needy FLDS, please considering sponsoring a month of rent. Simply click on the month of your choice, enter $200, and write the month in the note. You will receive a tax-deductible donation receipt.