• Lady Godiva’s Showgirls closes

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    Published July 20, 2015 GRAND RAPIDS – Lady Godiva’s Showgirls closes in GR In the dark corners of strip clubs all across the country, traffickers loom. Strip clubs are breeding grounds for trafficking – its disguise e ...

    Lady Godiva’s Showgirls closes
  • Summer Sales = Bliss

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    Published July 9, 2015 Some of you have been anticipating our annual sale all year. Well, we have good news for you: you can breathe easy because our annual Sidewalk Sale is back and you’re not going to want to miss this! ...

    Summer Sales = Bliss
  • For Kids Only!

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    Published May 25, 2015 Nobody likes to do chores. Working is just no fun when you could be playing with your friends. But lots of kids have to do chores all day without ever playing. Some even have to get jobs so they can & ...

    For Kids Only!
  • Life After Exploitation

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    Published May 18, 2015 A look at hope & healing Fluorescent light bathes the room, spilling onto the black tables and empty, cushioned, swivel chairs. The tables are laden with plastic organizers, boxes, and a metal bas ...

    Life After Exploitation
  • Rescue without Thinking

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    Published April 14, 2015 Giving in everyday life Sometimes giving can be tricky. When you’re already paying for food, clothing, heating, internet, water, gas, education, insurance, and anything else you may need to get by, ...

    Rescue without Thinking
  • Circle Tour:
    Traveling toward freedom

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    Published November 11, 2014 “We are not all meant to run safehouses, but we are all called to be safe places.” These words of WAR, Int’l president Becky McDonald encourage each person to take action in a way that is unique ...

    Circle Tour:</br>Traveling toward freedom

 

Women At Risk, International (WAR, Int’l) is a Grand Rapids-based, nonprofit organization, established to create circles of protection around at-risk women and children. Through culturally sensitive, value-added intervention projects and partnerships, we provide safe places to heal from abuse, trafficking, exploitation, and more. Our passion is to empower survivors to live and work with dignity and hope.

WAR, Int’l enables the creation safe places for women and children and also gives voice to their silenced cries. By educating communities about risk issues and providing individuals with practical ways to take action, we extend our reach through you.

Our programs and partnerships span the globe, reaching over 40 countries, including the United States. Each month, additional projects and partnerships are formed, increasing our ability to offer the rescued and at-risk a “hand-up” instead of a handout.

Understand the Risks

Discover helpful tips, action plans, and ways to protect the innocent from the hands of the trafficker.

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What can I do?

There are many ways you can get involved NOW, from volunteering your time to raising awareness.

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Shop with a Purpose

A treasure chest of hand-crafted gits made by or sold in support of at-risk and rescued women worldwide.

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ECFA is an accreditation agency that provides organizations like WAR, Int’l  with financial accountability. As an ECFA member, WAR, Int’l aligns its practices with high steward standards, ensuring excellence and honesty in all its financial dealings. To view a complete list of stewardship standards, please visit www.ecfa.org.