Change a Heart, Change a Life!

Change a Heart, Change a Life to benefit The WellHouse

Originally from Southern California, I showed up on Alabama’s doorstep with preconceived notions of what this state and the people would be like. After some time, all of these began to fade away. This magical city gave me something I could never find in California; internal peace. It afforded me to begin living life through people rather than perceptions. My purpose in life has always been to help those that don't feel seen or feel heard. When I started California Country Organics, I knew it would allow me a platform to do just that. This is my third holiday season of being in business, and all good things happen in threes, so I KNEW this was the year to make the leap to really do some good! 

The Change a Heart, Change a Life Campaign is based on what Birmingham did for me.  This city changed my heart, my mind, and my life!  It’s time I give back to humbly say thank you for the life I have been afforded here and create positive change for the most disenfranchised and neglected.  From now until mid-January, this campaign will raise funds for The WellHouse, who exists to rescue and provide opportunities for restoration for female victims of human trafficking who have been sexually exploited. Based in a remote location, The WellHouse is a home with no prerequisites or requirements that often hinder victims from obtaining needed assistance.  They provide a safe residential environment to women, offering spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical support services.  They welcome all women who have been sexually exploited through human trafficking.  Regardless of race, color, creed, or religion, women in pain can be assured they will find love and acceptance at The WellHouse.

They don’t run on hopes, wishes, and prayers though!  They need funding to continue to do the amazing help they have been called to do!  The goal is to raise $40,000 by January 20th, just five days before their Gala which is during Sex Trafficking Awareness Month!  The money would go to, but not limited to maintenance of the facilities, including food, clothing, and hygiene items.  

Helping people is my way of screaming for the little girl I once was that I was too afraid to scream for.  Helping people is my way of making visible the young woman I once was that hid her pain and shame for repeating cycles of abuse.  I've made so many mistakes because I allowed my fears and pain to fuel my life.  I know I'm not the only one and I know there are women and children out there that need to have some hope that there are people that see them, hear them, and genuinely want to help and heal.

 

Thank you for your donation!  Every little bit helps fuel this organization and the impactful work they do so humbly.


Tracey Kennedy, President

For more information on The Change a Heart, Change a Life Campaign and California Country Organics, please visit www.calibamaorganics.com

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $15 
    • 2 mos
  • Taylor Brown-Walker 
    • $10 
    • 3 mos
  • Ashley Coston 
    • $5 
    • 3 mos

Organizer

Tracey Kennedy 
Organizer
Birmingham, AL
The Wellhouse 
Registered nonprofit
Donations are 100% tax deductible.
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