Contact Us

Local Boutique Helps Support Victims Of Sex Trafficking [VIDEO]

Ashli Gerdes, WJON News

COLD SPRING — A local boutique is teaming up with the organization  Breaking Free to help victims of sex trafficking.

Michelle TeBrake owns Trendsetters Boutique in Cold Spring. She had been globally active in Muldova helping very young girls who were forced into the trafficking market.

Her friend Heather Cailler is the director of marketing and development at Breaking Free. It’s an organization founded in 1996 that helps Minnesota sex trafficked victims get back on their feet. Cailler started telling TeBrake about the large number of sex trafficked victims in Minnesota.

TeBrake says she was overwhelmed when she heard Minnesota’s sex trafficking statistics.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

TeBrake decided to volunteer her time and donate a portion of her store’s sales to Breaking Free.

Cailler says Breaking Free decided to open a boutique of their own with proceeds going toward basic living essentials for sex trafficked victims.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

You can find out more information about Breaking Free and the Breaking Free Boutique by visiting their website.

See a video with Breaking Free below.

Information about a play on sex trafficking

 

 

More News from WJON

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wjon.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on AM 1240 WJON quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on AM 1240 WJON quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!