Downtown Troy, Ohio was once again the site of our annual New Year’s Day 5k race. Being in the Midwest, you just never know what the weather will bring. We have had “cold, windy and snow” in the past on New Year’s Day, but this year, our 6th year in Troy, the weather challenge was [...]
The First United Methodist Church in Troy, Ohio announced this week several changes for the New Year’s Day World Race for Hope 5k. The race aims to call attention to the slavery that still exists in this country 150 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, and even the trafficking of human beings that takes place in [...]
Of all the different forms of human trafficking, one way consumers can truly make a difference is to become socially conscious shoppers. Billions of dollars worth of candy is sold in the United States each year, and Halloween is one of the biggest holidays for sales. The average American may not realize where their candy originated from, [...]
At the end of September, I was fortunate to be able to attend the 2 day Human Trafficking and Prostitution Conference in Toledo, Ohio. This was the 9th year of the conference, so I was surprised when I first heard about it this summer. I went to the conference with two representatives from the Love [...]
Although we have not been posting here lately, we still have been busy planning for the future of the World Race for Hope, as well as updating our followers on Facebook and Twitter. There have been three World Race for Hope races so far this year. We started the year off with our 5th annual [...]
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