The 3rd Annual Pay-It-Forward Gala 2020
Join Us! As We Raise Awareness To Benefit Victims of Human Trafficking
An online virtual fundraising experience to support non-profit organizations continue their mission
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Human Trafficking is a horrific crime that leaves its victims traumatized for years! This evil is not only happening globally, it is happening here in the United States, and it’s happening in our own backyards.
With our 3rd Annual Pay-It-Forward Gala, we want to raise awareness and give you the opportunity to actively do something to fight trafficking and help suffering children, women, and men who are affected by this atrocity.
Your help is greatly appreciated as 100% of all net proceeds will be donated to help and support organizations that help victims of trafficking.
Here's what you'll get:
Empowerment, Awareness, Education and Prevention
Swag bag ($29 Value) while supplies last
Hollywood-Style entertainment with our special guest ($450 Value)
Chance to win awesome prizes
The satisfaction that you shine a light in a dark world by supporting an immensely important cause!
100% of all net proceeds will go to Strong Beginnings, a division of Orange County Rescue Mission, International Sanctuary/Purpose Jewelry, and to the Survivors featured here who continue to do the much needed work of bringing awareness and education to the public
Here's a quick preview of our Featured Speakers and Guests...
Maurice Kwon, Detective II
Los Angeles Police Department
Los Angeles Regional Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force
LeeDelle Kasper is...
an Advocate and Speaker against Human Trafficking and has a ministry called Beacon4Victims in collaboration with Refuge Calvary Chapel in Huntington Beach. The mission of this ministry is to spread the word about Human Trafficking and mobilize churches and the community to do something about this modern day slavery.Get My Ticket Now!
Susan Cramm has...
volunteered with International Sanctuary since 2013, serving as leadership coach, Treasurer, and Chief Operating Officer and currently, Board Chair. She committed to fighting human trafficking after visiting and working in Nepal, witnessing the impact of human trafficking and understanding the cultural and economic conditions that devastate communities, families and lives, providing few opportunities and little hope. International Sanctuary’s life-transforming social enterprise resonates with Susan’s expertise and Christian faith. Professionally, for over 20 years, Susan’s has served as a leadership coach to Fortune 500 clients, columnist and author. From mid 80’s to late 90’s, working for PepsiCo’s restaurant division, Susan served as CFO and CIO. Susan is an active member of her church and is married to fellow social-justice warrior, Bryan.Get My Ticket Now!
Jerome Elam is..
President and CEO of Trafficking in America Task Force. Raised in a broken home by an alcoholic parent, he is a survivor of child abuse/domestic violence, child sex trafficking, and child pornography. Today, Mr. Elam is a fierce Advocate for all children deprived of their voice. He is a public speaker, a staff writer, and known columnist for Communities Digital News. Recently featured as one of New York's New Abolitionists, he remains dedicated to the protection and empowerment of trafficked people. Staying true to values he learned in the Marine Corps continues to provide a safe harbor for all, regardless of age, race, gender, sexual identity, or immigration status.
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Melissa Whiteman was...
born and raised in the heart of Orange County, in Santa Ana. At the age of 13, she was kidnapped by a woman in her own neighborhood and was trafficked for 9 months. After escaping, she spent years on the streets, in and out of juvenile detention centers, and group homes. After many years of struggling, she gave her life to Christ and her life was transformed. She recently obtained her commercial insurance license and graduated with honors from Santa Ana College. She works diligently alongside numerous organizations as an advocate by bringing awareness and to help prevent human trafficking. She recently started her own non-profit called speakLIFE aimed at assisting runaways and children that age out of the foster system so they don’t become victims of human trafficking.Get My Ticket Now!
Sarita Callender is a...
Mother, sister, daughter, aunt, niece. Internationally published, award winning writer. Human trafficking survivor and public speaker. Veteran. Disabled. CEO of three entertainment companies producing movies, TV programs and video games. Loves languages, cooking, knitting and playing video games.Get My Ticket Now!
John Guastaferro is...
the CEO of Anaheim Community Foundation, award-winning brand expert, speaker, author, and world-renowned magician! He has entertained s across 11 countries and is a frequent headliner at the world-famous Magic Castle. John’s interactive virtual show is crafted to mystify, entertain, and inspire you right through the screen. Enjoy this experience as John brings wonder to life.Get My Ticket Now!
The 3rd Annual Pay-It-Forward Gala is Made Possible By The Support Of The Following Sponsors:
(100% net proceeds will go to Strong Beginnings, a “division” of Orange County Rescue Mission, International Sanctuary/Purpose Jewelry, and to the Survivors featured here who continue to do the much needed work to bring awareness and education to the public)