Impact Austin's Girls Giving Grants Help Fellow Teens Find Life after Sex Trafficking

Girls Giving Grants from Impact Austin is awarding The Refuge for DMST (Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking) an $8,800 grant to help girls served by the Refuge go on educational field trips.

The grant-giving ceremony was held at The Refuge's new Refuge Ranch, a live-in rehabilitation facility that provides girls minors through age 19 trauma-informed, long-term restoration community with on-site services who have been exploited through sex trafficking.

Girls Giving Grants will present their check at City Hall. Impact Austin, a women's philanthropy group, will also present their grants in the amount of $100,000 each to four local nonprofit organizations: Austin Bat Cave, Con Mi Madre, American Gateways, and Half Helen Foundation.

Each year, Girls Giving Grants search for causes where their funding should go to and then vote as a group to support a program at their chosen nonprofit. Read the Entire Article


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