Category: Blog, Events

THANK YOU FOR CELEBRATING International Day of the Girl WITH US Thanks to you and Me to Her, we were able to throw our International Day of the Girl Conference for 300 girls from Kibera! Though the project was not fully funded, we changed a few things in the program to ensure that the day was an inspirational and empowering time for …

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Category: Blog, Events

Dear Friends of Freely in Hope, On Saturday, August 25, 2018, we will be hosting our 8th Anniversary Gala at Dogpatch Studios in San Francisco! Over 240 guests from all over the Bay Area will join us for a special night of generosity and celebration — marking our success over the past eight years of equipping survivors of sexual violence to lead in …

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Category: Blog, Events, Uncategorized

  For Women’s Month, Freely in Hope celebrated the unique voices of our survivors and advocates! Each person plays a unique role in this ongoing battle against sexual violence.   Jewelry, a symbol of individuality and self-expression, was a focus of our most recent event: “Women’s Voice” hosted by Maggie Gunn in San Francisco! As an advocate for Freely in …

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Category: Blog, Events, Leadership

“I would like all the women who have gone through sexual and gender-based violence to speak out about their experiences as a way healing their wounds, to encourage other women who are going through this same trauma, and to find justice.” -Eunice, Social Worker & Counselor   This month, in celebration of International Women’s Day, we launched Advocates Society! As …

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When I was young, no one ever told me how great I can be. Nobody affirmed me of my gifts and strengths as a woman. Today, International Day of the Girl (IDG) helps reassure hundreds (even thousands) of girls—letting them know their dreams are valid… those dreams are important to me. For many of these girls, this day signifies the only …

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Dear Friends of Freely in Hope, On Saturday, August 26, 2017, we will be hosting our 7th Anniversary Gala at Dogpatch Studios in San Francisco! In addition to requesting your presence at this event, I humbly ask you, your corporation or your family to consider coming alongside us by being a Matching Sponsor for our Gala. Over 200 guests will …

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ABOUT THE WORKSHOP Art has the ability to speak meaning beyond words—expressing unspoken pain, unseen wounds, the possibility of hope, and audacious dreams. In this workshop, engage in art practices, and processes of reflection that illustrate how the intersection of art and healing leads to transformation. The Art + Healing workshop is designed for those in search of healing for …

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  Join Us! AUGUST 26, 2017 6-9 PM (Doors open at 5:30 PM)    – DOGPATCH STUDIOS 991 Tennessee St San Francisco, CA 94107 – Our 7th Anniversary Gala will bring together all of our supporters from around the country to celebrate seven years of providing holistic education for survivors of sexual violence in Kenya, Zambia, and South Africa. This …

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Category: Blog, Events, Storytelling

OCTOBER 22 INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL Kibera, Kenya On Saturday, we held our annual International Day of the Girl conference! It was a huge success! This year’s conference brought together 100 students from all around Nairobi to develop leadership skills, storytelling with dignity, and violence prevention through education. We gathered in Kibera, East Africa’s largest slum, to celebrate girls! …

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Category: Blog, Events, Uncategorized

As 2015 draws to a close, we’ve reflecting on all we’ve done and celebrating all we’ve achieved through your support. It’s been a transformative year for Freely in Hope and we’re excited to celebrate another year of equipping survivors and advocates to lead in ending the cycle of sexual violence in Kenya. Check out a few of our highlights! We …

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