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One Purse Heartbeat June 2017 Newsletter June 24 2017

Many of you know that One Purse was born out of an experience I had with a purse. I fell in love with a handbag that I didn’t think I could live without, and then a tug on my heart said, "for the amount of money you are considering spending on that one purse, you could change someone else's life." Today I’ve had the privilege of seeing that divine inspiration and the power...

New TV Interview with One Purse Founder Heather Case June 21 2017

One Purse Founder Heather Case was interviewed recently for the Central Florida TV segment Polk Place. WATCH as Heather shares the history and the vision of One Purse.

One Purse Heartbeat: April 2017 Newsletter April 30 2017

Thank you to everyone who participated in and prayed for the 2017 Florida Anti-Human Trafficking Advocacy Day in Tallahassee. We had almost 200 individuals from around the state participate in the day’s events. It was a wonderful opportunity to come together and raise our voices for freedom. We kicked off the day with...Click here to continue reading the full version of the One Purse Heartbeat Newsletter.

One Purse Heartbeat: March 2017 Newsletter March 25 2017

One Purse is an Organizing Sponsor for the 2017 Florida Anti-Human Trafficking Advocacy Day at the Capitol. We will be raising our voices for freedom with other advocates and supporters from across the state. We will join together in a commitment to promote prevention, provide support to survivors, and continue the battle to end human trafficking once and for all.  Click to read the full issue of the March 2017 One Purse...

One Purse Heartbeat: January 2017 Newsletter January 26 2017

January has been an exciting month for One Purse with the announcement of the start of our partnership with Rebecca Bender Initiative (RBI). RBI offers online mentoring, life skills training, and life coaching for sex trafficking survivors through a program called ELEVATE. This intensive online 16-week curriculum, allows survivors to receive services regardless of where they live. This online course offers deeper levels of healing, business development, and leadership. There...

New Volunteer Needs January 25 2017

Volunteers Needed One Purse relies on faithful supporters who share their time, talents, gifts, and witness to help "Restore Her Dream." Below are new volunteer opportunities that are now available: One Purse Special Event Volunteers – A Special Event volunteer may assist with setting up and decorating event space, serving food, greeting guests/visitors with a welcoming smile, helping visitors with questions and directions, checking guests in at an event, and/or cleaning...

Find and Follow Your Dreams Using This Worksheet January 23 2017

MY DREAM WORKSHEET Sometimes, for a variety of reasons, we don’t follow our dreams or set goals. This worksheet can help you get back on track with your goals and dreams. “A Goal is a Dream with Detailed Direction and a Deadline…” ~ Jay Strack Click Here to View Dream Worksheet This worksheet is available thanks to Diane Strack.

One Purse Heartbeat: December 2016 Newsletter December 10 2016

My favorite Christmas song is the Little Drummer Boy. The young boy hears about the birth of a newborn king, the Messiah that has been foretold since the beginning of time. The boy is invited to come and meet this child, but he realizes that important people will be there, people who may be bringing lavish gifts like gold, frankincense and myrrh. He looks down at his little drum and thinks to himself,...

Recipe: Peppermint Christmas Cookies December 04 2016

Try this fun festive Christmas cookie recipe for your holiday Gathering! One Purse Peppermint Christmas CookiesInstead of hosting a cookie exchange or white elephant exchange this Christmas, host a One Purse Gathering (purse exchange) and ask your guests to donate a specific dollar amount $10, $25, $50, whatever you feel would fit your crowd.  Ingredients: 1.5 sticks of butter, softened to room temp 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1 egg 1/4 tsp natural...

One Purse Heartbeat: November Newsletter November 19 2016

This month I’m excited to share some BIG news! One Purse is partnering with the Rebecca Bender Initiative to provide grants for the trafficking survivors that they serve throughout the Southeast (FL, GA, AL, MS, LA, AR, TN, SC, & NC). This grant program will provide...Click Here to Continue Reading. In This Issue: Announcing a New Partnership! $25 for 25 Giving Tuesday Campaign One Purse Holiday Gathering One Purse Peppermint Christmas...

One Purse Heartbeat: October 2016 Newsletter October 29 2016

Last year at this time, I couldn’t believe how quickly the fall holidays snuck up on me! One minute I was in the store buying candy for the trick-or-treaters and almost overnight, retailers were in full on Christmas mode. “What about Thanksgiving?” I thought to myself. This year I’m getting a jump on the stores by sharing what I’m thankful for in our October issue of the One Purse Heartbeat. Click...

One Purse Reaches New Audiences in Orlando Sentinel Article October 17 2016

Orlando charity fights trafficking with 'power of the purse' Heather Case is the founder of One Purse, an Orlando-based nonprofit that raises money for survivors of human trafficking. One Purse charity aims to raise $100K for human trafficking survivors by hosting handbag swaps. Click here to view the complete article in the Orlando Sentinel.