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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.

One Purse Heartbeat: September 2016 Newsletter September 27 2016

It was great to see so many of you at the One Purse Fall Inventory Clearance Sale. We sold hundreds of purses and had a lot of fun connecting with ladies who share a commitment to supporting sex trafficking survivors. If you missed the sale you can still shop our fair trade fashion accessories online. A special shout out goes to...Click Here to Continue Reading.

Recipe Corner: Shrimp and Grits Bites September 20 2016

Shrimp and Grits Bites   Southern style party flavors! These Shrimp and Grits Bites are easy to prepare and can be served hot or cold at your One Purse Gathering! Use this recipe as is or add your own flavors and style. Cook the shrimp in a skillet with your favorite seasonings, or for a more traditional dish, boil the shrimp with lemon, garlic, and bay leaves. Make the mini...

One Purse Heartbeat: A New Newsletter from One Purse September 10 2016

Welcome to the first issue of the “One Purse Heartbeat,” our new newsletter for donors, hostesses, advocates, and friends. The Heartbeat will keep you up to speed on new opportunities to support sex trafficking survivors and change lives. Our goal is to not only share inspiring survivor stories and ways you can help but also to provide useful information that adds value for you and your family. Click here to continue reading...

Recipe Corner: Spinach Tomato Toast Points August 21 2016

Spinach Tomato Toast Points  (in less than 15 minutes) This is a simple and fun recipe you can make fast and serve easy. You can serve a larger platter of the spinach and artichoke dip if you're having a buffet and set aside a small cup size portion for these fancy little bites. The main component is the spinach and artichoke dip, with the grated parmesan cheese serving as a...

Survivor Story: Christa and Into the Jordan August 20 2016

by Heather Case While visiting Naples for a One Purse Gathering hosted by the ladies of the First Baptist Church of Naples, we met with a woman by the name of Christa Hicks. Christa runs a ministry for trafficked and exploited women just up the road from you in Ft. Myers, called Into the Jordan. During Christa’s time in ministry she has served over 100 women in Ft. Myers and the...

Pulling the Thread August 24 2015

If a friend invited you on a mystery trip, would you go? If she refused to give you any details, but said trust me, itll be a grand adventure!” Would you be excited?