Amirah Safe Home Renovation: Teresa’s Story

Jenna Kepich

“She was like a second mother, as well as an older sister. I hope the women get infected with the spirit of my sister to do things that aren’t expected and are against the culture. I hope they are able to be brave, like her.” Teresa, an elementary school teacher in Danvers, MA, used inspiration […]

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Amirah Safe Home Renovation: Katrina’s Story

Jenna Kepich

This post is part of our blog series to highlight the amazing work of our many volunteers who give of their time, talents, and resources to the home – both the physical structure and to the residents within. This is Katrina’s story…   A talented student living in Boston’s North Shore area, Katrina was one of Amirah’s many […]

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The Safe Home Yard Transformation: Cheryl’s Story

Jenna Kepich

This post is part of our blog series to highlight the amazing work of our many volunteers who give of their time, talents, and resources to the home – both the physical structure and to the residents within. This is Cheryl’s story… “There was so much energy last summer from so many people who wanted […]

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Amirah Safe Home Renovation: Ted’s Story

Jenna Kepich

This post is the first in a series to highlight the amazing work of our many volunteers who give of their time, talents, and resources to the home – both the physical structure and now the residents within. This is Ted’s story…. Pieces of the Amirah safe house that were broken or tattered have become […]

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Brokenness

Sarah

The author, Kristy, wrote this after attending a training led by one of Amirah’s board members and after she read Girls Like Us. As you can see – she has been working with female survivors here in Boston for some time, and is now working with the boys. “Get your heart rate up, ladies! Over-the […]

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Ways you can support the women at Amirah!

Sarah

Tell your friends about Amirah – like our Facebook page, read (or write for) our blog! Help our residents connect to Women’s ministry opportunities and other women’s gatherings. Facilitate an activity inside/outside the home. Facilitate an outdoor activity. Help to organize different parts of the home. Join our gardening crew this Spring! Providing rides to/from […]

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When Human Trafficking Comes Close to Home

Jennifer Jean

What do you do if you’re just going along, shopping for a gift down the street from your home, and you come across a suspicious situation in a seemingly ordinary store? What if you think that women are being exploited in that store? This is what happened to poet Kathi Aguero. Part of what she […]

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Amirah Showed Up

Amirah Boston

  Amirah Showed Up Thanks to you, Monica* is now one of five human trafficking survivors living under our care in the safe home. “I was so close to going back to the streets because I didn’t have any other options. Amirah showed up just in time. This is the first time in ten years […]

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Become an Amirah Angel!

Amirah Boston

Last year we were touched by the number of donors and volunteers who gave generously in many ways to support the women of Amirah and other victims of commercial exploitation. Whether it’s a gift from yourself or on behalf of a friend or loved one, please consider a gift that will directly help to heal […]

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November Update

Amirah Boston

“I feel so special!” – Amirah’s first resident Dearest Amirah partners, It is with gratitude, humility and hope we announce that our first resident has moved in! Our very first resident’s initial response after moving in was: “Wow! I get to choose my own room?! I feel so special!” The women have expressed numerous times their disbelief in […]

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