April 2015 Newsletter

Sarah

Be sure to check out this month’s newsletter… Amirah announces our new Executive Director! Save the Date for our May Fundraiser   Subscribe to our mailing list

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Join us May 21!

Sarah

We invite you to help us in re-launching the full Amirah program and re-opening the only safe home for domestically sex trafficked women in New England. This fundraiser will be fun and celebratory, featuring live music, passed appetizers, a silent auction, and thoughtful conversation. Speakers will include Peter DiMarzio of Homeland Security (a federal agency […]

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Big News! New Executive Director, Stephanie Clark

Carter Crockett

April Update Dear Friends of Amirah, Big News! New Executive Director, Stephanie Clark Amirah is glad and grateful to announce that Stephanie Clark (pictured above) will assume the position of Executive Director on April 27, 2015.  An extensive search process confirmed the strength and personal qualities Stephanie brings to the job of launching Amirah into a strong, sustainable […]

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Seeking a Home of our Own for Christmas

Carter Crockett

We are excited to be raising funds to BUY the house we have been renting.  The good news is that generous supporters have committed over 65% of the $55,000 we are seeking to offer as a down payment by December 31st. We are encouraged, because if the campaign succeeds, we will be saving expenses (lower mortgage vs. […]

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Amirah Safe Home Renovation: Bethany’s Story

Jenna Kepich

“These projects take time, but it’s the build-up of time you commit that eventually leads to the result.”  Bethany, a volunteer who also resided at the house as it was being transformed, used her passions for home design and women’s ministry to help repair and revitalize Amirah’s safe home. Her path to Amirah began several […]

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Amirah Safe Home Renovation: Margaret’s Story

Jenna Kepich

Knowing Amirah’s residents are enjoying the spaces she helped create is what brings Margaret joy. “I believe art is healing,” she says. “It’s one way God heals people, truly.” While many of Amirah’s room sponsors worked on individual rooms of the safe home, some volunteers, like Margaret, oversaw several areas. Inspired and encouraged by her […]

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July 2014 Newsletter

Sarah

July Update What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like. – St. Augustine Dear […]

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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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