Freedom has been selected to join and test the new validated Social Impact Seal! So, what does that mean?
SocialVentures, the Better Business Bureau of Central Ohio, and Measurement Resources Company have joined forced to develop and launch a unique, innovative pilot program on behalf of the rapidly growing social enterprise sector, to validate the social impact they communicate to community stakeholders, consumers, and investors.
Teenage girl raises nearly $5,000 for Freedom a la Cart
Never underestimate the power of a woman on a mission! Even a young woman of 16-years old. Grace Welty, a 16-year-old junior at Westerville Central High School, wanted to do something to support Freedom a la Cart’s mission to empower survivors of human trafficking after discovering the severity of the sex trafficking issue in Central Ohio.
Since bringing Freedom food to Columbus in 2011, our organization has had a lot of help in getting to where we are today. We are driven by the stories of the incredibly strong women that we’ve come to know and work with. Through theircourage, perseverance, laughter, and friendship, these survivors of human trafficking keep us motivated in our fight for freedom.And so today, we wantto share with you the story of a woman who reinforces our cause every single day.
Vivian Kriel is one of Freedom’s first employees and a peer mentor for the women enrolled in the CATCH program. In providing these survivors with all the resources they may need, Vivian strives to encourage and support them through an incredibly vulnerable time.We asked her to share a little bit about her journey and why she continues to fight for Freedom alongside our organization.