The story began in August of 2015 when Becky Rasmussen traveled into the heart of the Sturgis Bike rally in South Dakota. At the rally, she had an encounter with a young teenage girl named Marissa. This encounter set the wheels in motion for Call to Freedom to become its own 501(c)3 nonprofit and for the implementation of Marrisa's Project
Marissa's Project is an 8 unit apartment complex, which is a transitional housing program, serving adult women victimized by sex trafficking. We have found, through both research and our work that creating a safe environment where individuals can be supported and find stability is necessary for successful long term transitions out of a human trafficking situation. Not only are women offered shelter but are also provided access to occupational therapy, counseling, transportation, advocacy, chemical dependency groups and other supportive services. Our ultimate goal is to see these women transition into productive and self-sufficient members of our community.
|Shower Curtain/Liner (10)||Small Garbage Cans (2)||Large Garbage Cans (2)|
|Pots and Pans (1 set)||Potholder (4)||Silverware (2 sets)|
|Wall Clocks (3)||Roku Boxes (3)||Small Bookshelves (2-3)|
Gift Cards are becoming increasingly useful because they offer flexibility for us to shop for resources as needs are identified. Lewis and HyVee gift cards are especially helpful as they allow us to assist with prescription purchases.
|Toilet Paper||Feminine hygiene products||Trash bags|
|Perfume/body mist||Deodorant||Women's socks|
|Women's underwear (L/XL)||Women's clothing (L/XL)||Paints (Acrylic)|
|Paper||Canvas||Faith DVD's (Joyce Meyer/Beth Moore)|
|Snacks (please call for current needs)|
|$25-$50 Gift Cards:|
|ACE Hardware||Walmart||Get N Go Gas Vouchers|
|Sioux Area Metro Bus Passes||West Mall 7 Move Tickets||Century 14 Theater Movie Tickets|
|$5-$10 Gift Cards:|
|Subway||Pita Pit||Burger King|
|Wendy's||Juice Stop||Other Fast Food Restaurants|
Please contact us at 605-221-4857 (x3) to coordinate drop off. Thank you for your support!