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Mentorship Program to Launch this Year

Posted by: Jamie Hergott | Monday, March 23, 2015

We are excited to announce that Purchased is launching a mentorship program this year. The basis of the program will be for Purchased volunteers to walk alongside women who have been trafficked and exploited. This is a new area of survivor support for Purchased, and we are thrilled to offer it to victims in Indianapolis. The purpose of this program will be

An opportunity to DO more!

Monday, November 24, 2014

As we approach a new year, many of us will say we want to DO MORE...learn more, volunteer more and be more involved. We have some amazing opportunities that can help you do just that. We have a big need for committee members right now for various events and projects. This is a perfect chance for you to dip your toes into volunteering with Purchased by

ISIS says Islam justifies slavery - What does Islamic law say?

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Professor Bernard Freamon teaches courses on modern-day slavery and human trafficking at Seton Hall University School of Law in New Jersey and also specializes in Islamic Legal History. He is currently writing a book, "Islam, Slavery and Empire in the Indian Ocean World." The views in this article are his alone. Read the full article here.

Recent Happenings for November

Thursday, November 20, 2014

We have been doing many exciting things this month. Find out what here!

Cincinnati, OH man pleads guilty to sex trafficking

Thursday, November 20, 2014

LOUISVILLE, KY-A Cincinnati, OH, man pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court today to multiple charges including commercial sex trafficking. Christopher Hisle, 45, was arrested on April 8, 2014, in Louisville, Kentucky after he drove a young woman from Cincinnati to Louisville to engage in prostitution at the Red Roof Inn on Blairwood Road. A subsequent FBI

Meet our Fall Interns

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Purchased's Equipping Advocates program provides internship opportunities for people who are interested in Assisting in the operations of a start-up non-profit Applying classroom knowledge and theory while furthering Purchased’s mission Becoming aware of and participate in the Indianapolis anti-trafficking network Increasing understanding of human

Purchased Turns Three!

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

We celebrated our third birthday as a non-profit last week! We are humbled by our past and excited about our future. Here are a few things we accomplished within the past year: Held our third annual Illuminate dinner Held our fourth annual Run For One 5k Held our fourth annual Summer Series Presented to nearly 800 people Set up Purchased booth at

Our New Website is Here!

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

We are THRILLED to announce that our NEW website is here! We think it's amazing, and we are excited to share it with you. Take a look, click around, and let us know what you think. Our friends at SpinWeb have done an incredible job creating this website for us, and we are deeply grateful to them. Not only that, but they were wonderful to work with.