December 6, 2018 Dragonfly

We love to celebrate the holiday season at The Dragonfly Home! Our Human Trafficking Relief and Restoration Center in Oklahoma City sparkles with brightly colored decor and glows with twinkle lights. The people we serve who have come out of human trafficking are enjoying the beautiful, festive atmosphere! We want to make the holiday season…

December 6, 2018 Dragonfly

Victims of human trafficking we serve at The Dragonfly Home had the opportunity to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving feast at our Human Trafficking Relief and Restoration Center! Those who attended had a wonderful meal of turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberry sauce, green beans, corn, rolls, and cookies. The gravy was definitely the biggest hit! Our friends at…

October 17, 2018 Dragonfly

We are super excited to announce that Norman Mitsubishi and Big Red Sports/Imports donated a second vehicle to The Dragonfly Home!! Staff at The Dragonfly Home need vehicles to transport human trafficking victims to safe places, whether that means taking them to a location that is hundreds, or even thousands, of miles away from a…

September 25, 2018 Dragonfly

When survivors of human trafficking come to The Dragonfly Home, many set the goal of overcoming substance abuse. Some trafficked people may be forced to use drugs and alcohol by a trafficker. For others, drugs and alcohol are their only available means of coping with the trauma of being sold as a product day in…

September 19, 2018 Dragonfly

People who have experienced human trafficking often may contemplate taking their own lives. They commonly battle severe depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, anxiety, and a host of other mental health struggles, which sometimes can lead to hopelessness. BUT THERE IS SO MUCH HOPE. When trafficking survivors come to The Dragonfly Home, they find people who understand…

September 19, 2018 Dragonfly

Trafficked people experience frequent and severe violence in human trafficking, making them highly vulnerable to traumatic brain injuries. Traffickers and sex purchasers may inflict repeated strangulation, as well as punches and kicks to a survivor’s head and face, on practically a daily basis. When multiple traumatic brain injuries accumulate over time and receive no medical…

August 29, 2018 Dragonfly

A Crown of Beauty for Caroline Caroline*, a survivor of human trafficking, is an inspiration for The Crown of Beauty Gala. Our inspiration for naming our gala The Crown of Beauty Gala comes from a verse in the book of Isaiah. The words say that God takes ashes of crushed hopes and dreams and and…

August 27, 2018 Dragonfly

A Crown of Beauty for Becca Becca*, a survivor of human trafficking, is an inspiration for The Crown of Beauty Gala. The name for our Crown of Beauty Gala was inspired by a verse in the book of Isaiah where God replaces the ashes of brokenness and gives a “crown of beauty” in their place….

August 27, 2018 Dragonfly

A Crown of Beauty for Jessica Jessica*, a survivor of human trafficking, is an inspiration for The Crown of Beauty Gala. We chose our gala’s name based on a verse in the book of Isaiah where God takes ashes life sometimes gives us – the remains of destroyed hope, a broken sense of self-worth –…

August 24, 2018 Dragonfly

We’re so excited for the 3rd annual Crown of Beauty Gala! On Thursday, October 11, we’ll gather at the Farmer’s Public Market, from 6-8:30PM and have a great night while raising funds for The Dragonfly Home’s services for survivors of human trafficking! (Get your tickets here!) We’re introducing a lot of NEW things this year,…