Faraway Neighbors

For the past few years there’s been a big push to do everything locally. We’re all encouraged to buy from local retailers and eat food from local farms, and especially to support local causes and non-profit organizations. Many non-profit organizations tout on their websites and in their literature that all money raised will stay right […]

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In an effort not to suck

I’m still raising money for Love146 by Treading on Trafficking. I haven’t been talking about it much in real life or on the interwebs because it’s so uncomfortable to ask people for money. When I went to Love146’s conference nearly two years ago, Rob Morris, a co-founder of Love146, said a few words to the […]

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Tread on Trafficking

“I got to take out what was hidden in my heart.” – Trafficking survivor, India Recently an aid blogger wrote about how she often gets asked what the best way is to get involved with a cause, and she answers:  give money. It doesn’t seem exciting to us here in America, but it’s what’s needed. There are […]

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The end

And so, my 60 days of forgetting to walk and begging my friends and family for money come to an end. I raised $420, short of my goal, but still a very respectable amount. Combined, the more than 1,000 “Treaders” raised over $100,000. Quick math shows that’s an average of $100 raised per person, which […]

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This is it!

It’s my last day to collect money for Love 146’s Tread on Trafficking campaign. Thanks to many of you, I am very close to reaching my goal of $500. But, I’m not there yet. Please go to bit.ly/hayleytot to donate, even if it’s only $5. Every little bit helps rehabilitate girls rescued from sex trafficking […]

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Tread on Trafficking Update #2

Day: 41 Miles Walked: 43.5 Money Raised: $260 So, I’m a little over halfway through my Tread on Trafficking campaign. As you can see from the above numbers, I’m a little over halfway to my fundraising goal of $500, and I’m a little under halfway towards my goal of walking 89 miles. I have a […]

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