LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – January is National Human Trafficking Prevention Month and the Salvation Army is working to help survivors in a creative way.

Seeds of Hope is an anti-human trafficking program that offers services to get people long-term housing. One of the many things it does is give survivors a chance to explore art therapy.

The images they paint go on tote bags and greeting cards that people can purchase. Nicole Wessendorf with the Salvation Army said the women who participate get to explore their creative side, which a lot of them hadn’t been able to do for a long time.

“They’re really shocked by what they make,” Wessendorf said. “They don’t think they’re artists. But we’re all artists. And having them explore that is really powerful.”

Money raised from purchasing items will go back toward helping survivors. If you would like to purchase an item, click here and here.


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