“Stand for One” gala will host prominent psychologist, live music, and an auction
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GREENVILLE, N.C. — Over 400 guests and advocates against human trafficking will come together on October 10 at the Greenville Hilton with the goal to raise $50,000 for “The Anchor House.” The shelter will be the first in the U.S. exclusively for boys that have been sex trafficked and exploited. Restore One, a Greenville non-profit is hosting the event.
“While the victimization of each gender requires an equal grade of attention, the sex trafficking movement has largely overlooked the fact that it happens to boys too,” said Director Anna Smith.
Dr. Allender, a prominent psychologist is the keynote speaker for the event. Dr. Allender specializes in trauma and abuse therapy. He helped found The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology, is an author of several books and is featured in the award-winning documentary, Nefarious, as an expert on human trafficking. Greenville native and water sports champion, Kristi Overton will be the master of ceremonies.
“The Stand for One Gala is a great event to learn about the mission and the vision of Restore One. Join us and come together to stand for one,” said President Chris Smith.
The gala will also include live music and a silent auction. Tickets are on-sale online. Sponsorships are also available and offer varying incentives: ads in the program, logo placement, on-stage speaking opportunities, presentation of auction items and tables for guests, among others.
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Kristi Overton Johnson is a Greenville, NC native and professional water skier. Overton is World Record Holder in the women’s slalom from 1992-2010. Overton is a non-profit director, Christian, and freedom fighter. She will be the master of ceremonies for Restore One’s gala, “Stand for One” in October. Proceeds go to the purchasing and funding of “The Anchor House.”
On October 10th at the Greenville Hilton, Restore One will be hosting the gala, “Stand for One.” Funds will go towards RO’s first shelter, “The Anchor House.” This shelter is the first of its kind in the U.S. because it will serve male minors exclusively. Bellow are our sponsors for this gala. On behalf of RO staff and the boys that will receive care at “The Anchor House” : thank you.
Presenting Sponsor – Edwards Pharmacy
Project So Loved Sponsor – Jimmy Johns of Greenville, NC
Project So Loved Sponsor – Minges Bottling Group Inc
Project So Loved Sponsor – Ignite Church
Project So Loved Sponsor – Rose Hill FWB Church
Project So Loved Sponsor – Cross Pointe Church
Project So Loved Sponsor – Overton Group Reality
Project So Loved Sponsor – East Carolina Kiddy College
Project So Loved Sponsor – The Smart Law Firm
Project So Loved Sponsor-Open Door Church
Project So Loved Sponsor -Solar Creations
Project So Loved Sponsor – Pearl Ministry (New Bern, NC)
Freedom Fighter sponsor-Goodwin Construction
Table Sponsor – Reimage Church Sponsor
Table Sponsor – Epiphany Creations
Table Sponsor – Cline Hall Agency
Restore One Sponsor – Crawford & Company (Hair Salon)
Ministry Sponsor – Transforming Hope Ministries (Durham, NC)
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