Migrant Women Rescued from African Prison

Posted Posted in Rescue

Partner of the ASEA® Advancing Life Foundation, Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.) continues its efforts in Africa to rescue migrant domestic workers who are exploited and trafficked. A recent rescue mission funded by the ASEA foundation led to the release of 30 women who were wrongfully imprisoned in the Middle East. After years in prison, these […]

Pure and Helpful to Others: Why Rose Mary Skinner Volunteers

Posted Posted in Education, Poverty, Rescue, Stories

With her Hispanic heritage, Rose Mary Skinner is passionate about helping those in Acambay region of central Mexico in the community of La Rincon, to be independent and successful. When she heard about the ASEA® Advancing Life Foundation’s first expedition to Mexico, she was excited to be working side –by side with locals to improve their lives. The foundation hosts service expeditions every year to aid those in need. Rose Mary has been to both Mexico and Ecuador to aid […]

New Police Dog Tor Is Ready to Fight Human Trafficking

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Funds raised by Advancing Life Foundation donors have helped train another amazing police dog to assist the Derry Township Police Department. The newest Advancing Life dog-trainee, Tor, is a beautiful black Labrador retriever who is eager to get to work and help his partners out in the field.  Top Training for a Top Dog Thanks to a partnership with Operation Underground Railroad and the Jordan Detection K9 Unit, the ICAC team’s efforts in Hershey, Pennsylvania, will be better equipped to track down all evidence needed to convict perpetrators […]

Supporting Surging Food Needs in Southeast Asia and Central America

Posted Posted in Disaster Relief, Poverty, Rescue

For the past six months, the ASEA Advancing Life Foundation has worked with Global Foodbanking Network to help feed families in Southeast Asia and Central America. These needs have grown exponentially during the pandemic. Thankfully, many local organizations have stepped up and banded together to meet the rising needs. We are grateful for their efforts […]

Spotlighting Human Trafficking Prevention Month

Posted Posted in Rescue, Stories

Since January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, we are happy to provide an update on the progress being made through the ASEA® Advancing Life Foundation’s partnership with Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.). O.U.R. recently reported on the new Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) center in Ukraine. The project began in 2020 and has […]

How One Woman’s Donation Turned Into a Family Fundraiser for People in Cambodia

Posted Posted in Disaster Relief, Poverty, Rescue, Stories

It was the recent flood crisis in Cambodia that inspired Veronica Huebsch this holiday season. She had to do something to help out. She had already been donating a portion of her paycheck to the Advancing Life Foundation for over three years, a program in which many corporate ASEA employees participate. This year, however, she vowed to personally donate […]

Expeditioners Hugh & Anne Jenings Saw a Great Need to Serve & Decided to Do Something About It

Posted Posted in Disaster Relief, Poverty, Rescue, Stories

ASEA Platinum Executives Hugh and Anne Jenings knew firsthand the effects of poverty and the need to do something about it because they had lived in Mexico, El Salvador, and Panama for years before joining the Advancing Life Foundation for its first service expedition. “We witnessed poverty on an up-close-and-personal-basis so when we heard about […]

Inside the Training of the Newest ALF Sponsored Police Dog, Jab the Lab

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Funds raised by Advancing Life Foundation donors will soon be credited with training another amazing police dog to help in Operation Underground Railroad’s efforts to track down the evidence needed to convict perpetrators of human trafficking and keep them from harming children. Meet Jab, the Golden Retriever Advancing Life’s newest dog-trainee is a beautiful and […]