It’s a wonderful time of year, and the most deserving recipients of the spirit of giving are those who make it possible for us to live the way we do. Generally given less attention than highly advertised days like Black Friday or Cyber Monday, perhaps the most important event every holiday season benefitting folks nationwide … Continue reading ASEA’s Advancing Life Foundation Focuses on Others for Giving Tuesday
Now is the time of year when our thoughts—and social media posts—turn to what we’re thankful for most. This act of recognizing our blessings serves to increase our gratitude. One of the ways we do that at ASEA is by giving, and the volunteers at the Advancing Life Foundation have made that a focus throughout … Continue reading ASEA & Advancing Life Pledge to ‘Do Something’ This Holiday Season
When the Advancing Life Foundation heard that ASEA was pairing up with Orange County Choppers, they jumped at the chance to help organize a special event to raise money for their charitable partners, Operation Underground Railroad and St. Jude’s. The OCC team was on-site at ASEA’s Convention to unveil the custom ASEA bike they had … Continue reading Advancing Life’s ‘Ride for Freedom’ with Orange County Choppers Raises Proceeds for O.U.R. Initiatives
When Officer Alyssa Burrows started her first job out of her graduate program, she had no idea her closest coworker would be a dog. “As I began to develop relationships with different co-workers, another officer in the sex offender unit mentioned he had once tried to earn an assignment with an electronics detecting dog,” remembers … Continue reading Champ the Dog Is Thriving in New Job Fighting Crimes Against Children
The ASEA Advancing Life Foundation has funded the training of a third electronics storage detection (ESD) law enforcement dog for Operation Underground Railroad. Once trained, this dog will be able to locate hidden electronic devices as small as thumb drives in the investigative work of bringing child sex traffickers to justice. The dog’s name is … Continue reading Tracking down Evidence, Preventing Suicide
The Thailand government continues to take steps to meet the standards of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA), relying heavily on funds from non-government agencies (NGOs) like those the Advancing Life Foundation has partnered with. Donations from ASEA associates have recently gone toward renovating and funding a one year lease for a victim rescue center … Continue reading Advancing Life helps fund Internet Crimes Against Children Center in Thailand
Funds raised by Advancing Life Foundation donors will now be credited to training amazing police dogs in two different states. Police dogs are helping Operation Underground Railroad track down perpetrators of human trafficking and keep them from harming children. Advancing Life’s favorite dog and sponsee, Banner the dog and his partner, police officer Kathy are … Continue reading Advancing Life Foundation sponsors 3 police dogs to aid in the fight against human trafficking
Thanks to the efforts and hard work of Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.), the silent prayers of 10 more hopeless, victimized children have been answered. On April 6, 2018, a rescue team in Central America successfully executed a secret O.U.R. mission, rescuing 10 helpless victims of sex trafficking. The exact location of the rescue is undisclosed … Continue reading Operation Underground Railroad Rescue Mission – Central America.