Originally founded in 2011 by a local pastor’s who is now serving on the mission field overseas, it was resumed in 2014 by two mutual friends who both shared a burdened to do their part in the fight against human trafficking.
Once a year, run4one selects local and international anti-human trafficking organizations as the beneficiaries of the run’s proceeds.
Each organization focuses on prevention education, rescue, restoration, lobbying, and policy reform that facilitates the abolishment of modern day slavery.
Run4one’s mission is to continue on in the fight against human trafficking annually while increasing awareness and funding to support deserving organizations that are positively impacting lives locally and globally.
Over 27 MILLION men, women, and children are being exploited for manual and sexual labor with 2 million victims in the U.S. alone.
The slave trade profits $32 billion ANNUALLY
They are typically kidnapped into the industry or sold into it by family under desperate circumstances.
1-2% of the victims are ever rescued
The average age of a victim is only 12 years old
Girls as young as 6 are sold 15-30 times a day
Every 30 seconds, someone is forced into slavery
Sex slavery the 2nd most profitable and fastest growing criminal industry in the world.