Words of Encouragement

Words of encouragement make a difference

Some of the teen survivors served by Ascent 121 live in a secure residential recovery center for six to twelve months. They receive medical and therapeutic care there, attend high school classes, and have free time for activities. Recovery can be lonesome and discouraging, Scripture and words of encouragement are sincerely appreciated by the teens during their recovery journey.
STEP 1 LEARN

  • Learn more about domestic minor sex trafficking and the work of Ascent 121 by watching this short video
  • Click here to learn more about what the kids experience while in recovery

STEP 2: DECIDE AND WRITE

  • Decide if you would like to provide cards for a holiday (ie: Christmas or Valentine’s Day) or if you’d like to provide encouragement cards for anytime.
  • Your message can include a message, prayer, scripture verses, scripture coloring pages, or bookmark.

STEP 3: PREPARE TO DELIVER

  • Consider praying for the Ascent 121 teens who will receive your notes.
  • Write Ascent 121 Teen on the outside of the envelope. PLEASE DO NOT SEAL ENVELOPES.
  • Place all notes in a zippered bag. Include a note that says what church or organization you are from and the contact information for the leader of your group.

STEP 4: DELIVER

  • Contact volunteer@ascent121org to make arrangements to drop off the bag of notes.

Teen who survive sex trafficking have endured extraordinary trauma. Working with those clients all day every day is very stressful to the Ascent 121 staff and frequently results in secondary trauma (stress, inability to sleep, challenges in maintaining relationships, overly emotional, depression, anxiety, etc.

As a faith-based agency, scripture and words of encouragement are sincerely appreciated by the staff.

STEP 1 LEARN

  • Learn more about domestic minor sex trafficking and the work of Ascent 121 by watching this short video
  • Click here to learn more about what the kids experience while in recovery
  • STEP 2: DECIDE AND WRITE

  • Decide if you would like to provide cards for a holiday (ie: Christmas or Valentine’s Day) or if you’d like to provide encouragement cards for anytime.
  • Your message can include a message, prayer, scripture verses, scripture coloring pages, or bookmark, git card such as $10 Starbucks.
  • STEP 3: PREPARE TO DELIVER

  • Consider praying for the Ascent 121 staff who will receive your notes.
  • Write Ascent 121 Staff on the outside of the envelope.
  • Place all notes in a zippered bag. Include a note that says what church or organization you are from and the contact information for the leader of your group.
  • STEP 4: DELIVER

  • Contact volunteer@ascent121org to make arrangements to drop off the bag of notes.
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