100% of the proceeds from the benefit went to Stop Child Trafficking Now, a non-profit organization that exists to stop child trafficking by targeting the source of child trafficking:
The evening kicked off with product viewing from featured mom entrepreneurs Sheena Edwards, Founder/Designer of Lizzie Lou Shoes; Leslie Haywood, Founder/Inventor of Grill Charms by Charmed Life Products; Ros Guerrero, Founder/Inventor of Ficklets; Marianne Impal, Founder/Inventor of RaeCole Products; Amy Sapirstien, Founder/Designer of MommyMitten;
A short presentation was conducted by SCT NOW’s premiere volunteer and well-known political blogger, Elisha Krauss who spoke about the statistics of child trafficking, a global epidemic classified as the second largest criminal industry affecting the lives of 1.2 million children. Mom entrepreneurs spoke about their involvement with child trafficking and their efforts to raise awareness in their communities upon returning to their hometowns.
Other surprises included a speech by Lucinda Cross, author and founder of Corporate Mom Dropouts; brief introduction of Patricia Cobe and Ellen H. Parlapiano, founders of MomPreneursOnline.com and creators of the term “Mompreneur”;
The event was sponsored by Mad Chic Boutique, The Work at Home Woman, Hybrid Mom Bazaar, Lusso Bags, Market Mommy, Entreprenette and OS Fashion. In-kind sponsors include Honest Tea, Weinman Products LLc, Her Journey Magazine, Excel Rainman, Pingo and Free Pharmacy Discount.
To interview featured mom entrepreneurs, SCT NOW, DJ FlyyMommy or Lucinda Cross, contact Desiree Frieson firstname.lastname@example.org.
The “2nd Annual Mom Entrepreneurs Against Human Trafficking”
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