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Tread on Trafficking is a wellness challenge and fundraiser this May to help end child trafficking and exploitation. It’s simple: Anyone anywhere can sign up. Treaders ask sponsors to support them for the number of miles or hours they spend running, swimming, biking, or working out from May 1-30.

Challenge yourself, connect to others, help protect children.

Already signed up? Get some resources to help you succeed in Tread on Trafficking!

Right now, it's estimated that about 4 million children are being trafficked. you can put your foot down to end child trafficking.

Here's how it works:

  • Choose a fitness activity

    and set a goal you feel you can reach. Consider biking, running, swimming, pilates, yoga — or be creative! Participants in Tread on Trafficking have done everything from pogo-stick to paddle board.

  • Personalize your page

    and set a fundraising goal. Keep it reachable - you can always increase your goal later! Add a photo to your page, tell your story about why this effort matters to you, and customize your URL.

  • Share about your goals

    to your friends and family - tell them about what you’re doing, ask if they’ll support, and send them a link to your page. Post your page on your social accounts, too!

  • Begin Treading

    either by yourself, with friends or a team. And know that with every step you’ll be helping children affected by trafficking.

take the first step:


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what does the money do?

Tread on Trafficking has been running a dozen years, and in that time has raised over $400,000. Those funds have been a part of Love146 reaching over 60,000 children with prevention education and survivor care.

with funds raised by your efforts, you are...

Providing a child recovering from trafficking with holistic care, journeying alongside them for as long as it takes.

Meeting a young person’s practical needs of food, healthcare, and education as they heal.

Supporting a survivor to access and succeed in higher education and employment.

Helping a victim to seek justice against their traffickers.

Preventing trafficking by helping a child understand vulnerability, spot the signs of trafficking, identify healthy support systems, and learn skills they need to stay safe.

Responding to a child who may be in danger by going to meet with them, listen to them, give them resources, and help them understand if they've been victimized.

Equipping a professional with an up-to-date and research-based child trafficking prevention curriculum, bringing it to youth in schools, juvenile justice and child welfare agencies, and other community settings.