Slave Stealer Podcast 21: Needle in a Haystack

Slave Stealer Podcast 21: Needle in a Haystack

  This episode of the Slave Stealer Podcast, “Needle in a Haystack,” is next in the series of Glenn Beck’s narratives of O.U.R. operations. Today he describes the story of the O.U.R. team returning to a country to find one boy – Ozzy. Ozzy’s dad joined the O.U.R. team on the mission to find his son. They traveled to an unmarked village to find this young boy, who is now 8 years old. The team used a “magnet” approach –…

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Collaboration: Operation Handshake

Collaboration: Operation Handshake

  O.U.R. Funds a Three-Day Trip to Strengthen the Fight Against Trafficking in both Thailand and Cambodia. Last week, the O.U.R. Southeast Asia Team had the opportunity to attend Operation Handshake, a three-day conference in Cambodia. The purpose of this operation was to bring members of the Children, Women and Families Protection Center & Anti-Human Trafficking of Provincial Police Region 2, the Cambodian Anti-Human Trafficking and Juvenile Protection Police, an officer from the Thailand Internet Crime Against Children (T.I.C.A.C.) and…

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3 MOMENTS IN O.U.R. HISTORY

3 MOMENTS IN O.U.R. HISTORY

Stories that Changed History in the Fight Against Sex Trafficking    1. The Little Boy that Inspired Tim Ballard to Start O.U.R. Guesno believed that his missing son, Gardy, had gone through an illicit orphanage. His hunch was the only lead there was – and with the devastating earthquake that broke Port Au Prince, Haiti, his son’s case was lost in the sea of hundreds of missing kids. Gardy could be anywhere. Tim Ballard, while still a government agent, heard of…

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O.U.R. Supports Aftercare Homes Affected by Recent Natural Disasters

O.U.R. Supports Aftercare Homes Affected by Recent Natural Disasters

Recent natural disasters have affected many states and countries where we have partner aftercare homes, specifically in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Mexico. O.U.R. does it’s best to prevent trafficking and rescue from trafficking. The same is true when it comes to supporting our partner aftercare homes to be prepared before a disaster and support them after a disaster. According to statistics from Polaris, traffickers often spend their time recruiting wherever they see a vulnerability of which they can take…

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Slave Stealer Podcast 20: Fernanda, Our Florence Nightingale

Slave Stealer Podcast 20: Fernanda, Our Florence Nightingale

  In this episode of the Slave Stealer Podcast, “Fernanda, Our Florence Nightingale,” show host Glenn Beck narrates another story from O.U.R. This time, it is about a trafficking survivor named Camilla. He walks the audience through what it is like to be rescued from trafficking and start the difficult and hopeful process of healing. Fortunately, Camilla does not have to do it alone. Fernanda, a 30-something old woman dedicated to helping trafficking survivors, is by Camilla’s side every step…

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The Volcano100 Race: Why 2 Women Ran Around a Volcano for 24 Hours

The Volcano100 Race: Why 2 Women Ran Around a Volcano for 24 Hours

Volcano100 is an annual 100-mile mountain bike race in Costa Rica where over 1,000 bikers race around the Rincon de la Vieja volcano. Monica McIntyre helps co-direct the race. She and her business partner had been wanting to add an ultra-trail run to the race for a while – meaning that a select few runners would spend 22 hours running around the volcano instead of biking it. After becoming an active volunteer for O.U.R. this year, Monica had an idea….

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Slave Stealer Podcast 19: Signs of Mutiny

Slave Stealer Podcast 19: Signs of Mutiny

This episode of the Slave Stealer Podcast, “Signs of Mutiny,” is a little different than most – show host Glenn Beck narrates a first hand account of an O.U.R. undercover operation, painting a mental picture of sixty kids placed on a boat of American tourists waiting for them. None of the crowds passing by saw the signs that these kids were victims of trafficking. Luckily, the American tourist buyers were actually O.U.R. undercover operators. The local law enforcement officers were…

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WHY TONY ROBBINS WENT UNDERCOVER WITH O.U.R.

WHY TONY ROBBINS WENT UNDERCOVER WITH O.U.R.

Tony Robbins accompanied one of our jump teams on a rescue operation earlier this year. Hear his thoughts on what he witnessed:   William Wilberforce, a great leader of the abolitionist movement, gave influential people an opportunity to see slavery first hand. He knew that once they became a witness of the horrors of slavery, their hearts would be touched and would spread the word to create change. In his own words, “You may choose to look the other way, but you can…

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Prayer Request Update: Maria’s Miracle

Prayer Request Update: Maria’s Miracle

Update on Maria after Prayer Request. May 2017: We serve a gracious and amazing Lord who answers our prayers! We made it to Lima, Peru, last night and fought our way through the Lima rush hour to get to the hospital. They had everything ready for us. Within 45 minutes Maria was triaged, hooked up to an IV, got blood taken, and was given some medicine for her fever. She had 5 nurses, 1 technician, and a doctor preparing her to be admitted….

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2 High School Clubs That Support O.U.R.

2 High School Clubs That Support O.U.R.

Skyridge High The Skyridge High School Abolitionists Club began this year when art teacher, Mr. Hooley, suggested the idea to his students during one of his class periods. During that same class period, they formed a presidency and got the club rolling! Hailee, a member of the presidency, had heard of O.U.R. before and joined the club after she learned that children actually have to go through things like trafficking. She also spoke of the club members’ passion for the…

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