WE ARE IN THE PRESS
Back in March, we talked to Kelly Diane Galloway, founder of FreeTHEM Center at Project Mona’s House. At the time, Galloway was working on a project that would see her and her team embark upon a 902-mile walk, following the trail of the Underground Railroad. The effort was timed to coordinate with Juneteenth, now a federal holiday.
It’s been a long journey for the FreeTHEM Walkers, a group led by traveling missionary Kelly Diane Galloway. It was formed to raise awareness and collect resources to support the victims of a form of modern-day slavery: human trafficking.
Mayor Michael Quill, City Councilor Deb McCormick and Police Chief Shawn Butler were among local officials who welcomed humanitarian Kelly Galloway and a group walking 902 miles to end human trafficking in the U.S to Auburn on Thursday morning.
The 902-mile journey called The FreeTHEM Walk, kicked off on May 3 in Lynchburg, Virginia.
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Kelly Diane Galloway does not take freedom for granted.
"I'm only the third generation in my family to not be born on a plantation," Galloway said.
With a 902-mile walk from Virginia to Buffalo as the latest example of her effort, she is devoting her life to stopping human trafficking and helping victims, calling it a modern-day slavery.
Kelly Galloway is a traveling missionary raising awareness for human trafficking.
She and a group of activists are walking 902 miles from Virginia to Buffalo, New York. On Friday, they made their way through Albany.
Human trafficking is often referred to as modern day slavery. The walk is following the route of the Underground Railroad, visiting historic sites, and paying homage to the abolitionists who fought to end slavery.
Auburn city officials met with humanitarian Kelly Galloway on Thursday during her walk to end human trafficking in the United States.
Mayor Mike Quill, City Councilor Deb McCormick, Police Chief Shawn Butler and Sgt. Christine Gilsus joined the ‘FreeTHEM’ Walk, which kicked off in Lynchburg, Va. and is traveling to Buffalo.
Kelly Diane Galloway is a traveling missionary and founder of RAMP Global Missions. With support from celebrities like Whoopi Goldberg, she is also the founder of Project Mona’s House, which rescues victims who have survived human trafficking. Kelly has seen the extreme need to build public awareness
They hiked into Richmond with sore feet, and then it rained — minor inconveniences considering their reason for being here. Members of The FreeTHEM Walk team, 120 miles into a 900-mile trek to call attention to human trafficking, came through Richmond on Friday, having started last week in Lynchburg.
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A group walking nearly 1,000 miles up the East Coast to raise awareness for human trafficking made a stop at the Lumpkin’s Slave Jail in Richmond Friday.
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The group will follow the path of Harriet Tubman's underground railroad. They will make their way up to Buffalo New York in 40 days, stopping at a number of different historic sites in Appomattox, Richmond, Pennsylvania and New York State.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)– A new facility in Buffalo is offering a safe space for victims of human trafficking.
Project Mona House founder, Kelly Galloway cut the ribbon on the FreeTHEM Center.
It’s located on Kensington Avenue.
A new facility is opening in Buffalo to assist victims of human trafficking, and at-risk women and girls. At the ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday for the new FreeTHEM Center, its founder announced her next steps to raise awareness of human trafficking and exploitation will be taking along a 902-mile walking journey.
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