Robbed of Their Innocence

As terrible as sexual assault is to anyone, another harsh reality is that even children suffer through this as well.  We hear more about cases involving females as the victims but often times males aren’t mentioned as much.  This is partially due to the fact that males are even less likely than females to report […]


Pack-It-Forward Third Quarter: Sweatshirts!

By Cristina Dilorio, TGGP Intern As the Super Bowl draws near, we focus not on the sport or athletes, but those who are affected by sex trafficking. Law enforcement expects a spike in reported cases due to this huge and popular event, which is why we are encouraging large amounts of donations in the coming […]


Pack-It-Forward’s Second Quarter: Sweatpants

By Nadia Malek, TGGP Intern Last week, we kicked off our countdown to the Super Bowl with First Quarter donations: new backpacks. Our goal is 250 full backpacks by Super Bowl Sunday to give to rescued commercially sexually exploited children and human sex trafficking victims. The backpacks as well as the items that go in them […]


Pack-It-Forward’s First Quarter: Donate Backpacks to Help Rescued Sex Trafficking Victims

By Cristina Dilorio, TGGP Intern It’s time to kick off our countdown to the Super Bowl with our First Quarter donations – backpacks! Last week we shared how you can join the team to help restore dignity to commercially sexually exploited children and human sex trafficking victims through our Pack-It-Forward program. Our goal for the […]


TGGP Ends a Banner Year, Welcomes the New Year by Shipping Nearly 2,300 Donated T-Shirts to Help Victims

Last week we said “farewell” to 2015 and “welcome” to 2016 by shipping nearly nearly 2,300 new t-shirts out to 95 California organizations that help sexual assault victims, as well as commercially sexually exploited children and human sexual trafficking victims. The t-shirts were donated by two San Francisco Bay Area companies, Greenlight Apparel and Reva Wear. “With […]


Pack-It-Forward And Give a Gift of True Meaning

By Nadia Malek, TGGP Intern While we are buying gifts for our friends and loved ones this holiday season, taking a few minutes to buy much needed items for someone victimized by human trafficking will make all the difference in the world. The Grateful Garment Project’s Pack-It-Forward program needs your help to do just that, […]


TGGP Receives Largest Grant Ever From Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

The Grateful Garment Project (TGGP) is excited to announce we received a $25,000 unsolicited grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation of Palo Alto, the largest grant ever received in the organization’s four-year history. The grant represents a significant contribution to helping California’s victims of sexual violence, including commercially sexually exploited children and human sexual […]


Heather Marlowe has Something to Say. Please Listen.

By Barbara Otto, VP – The Grateful Garment Project – September 11, 2014 In a room of 30 people, you might not notice Heather right off the bat. She isn’t extremely tall. Her hair isn’t pink or blue or purple. Her clothing isn’t overly flashy. She isn’t very young or very old. She’s the woman […]