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It's Spring!

Happy Spring, everyone! We hope you are all enjoying the beautiful weather.

Come See Us Next Weekend!

On Saturday, April 25th from 2-4pm, we'll be having a meet & greet fundraiser at Potbelly Sandwich Shop, on 17th and Pennsylvania NW. The whole staff will be there, including Tina! Come chat with us. Potbelly will donate 25% of the proceeds during those two hours to Courtney's House, so bring some friends!

Spring Means It's Prom Time

One of our survivors is going to her senior prom next month and needs a dress and some shoes! If you or someone you know is interested in donating or lending her some, please contact us at info@courtneyshouse.org. (You'll need to know her sizes.)
News & Updates
Remember that Fox 5 report we did in January? (It's this one about strip clubs in Prince George's County.) Well, great news! Fox 5 has been following up, and one of the strip clubs has been closed by county officials! Links to all the follow up and videos can be found on our website.

Rachel, our Director of Operations, wrote a blog post about the trafficking bill that stalled in the Senate. It's gotten some attention. Read it here.

Did you know that if you shop on this Etsy site, a portion of the proceeds will go to Courtney's House? Thanks to Macaela Vahl for her generosity!
Tina was invited to speak at a press conference about the trafficking bill in the Senate. Here she is at the podium. (Behind her from left: Sen. Leahy, fellow survivor Stacy Jewell Lewis, Sen. Blumenthal, Sen. Schumer, and Sen. Stabenow.)
Courtney's House is proud to announce our new partnership with the DC Rape Crisis Center. We look forward to working together! Check out their website and follow them on twitter. Also, remember, April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. #SAAM
Volunteer Training
Our next round of volunteer trainings is going to be in June. If you're interested in volunteering with us, fill out our volunteer application here

If you have any questions about volunteering, email us at volunteer@courtneyshouse.org
We're Looking For New Board Members
Do you want to be on the board of a small nonprofit that fights sex trafficking? Do you have relevant experience, in areas such as social work, accounting, law, or nonprofit management? CH might just be the place for you! We are looking for some new board members. If you're interested, Rachel and Tina would like to chat with you. Send us an email at rboyce@courtneyshouse.org.

Ways You Can Help

Donate via PayPal Now
Choose an item from our Amazon Wishlist to send straight to our center. (There are lots of items, from food to hair products to office supplies.)
Donate via GoFundMe Now
Next time you shop on Amazon.com, use Smile.Amazon.com instead, and Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase to Courtney's House (at no extra cost to you). Last quarter, we earned over $30 this way! Every little bit helps!
Thank you for your support! We could not do the work we do without our dedicated volunteers and supporters!
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