A few months ago it was another nonprofit… <br><br>”Housing is their biggest need.<br><br>“If we can’t provide stable housing it’s very hard to have them start working on their trauma,” said Rhoades.<br><br>Substance abuse is an issue they work through as well. Just last week, one young woman they were trying to help overdosed before they could get her housing.<br><br>Rhoades adds, “It’s a reminder that we can’t save everybody, but we have to try. The lack of services a real consequence.””<br><br>These ventures are only funded to cover overhead and jobs for professional issue chasers. What’s left goes to fight the issue. When that runs dry, rinse repeat. These entities apply for another grant or the funders fund a diff nonprofit and go on a media blitz to sell it.<br><br>How many times have we seen this play out?

A few months ago it was another nonprofit…

“Housing is their biggest need.

“If we can’t provide stable housing it’s very hard to have them start working on their trauma,” said Rhoades.

Substance abuse is an issue they work through as well. Just last week, one young woman they were trying to help overdosed before they could get her housing.

Rhoades adds, “It’s a reminder that we can’t save everybody, but we have to try. The lack of services a real consequence.””

These ventures are only funded to cover overhead and jobs for professional issue chasers. What’s left goes to fight the issue. When that runs dry, rinse repeat. These entities apply for another grant or the funders fund a diff nonprofit and go on a media blitz to sell it.

How many times have we seen this play out?

Nonprofit seeks to raise awareness of sex trafficking in St. Louis area

ST. LOUIS – Sex trafficking in the St. Louis area is at a high rate. It’s a topic that has not been talked about much until recent times. However, there is one organization in the area, that is survivor-led, trying to raise awareness and provide victims a fresh start. The goal of Healing Action is…

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