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Charge Up, Charge Blue: Child Advocacy Rally

Atlanta, GA- November 10, 2014- On November 8th, 2014 at 1:00 pm, Simply Charessa Events and LynGord Foundation hosted their annual Charge Up Campaign “Charge Blue Rally”. The organizations came together to fight against Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking. At the event, guest rallied together to bring awareness to Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking and Child Abuse. The brought awareness and celebrated lives of young children who have survived and taken the next steps for a better future.

U.S. United Ambassador Queen Aftan William, of I Am Queen Foundation, and recording artist King Roscoe, hosted the Charge Blue Rally. Special guest appearances were made fromBo Talley, Bamzy Baby, Dr. Cheryl Williams-Jackson, a child advocate and clinical therapist, School Psychologist Madia Jyune, and Georgia State Senate Candidate Reginald Crossley. This campaign event also featured a live DJ and performances from the youth of the Atlanta community.

This charity fundraiser also encouraged everyone to bring household items to help support the children living on the campus of Chris Kids. Chris Kids is a rescue home that helps foster care youth, ages 6-17, that have emotional and behavioral challenges stemming from trauma. Chris Kids houses 2 apartments for girls who have been enslaved in the life of child sex trafficking or sexual abuse as well as other homes for children that have been through traumatic experiences. Chris Kids’ purpose is to renew confidence by focusing on trauma therapy, education and life skills to build independence.

The “Charge up Campaign” was established to bring awareness to social, economic and health issues concerning the community, and highlighting those who have survived life’s challenges-from terminal illnesses to social injustice. The Campaign is known for its amazing “Charge Pynk” Project that celebrates the lives of Breast Cancer and Cancer survivors. It continues to make its mark in Atlanta with its social media campaign and community presence.