Pimps use violence and coercion to commercially sexually exploit young women and girls.

Individuals may be forced to work in highly exploitative conditions with little to no pay.

Young girls are forced to sell sex by knocking on cab doors at truck stops.

Individuals are forced to prostitute on the streets and in hotels in order to meet nightly quotas and turn money over to their traffickers.

In this moment, millions of people around the world are being held in modern-day slavery, more than at any other time in history.  We are an organization that was founded to directly combat human trafficking and modern-day slavery.  At Polaris, we believe it is our responsibility to work not only to help individual victims, but also work within our communities to change the systems that perpetuate human trafficking.

We receive generous support from individuals, organizations, corporations, foundations, and the federal government and state governments. You can directly support our programs by donating a one-time or monthly tax-deductible gift, by giving in other ways, by fundraising within your own personal network, or by purchasing items for our clients. The impact of your gift is far-reaching, and our record of fiscal management and accountability ensures that every dollar we receive is managed in a fiscally responsible way, and your information is kept secure.  Each contribution supports our holistic work and is a meaningful investment towards achieving a world without slavery.

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Client Quotes

"Thanks to Polaris Project, I have a job, a home, and many friends that help me when I need it. I am making a life of my own."


- Survivor of Labor Trafficking & Client of Polaris