Bakersfield group gathers donations to stop human trafficking

Last year group raised over $100k

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Volunteers are out and about this morning at three different locations accepting donations for human trafficking.

The women's ministry at Canyon Hills Assembly of God, through an outreach called 'Project Rescue', has organized another event in response to past support of fighting human trafficking.

Last year, the organization raised over $100,000 to help stop human trafficking.

This year, the organization has set up at street corners and shopping areas with red buckets and signs that read 'Stop Human Trafficking'.  

Donations can be made at the different locations on Friday ,April 26, from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

The donation locations are:

  • Compassion corner at 22nd and M
  • Olive Drive and Knudsen
  • Truxtun and Mohawk in the parking lot of Truxtun Financial Building

Interested donors may also make donations by phone to Canyon Hills at 871-1150, or by mail to

Canyon Hills

Attention Women's Ministries

70001 Auburn

Bakersfield, CA 93306

or online at www.canyonhills.com.

Half of the proceeds will go to Project Rescue and the other half will go to the Kern Coalition Against Human Trafficking.

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