Elijah Rising Store Grand Opening

We’re Opening The Elijah Rising Store!

We are excited to announce the Grand Opening of the Elijah Rising Store! We invite you to join us on Saturday, April 13th to celebrate this fantastic step forward for our social enterprise program.

Stop by anytime from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and shop our products and view the new store. Here are some of the things you don’t want to miss out on:

  • At the Grand Opening, we will have a ribbon cutting ceremony to dedicate the new space! This will be a special moment you don’t want to miss at 10:00 AM.
  • We will also feature live candlemaking demonstrations, and allow you to see how we make our candles!
  • There will be free refreshments provided. We are also a short walk away from a great anti-trafficking coffee shop called A 2nd Cup.

Some of the products you can shop for are our candles, apparel, and home & body goods. We will also feature a couple of new products that are not for sale on our online store.

Help us spread the word by downloading the flyer below, and texting it to a couple of friends or family members. We would appreciate the help!

Elijah Rising Store Grand Opening Flyer

The Story Behind The Elijah Rising Store

Elijah Rising fights on the frontlines against sex trafficking in Houston, TX. In our experience of doing direct outreach and helping assist women out of sex trafficking situations and sexual exploitation, we recognized the need for solutions to help women rebuild their lives.

We would frequently encounter women wanting to leave the sex industry, but without employment, a safe place to live, childcare, etc. choosing to leave “the life” was nearly impossible.

Because of that, we tried to find places that would house the women we were finding during our outreach, but in all of Houston, there were only 8 beds dedicated to adult survivors of sex trafficking.

Elijah Rising decided to start a program that would provide long-term care for adult survivors of sex trafficking who want to rebuild their lives. One of the most important programs we offer is economic empowerment through this social enterprise. Our goal is to provide employment opportunities while women are able to rebuild their lives while in our care.

Like you, Elijah Rising wants to see sex trafficking end in our generation, but most people don’t know where to start or what to do when they face this issue. We’ve provided a simple way for you to make an impact. When you purchase our candles, you become a social advocate in the fight to end sex trafficking by empowering women who are transitioning out of commercial sexual exploitation.

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