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Community is a key foundation of Lighthouse for Life. Not only do we rely on our community partnerships, but we want to do all we can to help our communities grow in their understanding of Human Trafficking and the role they can have against it.

Throughout the year, we host a variety of both fund-raising and awareness events that we would love for you to join. Many of our events are put on by Lighthouse for Life, however, at times we partner with others as well. If you have an event you’d like us to be a guest, please contact us!


Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Class - Camden, SC

Location: Bethel Worship Center 814 Fair St, Camden, SC 29020
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

This 2 hour class is ideal for all community and faith leaders, parents, teachers and all who work with youth.
This class is free but please reserve your seat today by registering with Eventbrite.

Course objectives include:
Understand the Realities of Human Trafficking
Define human trafficking
Describe basic terminology
Identify types of human trafficking
Differentiate between myths and reality
Recognize risk factors and indicators related to human trafficking
Understand the Dangers of Social Media
Know what to do if you suspect someone is involved in human trafficking

Special guest speaker Chief Kevin Cornett will join us and share about human trafficking from the unique perspective of a local law enforcement officer.

Doors open at 9:00 a.m.
Class begins at 9:30 and ends at 11:30 a.m.
Light refreshments will be available.


4th Annual Run For Her Life - Glow Run 5K

Location: Saluda Shoals
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Join us for a night full of family, friends, fun and the most glow in the dark craziness you've ever seen.
All are welcome. Runners, walkers, parents pushing strollers, walking dogs or pulling kids in a wagon. We will accept any and all because this race is to raise awareness about the realities of human trafficking in SC. It is also to raise funds to support our safe house for female minor victims of sex trafficking. The race registration will open in November. More details following soon.


The Economics of Human Trafficking


Location: Riverside Community Church 2925 Devine St, Columbia, SC 29205
Time: 6:00 pm to 7:15 p.m.

We are HONORED to partner with the Richland County Anti Human Trafficking Task Force to bring you this brand new presentation.

The epidemic of human trafficking continues here in South Carolina. It is estimated to be THE most lucrative criminal enterprise of our time surpassing the sales of illegal drugs and guns. Please promote and attend this one of a kind presentation. Learn in detail the root cause of the thriving underground sex economy in South Carolina.

Speakers include Author, Speaker and Human Trafficking Survivor - Heather Cook and Lighthouse for Life Director of Public Policy, Bob Healy.

If you have questions please call Jen Thompson at 803-730-1054.


Community Awareness


Location: Bethel Baptist Church 2503 Bethel Church Rd. Prosperity SC 29127
Time: 7:00 - 8:15

This event is perfect for anyone in 6th grade and up.
We will have a special Speaker for the youth in one room at the church specifically talking about signs to watch out for, social media safety, etc

In another room at the church we will have two speakers. L4L Director of Public Policy, Bob Healy will address the root cause of the issue and current SC laws. L4L CEO Jen Thompson will share helpful advice for parents and adults, give an update on the ministry and discuss practical ways to help.

These two sessions will take place simultaneously.

We hope you will Take advantage of this great opportunity especially if you live in prosperity and surrounding areas. A special thanks to Bethel Baptist Church for putting on this event and inviting us to participate.


City Yoga - Fundraiser Yoga Class

Location: City Yoga 2121 College Street Columbia SC 29205
Time: 2:00 - 3:30

We are so honored and thankful to partner with City Yoga for this wonderful opportunity!
Join Alma Dunnavant, RYT-500, as she guides us through a beginner-friendly Karma Yoga Class to benefit Lighthouse for Life. The suggested donation for the class is $10.00 and all proceeds go to benefit Lighthouse for Life alternative therapeutic services for the residents of Karis Home.
Jen Thompson, CEO of L4L, will be present during the class to share a brief informational session and answer questions regarding human trafficking in SC and the services provided by Lighthouse for Life.
"Its not how much we give but how much love we put into giving."

Questions: Call City Yoga at 803.799.5400 or visit


Holiday Marketplace

Location: 300 Main St. Lexington, SC 29072
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Please come out and join us for this day of fun and festivities.
Free Event - No ticket needed for entry.

Our featured vendors include:
Dorothy Jane Designs
Molly's Makings
Grey Linen Shop
Apothecary Soap Co.
Southern Blu
Mary Kay
So Blue Greek Ceramics
Paparazzi Jewelry
The Classy Cruet
Adams Apple
Living Real Magazine
Usborne Books
Farmhouse Designs
Olive & Eve
The Peanut Man
Just Creations- Lannie Ott
Scooter Scott Project
Kristin's Café
Just 4 U by Lu
Holly's Homemade Hobbies
Pampered Chef
Thirty One
Simply Fun
Trades of Hope
Soak and Soy

All booth spaces have been filled.




  • Carolina Chrysler
  • Floor Boys
  • Lexington Baptist Church
  • Lugoff Ford
  • Lugoff Toyota
  • Midlands Mazda
  • Midlands Vokswagen
  • Mt. Horeb
  • Radius Church


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