In The News
October 17, 2023
ABC27: CAMP HILL COFFEE SHOP TO EMPLOY SEX TRAFFICKING SURVIVORS
CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. – A local nonprofit organization is opening a coffee shop that will employ area sex trafficking survivors.
“I never thought I’d be where I’m at right now. Like, I never thought that I would be you know, on my way to independence and being able to have a job and buy a car. And, you know, work towards getting my own place, it gets better,” said a survivor.
October 4, 2023
WGAL8: COFFEE SHOP TO EMPLOY SEX TRAFFICKING SURVIVORS
CAMP HILL, Pa. — A new coffee shop is being built in Camp Hill, Cumberland County, but with a twist.
What used to be a hair salon will now be a coffee shop that will employ survivors of sex trafficking.
The organization that is helping put this together is trying to transform this building into a welcoming space for all to gather and listen.
CBS 21: COFFEE SHOP IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY DESIGNED TO HELP HUMAN TRAFFICKING VICTIMS
CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. (WHP) — A coffee and soap shop will soon open in Cumberland County, designed to get human trafficking victims back on their feet.
“We are standing in the future home of Ruby Coffee & Co.,” Peace Promise Director of Development Rachel Beatty said.
FOX43: BUSINESS TO HELP TRAFFICKING SURVIVORS
August 21, 2022
CAMP HILL, Pa. — New employment opportunities will be available to survivors of sex trafficking this fall and in the coming year.
Harrisburg area nonprofit Peace Promise is working to open two businesses that will employ victims: Soaps by Survivors and Ruby Coffee + Co.
CVBJ Nonprofit Spotlight: Peace Promise in Mechanicsburg
Nonprofit Peace Promise in Mechanicsburg provides assistance for women involved in sex trafficking and exploitation. Board member Jennifer Parsons took time for this month’s Q&A:
When was the organization founded, and what are the primary services you offer?
Jenn Parsons, Peace Promise Board Member: Founded in 2008 to serve the Harrisburg metropolitan region, Peace Promise is an all-volunteer, grassroots organization that assists in recovering hope and strengthening the lives of those impacted by sexual exploitation in our community.
Peace Promise addresses the complexities of sex trafficking in central Pennsylvania by focusing on four key service areas: READ MORE.....
The Women’s Conference…Be Extraordinary
October 19, 2017
Executive Director Patty Seaman recognized as a finalist for the Goodwill Ambassador Award by CBS News anchor Sherry Christensen
AmeriChoice Grant Recipient
October 19, 2017
Peace Promise awarded a $1000 grant from Americhoice for being an outstanding nonprofit organization impacting our community in powerful ways.