Terebinth Refuge

A nonprofit organization

$9,811 raised by 41 donors

33% complete

$30,000 Goal

You can provide hope and healing services to survivors of sexual exploitation & trafficking through Give to the MAX! Your generous gift will be doubled through a matching grant donation from Amy & Eric Dearking!

Terebinth Refuge is a Christ-centered 501(c)3 safe home and transitional housing program that brings hope, healing services, and freedom to sexually exploited and trafficked women.

Located in St Cloud, MN, which is one of the largest metro areas outside the Twin Cities, Terebinth Refuge provides both safe and transitional housing with supportive wrap-around services for women and their small children. The women served are from all over the state of Minnesota. We encourage adult women survivors with children under the age of 5 to experience healing and freedom found through the holistic services we provide.

Along with a safe physical space, adequate time, properly trained staff, comprehensive trauma-informed programs, and services; survivors of sex trafficking need holistic care to leave this horrific and violent life behind. Through our innovative holistic program, we eliminate barriers to receiving necessary care by bringing most services directly to the residents during their stay. We are able to partner with other local service providers in gaining referrals for off-site services, enabling the women to learn and to receive the tools and information for living a healthy lifestyle resulting in positive outcomes in our community. 

At Terebinth Refuge, our in-house services include access to mental health and chemical dependency services, physical health/wellness programming, valuable life skills, and employment readiness education aimed at providing women with the opportunity to grow and to succeed. These restorative services are truly life changing! 

The residents at Terebinth Refuge are resilient and are changing their lives in significant ways through their daily dedication to hope and healing.  

Many residents are experiencing what true rest and recovery means for the first time in their lives. As they heal and develop the skills needed to self-advocate and succeed in their goals, they gain the ability to care for themselves and their families, building a safe, healthy, and sustainable lifestyle that will last a lifetime. 

Terebinth Refuge offers structure and programs to help to facilitate long-term freedom. Several residents have now graduated the program a found a place of their own. They are excited to live independently with after-care services available to them at any time. 

We are so proud of each of the residents! 

Will you help to provide holistic services to survivors of sex-trafficking and their small children today? 

 $25: Provides a bus card for the residents to ride the bus to appointments and jobs, etc.

 $50: Provides food for the entire shelter for one night.

 $180: Provides holistic services for one resident for 24-hours.

 $375: Provides Employment Readiness.

$1,600: Provides holistic programming to a full shelter house for one day and night.

Terebinth Refuge is exceedingly thankful and grateful for each of you who partner with us!

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Terebinth Refuge

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110 2nd Street South Suite 231
Waite Park, MN 56387



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