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Meetings and Events

Meetings are on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 3:00 pm
In person at Chaffee County Social Services,114 Linderman Ave.,  Buena Vista
Or, contact to attend on Zoom

Lots of Great Events Coming Up

Walk for Freedom Oct 21, 2023. A silent walk to raise awareness of human trafficking. 
The walk is 1 1/2 miles on the sidewalk surface through town.

  • Buena Vista Walk, 10 am registration, 11 am Walk.  Forest Square Park, 343 US Hwy 24,S.  followed by refreshments at the park.

  • Salida Walk, 1 pm Registration, 2 pm Walk. 1st Presbyterian Church, 7 Poncha Blvd, followed by refreshments at the church.
  • Concert & Silent Auction with the Jazz Merchants. Salida Steamplant, Sept 30, 7-9 pm

  • XiMu Christmas Fair - November 18th, Buena Vista High School

  • Knights of Columbus Breakfast - November 19th,  St Rose of Lima Church parish hall.

Still Hiking!

Volunteers hiking the Pacific Crest Trail for Haven for Hope

and they need your help!   

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Some of Our Past Events

Making and collecting clothing, blankets, toiletries, and snugglies for survivors.
Hard work and a big yield!


The Walk for Freedom in Buena Vista & Salida, on October 15, 2022 

Haven for Hope Fundraiser Gala - what a tremendous sucess! Read all about it.

  • Two Trafficking Educational classes and book signings by John DiGirolamo, author of "It's Not about the Sex." in August, 2022.

  • Also in August, Gold Rush Days, selling hand made goods from Indian sex traffic survivors.

The Halloween Jazz Concert 2021. Thanks to the Merchants Big Band and all those who contributed to the silent & live auctions. Thanks also to all bidders and those who donated to Haven for Hope.

BV HOPE members at the ribbon cutting for the new Salida Chamber of Commerce Building.

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  • Educating school children to help them understand how to be safe

  • Training educators, first responders, and medical professionals

  • The Walk for Freedom

  • The BV HOPE info booth at local festivals

  • Selling handmade goods by survivors and for survivors

  • Support for  The Freedom Tour cyclists

  • Packing HOPE Bags for rescued survivors

  • BV HOPE's booth at the Knights of Columbus breakfast

  • Trafficking 101 training to understand trafficking, recognize it, and what to do if you see it,

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