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Sun Gate Foundation, a (501)(c)(3) non-profit, survivor led organization based in Alexandria, Virginia, is an independent organization addressing a critical gap in the human trafficking aftercare community by making a substantial commitment to survivors. Sun Gate Foundation funds educational opportunities provided to survivors of Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Human Trafficking in the United States. The ultimate goal is to equip these young girls, boys, women, and men with a solid foundation to confidently go after their dreams.


Scholarships

We are currently accepting scholarship applications for our Fall 2018 and  leadership scholarships . Deadline to apply is Jul 13, 2018.  Please email scholarships@sun-gate.org for more information and an application.


Opportunity

We are currently accepting applications for internships.  If you are interested in an internship, please email Jocelyn Moore at Jocelyn@sun-gate.org.

Recent Updates

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JOIN US IN HELPING SURVIVORS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING PURSUE THEIR EDUCATIONAL DREAMS.

“Education was my ‘way out’ of a family locked in generational cycles of violence, substance abuse, mental illness and poverty.” Kate Price, Ph.D. scholar With your help we can provide assistance to many other survivors like Kate. Immediately show your support and participate in our educational campaign. Through education, survivors can be empowered to confidently pursue their dreams and become more active and vital members of society. In addition, survivors often position themselves to “give back”... Read more →

AG Stein: More training needed to continue fight against human trafficking

“North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein on Thursday said the state is working with several partners to help combat human trafficking. In a news conference at the Salvation Army of Wake County, Stein said his office, along with partners like Project Fight, one of the leaders in the state at fighting human trafficking, are working to better train and equip the public to help.” Click Here to read the full story and see video of our... Read more →

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Our CEO, Shamere McKenzie, Receives Hero Award

On November 4, 2017, our C.E.O. , Shamere McKenzie, received the Hero Award. The award was presented by Unlikely Heroes organization in recognition of unwavering commitment to protect the vulnerable, stop human trafficking and further the cause of human rights worldwide. The other hero recipients include actor, Francia Raisa; Dallas Police Sergeant, Byron Fassett and Director of Therapy for The Refuge Toni McKinley. Read more →