We are SO grateful to everyone who joined us for “Not On Our Watch” and helped to raise $683,000 and counting to combat child sex trafficking in Washington state. Thank you! During the time we spent together, we learned of the many challenges our vulnerable and at-risk youth faced this year. We introduced you to community members and service providers who every day, demonstrate the lasting impact of your investment in StolenYouth. And, you met Renee who shared her powerful story of resiliency and the importance of organizations like StolenYouth. Your support demonstrates what we can accomplish when we unite to battle the buying and selling of children – the “Power of Us.”


On October 15th, StolenYouth hosted our annual Town Hall event – virtually! National experts Brooke Istook, VP of Strategy and Programs at Thorn, and Stacie B. Harris, Associate Deputy Attorney General at the U.S. Department of Justice & National Coordinator for Child Exploitation, shared the current reality of online sexual exploitation and provided information on what we can do to keep those we care for safe when they go online. We were so happy to be joined by nearly 200 parents, teachers, students, and community members at this informative and impactful event.

For more information about online sexual exploitation and how you can help prevent it, check out these resources. If you missed Town Hall, you can watch above or click here.

If you are interested in supporting this important work and joining as a sponsor, check out our sponsorship opportunities or contact Kaylee at


StolenYouth was honored to be the Evening of Hope beneficiary in 2019 and 2020. The Seattle Hotel Association created the Evening of Hope Gala in 1996 to showcase the organization’s effort to make a difference for people in our community. The Evening of Hope Gala has raised more than $9.85 million for these deserving local charities and the Seattle Hotel Association is proud to continue service to the community. Through the volunteer effort of the Seattle Hotel Association members and designated charity organizations, the event has grown to be one of the most successful galas in Seattle’s history.


On February 1st, more than 250 hoteliers, business owners and philanthropists from around the region joined us at Seattle Hotel Association’s 23rd annual Evening of Hope Gala benefiting StolenYouth. We are excited to share that we raised nearly $500,000! It was a night filled with joy, high energy, and confidence that together, we can eradicate child sex trafficking.

Thank you to the Seattle Hotel Association and those of you who joined us!