Make a {safe} HOUSE a {safe} HOME!

Google or pinterest search “Turn your house into a home” and hundreds of entries pop up instantly. We all seem to know the truth that a house is shelter and relative physical safety, but a home? A home is something altogether different. A home is emotional safety, warmth, family, rest, a place to belong.

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Girls who have been through the horrors of human trafficking are desperately longing for these things. We, as a community, long to see them safe. Not just physically safe (though that is of great importance), but understanding the concept of what it means to be “safe.” To let their guards down and rest. To not be on hyper vigilant alert in case danger lies around the corner. To know SHE’S WORTH IT. To know their bodies aren’t want they have to offer in this world. To know the value of their souls.

Sarah’s Home is an amazing organization here in Colorado that longs to do just that. I know the directors, Lincoln and Jenny Smith. They are now dear friends of mine. I trust these people and know their hearts. They long to provide underage victims of human trafficking (often mid teenage years) with not just a safe “house” but a safe “home.” Their foster mom longs to love them well and walk with them on the healing journey. Their teachers and mentors and therapists love them and can’t wait to see the new girls God is going to bring across their paths. Sarah’s Home currently has one home open and ministering to precious, hurting girls. They want to open a second home.

This is where WE come in!!! WE get to decorate this home! WE get to be a part of the process of turning a house into a HOME for these precious ones. Not all of us will get to meet and hug and love and pour into these girls, but we can ALL be a part of making this house a HOME. Will you join us?

We have multiple Target Wishlists set up so that YOU and YOUR community can take even just one room and see it furnished and decorated! One room at a time, one set of silverware at a time, one lamp or mop or piece of art at a time….together….we will help turn a house into a home, a haven of healing for hurting, precious ones.

Ready? Let’s get shopping changing lives!

THE KITCHEN!

Let’s join together to give these girls a place to belong, around the table. A place to gather, to try their hand at cooking, to feast! The kitchen is a center place of healing in a safe home! Let’s decorate it!

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE KITCHEN REGISTRY!

SHARE the link too! Feel free to use the photo above to help spread the word!

***In addition to the items listed on the registry, we are still looking for a kitchen table! Let us know if you have something or know of something we could use! We could even paint it!

THE LIVING ROOM!

Let’s join together to give these girls a place to relax. The living room is the center of family life. This is where they will gather to talk about counseling, discuss homework or even just chat about life. Let’s decorate it!

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE LIVING ROOM REGISTRY!

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***In addition to the items listed on the registry, we are still looking for a coffee table, 2 end tables and a possible chair/end table set to create a reading nook in the back!

THE BATHROOMS!

You might not think about bathrooms being a place of healing, but they can be! When your body has been used and abused, having a safe place to bathe and get ready is crucial to healing. Let’s give these precious ones a place that is safe, safe for body and soul as they heal. We combined all three bathrooms into one registry, so here are some photos to help you see what goes with what!

Bathroom 1:

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Bathroom 2:

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Bathroom 3

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Let’s decorate it!

CLICK HERE TO VIEW ALL THREE BATHROOMS REGISTRY!

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***In addition to the items listed on the registry, we are still looking for a coffee table, 2 end tables and a possible chair/end table set to create a reading nook in the back!

THE BONUS ROOM!

The bonus room is the place to chill. This is where the girls can let their hair down from the hard work of healing. We are thinking FUN, FUN, FUN! Let’s decorate it!

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE BONUS ROOM REGISTRY!

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***In addition to the items listed on the registry, we are still looking for a coffee table and 2 end tables. We also REALLY want these amazing chairs/bean bags that we found at Khols. Anyone want to pitch in for gift cards there?

And now the really fun part, decorating bedrooms!!! Sarah’s Home will house 4 girls and one foster mom at a time. This means 5 registries! Their foster mom is still working on her registry, so we will start with the 4 bedrooms.

Bedroom 1:

Cute, right? CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE REGISTRY FOR BEDROOM ONE

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***In addition to the items listed on the registry, we are looking for a nightstand! Let us know if you have one or would like to donate towards one

Bedroom 2:

Adorable, right? CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE REGISTRY FOR BEDROOM TWO

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SHARE the link too! Feel free to use the photo above to help spread the word!

***In addition to the items listed on the registry, we are looking for a nightstand! Let us know if you have one or would like to donate towards one

Bedroom 3:

Cute, right? CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE REGISTRY FOR BEDROOM THREE

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SHARE the link too! Feel free to use the photo above to help spread the word!

***In addition to the items listed on the registry, we are looking for a nightstand! Let us know if you have one or would like to donate towards one

Bedroom 4:

Cute, right? CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE REGISTRY FOR BEDROOM FOUR

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SHARE the link too! Feel free to use the photo above to help spread the word!

***In addition to the items listed on the registry, we are looking for a nightstand! Let us know if you have one or would like to donate towards one

 

This is just the beginning! We may be adding a few more items to each of these registries! Now….it’s your turn! Let the buying begin! We would be SO honored if you would consider “adopting” one of these rooms. You could use your voice, your community, your family/friends/coworkers/church/etc to join together to see one room fully furnished! We would love for each room to have at least one advocate who stands up to say “This is my space. I will see this room transformed into a place of healing and beauty. I will use MY voice for THEM. Because…..She’s Worth It!”

 

Let me know if you have ANY questions or I can help you in any way!

With absolute honor that we get to be a part of healing in their lives,

Brandi McElheny, founder ~ She’s Worth It

brandileag@gmail.com is the best way to reach me because my she’s worth it email isn’t working 

    

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2 thoughts on “Make a {safe} HOUSE a {safe} HOME!

  1. Hey! Super excited about this, but I have a question – where to send the items? And if I buy items online, can I choose to have them shipped directly to the Sarah Home? I’ll do whatever works best!

    • Emily, I am so sorry that I just saw this! You can choose online to have them sent to Sarah’s Home. The address on file is actually my home and I will bring them when we are ready to decorate! Hopefully soon! Thank you!

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