Approved to operate as a 501c3 by the NC Secretary of State in December 2012, 5 Sparrows operates as a public charity and receives its funding from grants, foundations, and individual donations.
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Many thanks to our generous grantors and supporters who enable us to provide services critical to our mission.
The Dr. Glenward T. Keeney Memorial Endowment of Cumberland Community Foundation awarded 5 Sparrows $2,000 in July 2018 for general operating support.
The Riddle Family Foundation donated $3,000, and the J.P. Riddle Foundation donated $1,000, as sponsor supporters for the 2018 Freedom Gala.
Squires Investment donated $1,600 as sponsor supporters for the 2018 Freedom Gala.
Dr. Richard Barbaro, D.D.S. donated $1,500 as sponsor support for the 2018 Freedom Gala.
Additional Freedom Gala sponsors were: Dr. & Mrs. Christopher J. Barnes, R. Jonathan Charleston: The Charleston Group, Judge Claire Hill, Judge April Smith, Tammy Laurence, Bobby Hurst, Cruise Planners, Angel's Kitchen, Stephanie Bostock Art, Five Star Entertainment, and The Coffee Cup.
Project NO REST, through UNC Chapel Hill School of Social Work designated 5 Sparrows as a pilot site for 2016-2018, awarding $100,000 in collaborative partnership with Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office.
Waccamaw Community Foundation selected 5 Sparrows through awarding us $25,000 in September 2017 for victim support services and operations.
Manna Church first sponsored 5 Sparrows as a local Ministry Partner in 2013 providing funding to directly support organizational start up and victim services. Coins for Children (C4C) is a ministry of Manna Church that takes collected loose change from donors and puts it towards two anti-trafficking organizations, one being 5 Sparrows. C4C nets thousands of dollars each year and it enables local citizens to get involved in the anti-HT fight.
A heartfelt thank you to our monthly sustainers who wish to remain anonymous. You enable us to continue to operate month after month through your generosity.