NewsTechnology For Good
March 8, 2019

Women Who Inspire Us to Be a Force For Good

We all find a way to get through the tough days, the rough patches, the I’m-not-doing-great-today days. And when we’re taking care of ourselves as we try to build the world we want to live in, we need something to…
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Child Sex TraffickingTechnology For Good
February 7, 2019

What You Can Do Today to Fight Child Sex Trafficking

Our team continues to work to end child sexual exploitation every day, but we can’t do it without your help. This issue needs a lot of committed people in order to effect real change. We need you. Victims and survivors…
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Child Sex TraffickingSurvivors
January 31, 2019

Human Trafficking Awareness 365 Days A Year

Grappling with the reality of child sexual abuse takes time and space, regardless of whether you’re new to the issue or have lived its reality. We hope you give yourself that space, and we hope we get to keep you…
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NewsPartners
January 15, 2019

Partnering with Google.org for Outsized Impact

At Thorn we work fast, building the best products we can to change the way we defend children from sexual abuse. When we have an idea that could transform the way we work we don’t shy away just because it…
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Community
November 20, 2018

How to Support Thorn on #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is right around the corner and we are in awe of the way our community has already begun building momentum for this global day of giving. Here’s how you can join in supporting Thorn on Tuesday, November 27th. Rally…
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Community
November 12, 2018

How to Create a Facebook Fundraiser for Thorn

Our team has been so inspired by the number of supporters fundraising for Thorn on Facebook. The best part is, Facebook does not charge nonprofits a fee for fundraising on their platform, so every dollar donated goes directly to supporting…
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Community
November 8, 2018

Angie Holbrook: Why I fundraise for Thorn

Thorn supporter Angie Holbrook spent five months this summer hiking the 2,650 mile-long Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada as a fundraiser. Our team has been so energized by her dedication that we’ve asked her to share the story…
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Community
November 6, 2018

Building a new definition of fundraising

People cringe when I tell them I’m a fundraiser. “I could never ask for money!” is a common response. In general, people treat fundraising like going to the dentist — they know it’s important, but they avoid it all costs.…
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Sextortion
October 25, 2018

Sextortion Survey Insights: The Latest from Survivors

In October 2017, Thorn launched a second wave of our sextortion survey to more closely examine the experiences of minors. A previous Thorn survey, found sextortion experiences to be diverse, but stem primarily from an aggrieved romantic partner or online…
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Child Sex TraffickingSuccess In the Field
August 9, 2018

Using Spotlight to investigate human trafficking

The following post was written by Kyle Woods and Kyle Hartsock, detectives inside the Ghost Unit, with the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office. Through their work investigating human trafficking cases, they use Spotlight regularly to aid in investigations. We’ve asked them…
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