About Peer-to-Peer fundraising
Peer-to-peer fundraising allows you to have more impact by mobilizing friends, family, and your community to support our efforts. In a few short minutes, you'll be able to create your own fundraising campaign page customized with a goal, title, photo, and description. Share your page via text, email, or social media to start raising money towards your goal. Try creative ways to fundraise and feel free to contact our team if you ever have any questions.
Polaris is spearheading a reimagined approach to confronting, and ultimately, to ending sex and labor trafficking in North America. Our work is driven by data, shaped by the expertise of survivors, and focused on dismantling the underlying systems that make it possible to rob 25 million people around trhe world of freedom to choose how they live and work.
Respond to victims of human trafficking effectively and immediately.
Equip key stakeholders and communities to address and prevent human trafficking.
Disrupt the business of human trafficking through targeted campaigns.
Operates the National Human Trafficking Hotline and BeFree Textline to connect survivors to critical support to get help and stay safe, and equip communities with tools to combat human trafficking.
Galvanizes multinational collaboration -- with a focus on North America -- among hotlines, service providers, governments, and law enforcement entities to share data, strategies, and resources to eradicate flows of trafficking that cross borders.
As a premiere source of human trafficking policy expertise, builds government support to eradicate all forms of modern slavery and protect victims of this crime.
Uses data to find out where and how traffickers operate in order to understand the scope, size, and systems of modern slavery.
Polaris is grounded in a set of values and organizational beliefs, and we strive to model and embody these values in all we do.
We work with humility and a spirit of service.
We serve a mission that is bigger than ourselves, and we recognize that we cannot do this work alone. We foster a caring community of mutual support, and we actively pursue collaborations and partnerships to expand our reach.
Victims’ and survivors’ experiences ground our efforts.
We honor the dignity, agency, and resilience of victims and survivors of slavery, both past and present. We serve, work alongside, and stand in solidarity with those who have been most affected by modern slavery.
We strive for inclusion and equity.
We engage different perspectives to inform our decisions, actions, and positions. We create opportunities that empower individuals of diverse backgrounds and circumstances. We acknowledge the structural inequities that lead to human trafficking and modern slavery, which drives us to create just and equitable solutions.
We approach our work with courage.
We promote a culture of inquiry, innovation, risk-taking, and continuous learning. We are resilient and evolve when faced with obstacles or failure. We recognize that what is typical or traditional is not always optimal.
We create positive impact and achieve results.
We leverage and cultivate the strengths of our staff, and we work with discipline, integrity, and a commitment to excellence. We embrace a measurement culture to track our progress. We view impact holistically, considering multiple sectors and the effects on individuals’ lives, as we pursue systemic and social change to eradicate modern slavery.