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Bill is the Chief Financial
Officer for Rapha House
International, a global
to rescuing and assisting
individuals who have
been trafficked or
exploited. Bill is
overseeing all building and real estate acquisition, development and construction projects, as well as maintaining strong fiscal accountability and financial reporting for operations and facilities in Cambodia, Thailand, Mynamar, Haiti and selected U.S. locations.
Bill is also the Vice President and CEO of American Rehabilitation Ministries located in Joplin, Missouri. Prior to becoming involved with philanthropic missions, Bill owned and operated Blair Construction and Farming where he managed Operations, Finances, Crop and Livestock Production in addition to being a General Contractor.
Bill states his life objective as: “I strive to accomplish tasks set before me in the most efficient and productive methods, creating unity and empowering those working with me to accomplish goals.”
Stephanie Garman Freed is the
Executive Director and
Co Founder of Rapha House
International, a global organization
that exists to “Love, Rescue and
Heal” child victims of slavery and
Stephanie is responsible for
overseeing the strategic
development and day to day operations of Safe Houses operations in several South East Asian Countries. Starting in 2003, Rapha House Cambodia has grown to be one of the largest and most dedicated safe houses programs committed to assisting well over 1000 exploited and at risk children in urban communities and rural villages of Cambodia.
Stephanie is selfless and tireless as she inspires others with the need and the capability of truly ending child slavery, one survivor at a time. She is a true visionary who takes on tough jobs in mission fields when others shy away. Recently Stephanie saw the establishment of Rapha House Haiti with on the ground rescue and recovery services in some of the most challenging conditions a mission could undertake.
She also serves on the Board of Directors of Million Kids, a U.S. Based nonprofit that combats human trafficking in the primarily in the United States.
Rapha House has grown dramatically under Stephanie’s leadership. She is very passionate about telling the story of the grassroots work of Rapha House, and of the incredible children who live in their safe homes. For Stephanie, one child slave is one too many.
Stephanie is a lifetime resident of Joplin, Missouri, along with her husband, Brandon, and their three children.
Opal serves as the
President and CEO of
Million Kids and the
Director of Development
for Rapha House
International. As a retired
business executive in
Opal understands that to
win the battle to rescue and support victims of trafficking requires the creative resources of an entire community.
Fighting against perpetrators of child trafficking is not for lightweights. This battle requires the expertise and resources of everyone in the community. Whether it is in Cambodia, Thailand or right here in our own backyard in Riverside, California, everyone must come together to protect our young people and vulnerable persons against perpetrators.
Opal meets with business executives, city and county officials, community action groups and concerned individuals to explore ways that they can strengthen the fight against trafficking in their community. From exploring safe havens for a teenage victim who has been exploited through prostitution to working with corporations that employ thousands of laborers, Opal uses her background and experience to find creative solutions to stop trafficking.
If your organization, business or church would like to learn more about trafficking in your community, contact us and request an informative presentation about how to recognize and end trafficking in our region.
Susie is the Director of Media &
Marketing for Million Kids and
has been with the organization
since it's beginning.
Susie formerly owned
Figgyworks Design & Marketing
where she had a passion to
help non-profit organizations
and small businesses effectively get great things done through design, creative branding and cost-effective marketing. Her vast experiences range from print
design, web design and social media marketing. She understands the importance of knowing the long-term vision of an organization and how to accurately and consistently reflect and strengthen that message in all visual and written communications.
As the Director of Media & Marketing, Susie's responsibilities include:
Million Kids is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that combats human trafficking. Locally, we serve on the Riverside County Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force (RCAHT) as the Training and Outreach Coordinator. Nationally, we provide lectures and training programs to corporations, civic groups, churches, and government agencies. Internationally, we support rescue and recovery programs in Southeast Asia and Haiti. All contributions are tax deductible and go to help prevent or stop human trafficking. Copyright © Million Kids.