Refuge for Women is a registered 501(c)(3) not for profit organization financially supported by the generous and committed giving of individuals like you. Thank you for helping us continue to build upon our mission to rescue women from the sex industry.

EIN: 26-4388243 (Lexington) 

EIN: 61-1923738 (Louisville)

House Needs

Often our residents will arrive with only the clothes on their back. Items on this registry will help us provide for her daily needs! Whether you would like to donate a few items or organize a supply drive, we thank you!

Registry coming soon!

Donate gift cards for ministry!

Gift cards give us flexibility for our on-demand and unexpected needs at the houses in Kentucky currently serving women. We appreciate gift cards to Amazon, Walmart, Target, Walgreens, gas stations, craft stores, and chain restaurants. Contact for more info.

Donate Stock

Are you interested in donating stock to a specific Refuge for Women location? It’s easy. Just contact your financial advisor, decide on the shares you want to donate and ask him/her to reach out to Giovanna Swisher, CFP® with Robert W Baird and Co.  She will provide the transfer instructions so your advisor can process the stock transfer. 

Giovanna Swisher, MBA, CFP®, CDFA®, Robert W. Baird & Co.,

Make a

Do you want to help Refuge for Women be able to plan better for what we have coming in over the next 3 or more years? Please see our pledge sheet to see how your business could help over the next three years toward the ONE campaign!

Donate Cryptocurrency

Crypto donations are one of the most tax-efficient ways to give to Refuge for Women. U.S. tax payer crypto donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. By making a charitable gift, you may also be eligible to significantly reduce what you would otherwise owe in capital gains taxes. Click the button below to link arms with us today!

Donate Online

Our Monthly Hope Builders are a special group of Refuge for Women Kentucky monthly donors. Without the support of monthly donors, Refuge for Women cannot become sustainable. Our residents have big dreams and goals, but we need consistent monthly givers to help Refuge for Women meet their monthly needs.

Your monthly gift provides the following: 

  • $1000 – safe housing and housing expenses
  • $500 – around the clock care by professional staff
  • $250 – equipment and supplies, curriculum
  • $150 – cost per day per resident
  • $50 – house needs and stocks the pantry
  • $25 – clothing for residents

All gifts matter. Making a gift to Refuge for Women can help provide women with:

  • Safe housing
  • Counseling
  • Medical treatment
  • Life skills
  • Employment preparation and placement
  • Hope for a brighter tomorrow

YOU MAY ALSO SEND YOUR DONATION TO: Refuge for Women Kentucky, 342 Waller Ave Suite D, Lexington KY 40504

*Note: These are not designated gift categories but are examples of how your gifts can be used.

Let’s Rally Together to Provide Refuge to More Survivors

We have a fundraising tool that helps you share your heart to help sex trafficking survivors. Your social media, emails, or awareness events can quickly rally your community together to provide Refuge and freedom to more women.



  • $250: Provides life skills training for one month
  • $500: Provides a full month of trauma-informed care
  • $1,000: Provides a full week of a resident’s healing journey
  • $4,000: Provides a full month of residential and program support



Promote your personal link via Social Media, Email, In-Person, etc.



You’ll see all your campaign responses.

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