Self-made Billionaire Philanthropist, Business Genius and Chairman of Viacom
CEO of Viacom presented CRA with a record-setting $1 million donation, then added an additional $500k. We are so thankful for his gift and the lives it has saved!
American journalist, author and television host on all Big Three television networks in the US
Katie Couric did her part to help millions more Americans find that this is happening today and even right here in the USA when she had Co-founder Stephanie Larsen and her mother, a survivor of child sex trafficking, Lorrie Johnson. Lorrie bravely shared her story with the country.
Editor at Large, Glamour
With a circulation of 12 million readers, Glamour informed audiences about child sex trafficking in the US through Liz Brody’s inspiring interview with [Child Rescue]’s co-founder Stephanie Larsen in August 2012. Read the article.
American television and radio host, actor, voice artist, and comedian
At Utah’s Night for Global Citizens, Larry King shared the mic with our Backyard Broadcast’s youth leaders. The evenings focus was on ending extreme poverty through avenues such as education, advocacy, and gender equality.
American film actress and star of the movie Taken
Maggie Grace spoke about Child Trafficking and introduced the Backyard Broadcast leaders to a ballroom packed full of activists and influencers.
X Games gold medalist, motorsports competitor and stunt performer
Travis Pastrana sent a shout out for people to attend the Candlelight Serenade Acoustic Festival in 2010.
American rock band
Neon trees generously shared their feelings about the issue which inspired audiences at the Candlelight Serenade benefit concert.
Lead singer and guitarist of the band Dashboard Confessional
Chris Carrabba from Dashboard Confessional excited audiences with a performance at the Candlelight Serenade.
West Jordan High School, West Jordan, UT
Throughout the entire year, WJHS educated students, parents and faculty about child sex trafficking in the US. They fundraised $20,000 through sporting events, musical concerts, individual efforts, and school-wide campaigns. This check and their overall efforts became the inspiration for Child Rescue’s Backyard Broadcast Campaign.