Donor Spotlights

Take Action During Human Trafficking Awareness Month: Polaris and Delta’s Top Picks

Blog Post — January 4, 2023
January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month and Polaris is proud to partner with Delta to bring travelers information about what human trafficking really is and how they can be part of the solution.

Marriott International Adds Polaris to Loyalty Points Donation Program

December 15, 2017

Polaris announced today that Marriott International customers enrolled in the Marriott Rewards loyalty program can now contribute unused travel points to be converted into a donation to the organization.

Delta contributes $1M to Polaris, Supports National Human Trafficking Hotline

September 21, 2017

Delta Air Lines announced that it’s partnering with Polaris through a sponsorship that will support the organization’s activities, including operation of the National Human Trafficking Hotline

Delta Air Lines SkyWish Partners with Polaris

Blog Post — March 7, 2017

Polaris and Delta Air Lines are announcing a new partnership enabling Delta SkyMiles Members to directly support survivors of human trafficking through the SkyWish program.

Polaris works with ECPAT-USA and Marriott International on Human Trafficking Training Initiative

Blog Post — January 12, 2017

All too often, traffickers fly under the radar in hotels because staff and managers do not know what signs to look for on their premises. To address just these concerns, Marriott International took a recent significant step in their efforts to combat trafficking.

Double Your Impact for Survivors on #GivingTuesday

Blog Post — November 29, 2016

Polaris was built on a promise—and donors have helped us keep that promise in communities all across the country. 

Meet the 11-Year-Old Mets Fan Teaming Up with the Nats Family to Fight Human Trafficking

Blog Post — July 26, 2016

How five weeks of allowance can help in the fight against modern slavery.

Donor Spotlight: Artist and Activist Molly Gochman Won’t Let You Forget About Trafficking Victims

Blog Post — February 23, 2016

Artist and activist Molly Gochman was appalled when she was first exposed to the seemingly formidable circumstances surrounding human trafficking.

Portrait of an Advocate: An Interview With Erica May Scherzer, Polaris Ambassador

Blog Post — December 16, 2015

The first interview in Polaris’s new series spotlighting advocates involved in the fight against human trafficking. 

A Neighbor’s Call: Ariel Confronts Trafficking in Her Own Backyard

Blog Post — July 10, 2015

Ariel became aware of the gravity of the issue of human trafficking in the U.S. when she was confronted by it in her own backyard. As she puts it, this issue quickly became “deeply personal.” 

Amy’s Oscar Night Raises $2,300 to Stop Human Trafficking

Blog Post — May 18, 2015

Amy Scheidler has been hosting a party for Oscar Night every year since 2004 -- and for the past ten years, she’s turned it into a benefit for causes that are close to her heart.

Need help? Polaris operates the U.S. National Human Trafficking Hotline.