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Liz Pitcher Receives $10,000 Grant to Fight Sex Trafficking

Sep 20, 2016
Tara Bentley from Lufkin, Texas is one of 24 students chipping away at student loan debt with a scholarship from the Royal Neighbors Foundation.

Matt Mendenhall, philanthropy director for Royal Neighbors of America presented Liz Pitcher a Nation of Neighbors check for $10,000 to help her increase her efforts to provide outreach programs to rescue women and girls being trafficked through street prostitution in the Indianapolis area and provide them support services that can help them lead happy, healthy lives.

About Nation of Neighbors
Nation of Neighbors provides support to help empower individuals to reach new goals, especially those who have a plan to start or expand a business or an organization/group that helps women and girls in their community. Ten grants of $10,000 each are being awarded across the U.S. in 2016. More than $1.7 million has been awarded since the program was launched in 2007.

About Royal Neighbors
Royal Neighbors of America, one of the nation's largest women-led insurers, empowers women to meet the needs of their families with annuities and life insurance products such as whole life, simplified issue, and universal life. Royal Neighbors was founded in 1895 and is headquartered in Rock Island, IL, with a branch office in Mesa, AZ. For more information, visit or call (800) 627-4762. Royal Neighbors is licensed in 43 states and the District of Columbia and not all products are available in all states.

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