Posts Tagged ‘New Light’

Runaway Bridesmaids Race to Fight Forced Prostitution

From More than five years ago I was working in magazines in New York City. I really loved my job, but also felt the itch that there was more to life than spending 60 hours a week inside a cubicle. So along with two friends, I decided to step outside of my comfort zone and explore...
October 20th, 2012 | LG Press & Media | Read More

The Winners of the 5th Avenue Mile Runaway Bridesmaids

The first-ever Runaway Bridesmaids race happened this Saturday at The 5th Avenue Mile in New York City. The men and women who dressed up and showed up made the race so much fun–and such a success. And they all looked beautiful doing it! 

How our Runaway Bridesmaids Racers made a difference:...
September 24th, 2012 | Runaway Bridesmaids | Read More

Runaway Bridesmaids Mission: To Meet America

This is Runaway Bridesmaids marathon-runner-in-training Holly here. I got really fired up to fight sex trafficking and to help New Light shelter by starting Runaway Bridesmaids after reading Half the Sky and finding out what a huge problem it is—right here in places like California, New Jersey, and...
September 12th, 2012 | Runaway Bridesmaids | Read More

Runaway Bridesmaids FAQs

If you’re really bored or just procrastinating at work, please read every single question. If you have a burning question that is not answered here—and if it pertains to Runaway Bridesmaids, The Lost Girls, happy hours, or improving your running time—please email holly at
July 8th, 2012 | Runaway Bridesmaids | Read More

Host a Runaway Bridesmaids Happy Hour

Even if you can’t make it to the race in New York, you can still join our team and collect pledges via to be eligible for the grand prize trip to Machu Picchu in Peru! The Lost Girls will give you the tools you need to plan your own Runaway Bridesmaids fundraising happy hour in your...
June 23rd, 2012 | Parties, Festivals & Events, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More