Swell-o-Phonic and Soma Wilai in Fondren Corner will host a Traffick Jam benefit night Thursday October 20 from 5pm – 9pm. Take 10% off everything and Swell gives 10% to to the Hard Places Community or choose to forgo the discount with all 20% going to the charity. International fundraising chair Drew Mellon who also manages Swell will host the event. Come hear about the success of Traffick Jam 2011 as they show photos and share stories of the boys that they have come to know through the brand new Punlok Thmey Boys Center in Phnom Penh. Mellon will also be available to educate and involve shoppers for Traffick Jam 2012, coming in the spring.
Hard Places Community is a three year old organization dedicated to rescuing children from trafficking in Cambodia. Read more about Mellon’s efforts here.