Guaranteed work, no previous experience required!
Learn a new trade and gain new skills!
Get an education for a better future!
The promise of a better life, an education, a good job and a loving relationship are all enticing promises.
But things aren’t always what they seem.
is a walk-in piece of public art that people encounter on the street. The outside is like a giant wrapped gift, which draws people’s attention with enticing promises of a better life, great-paying work, travel and education. Inside, the truth is revealed:
Those promises are lures to entice people into situations of human trafficking.
Visitors to the inside of the box learn about the horrible realities that trafficked persons face and are empowered to take action against trafficking.
Learn about human trafficking
Learn about the impact of human trafficking around the globe, and get the surprising facts about trafficking right here in Canada.
Get help or report an incidentLonely? Scared? Need Assistance? There are ways to get support.
If you or anyone you know may be in trouble, you can also submit an anonymous tip.
We need your help to raise awareness
Learn how you can get involved! Volunteering, donating, or arranging to host the GIFT box to raise awareness in your community would be a great help. We have some other ideas too.
Thanks to everyone who helped make the GIFT Box a success!
Some numbers to celebrate:
- 27 — days the box was open
- 50 — how many countries visitors to the box came from
- 60 — attendees to each of two Interfaith services
- 124 — volunteers
- 216 — hours the box was open
- 1213 — people visited the box
- 4000+ — signatures collected for a petition for a provincial action plan to respond to human trafficking in Ontario
Faith Alliance to End Human TraffickingFaith Alliance is a collaboration of religious and other partners working to end human trafficking.
It is operated by the Ministry for Social Justice, Peace, and Care of Earth
of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto in association with