For women working in the adult entertainment industry, non-judgmental support, consistent caring, and messages of faith, hope and love are seldom, if ever, provided. In 2009, after a trip to Las Vegas, Nevada, our eyes were opened to the needs of these women. We began knocking on doors of Las Vegas strip clubs with little more to offer than our love and a box of cupcakes. Much to our surprise and delight we were not only invited in, but we were invited back. Today we offer our unique brand of caring and support to women working in strip clubs in Las Vegas and Portland, Oregon, and brothels in Nevada.
In March of 2013 we opened up our Women's Resource Center, (the first of it’s kind!), which helps provide our women with job placement and professional development; health and beauty services; mental health, drug and alcohol counseling; spiritual guidance, as well as housing, legal, and education and financial assistance, and so much more!
With each connection we make, we realize just how many women need someone to care for and believe in them. As these women’s trust in us grows, our monthly cupcake visits to the clubs can turn into coffee dates, we have had opportunities to help plan and host birthday parties and baby showers, and we can find ourselves invited into their lives where we assist them in whatever ways we can.
Since we have begun our work, we have partnered with tutors, lawyers, doctors, dentists, financial advisors, and other skilled professionals who have shared their talents and expertise at no cost to the women we assist. We have helped as babysitters, chauffeurs, shoulders to cry on, hands to hold, cheerleaders, hair and make-up stylists, mentors, and—most importantly—friends. Our passion is to help women who have doubted themselves, and their worth, become more empowered in their daily lives by providing them the resources they may need to gain the strength and courage to grow.
And we're just getting started ...
Within the next ten years, The Cupcake Girls hope to have a presence in all of the strip clubs in Las Vegas and Portland, all of Nevada's brothels, and ultimately in every major city in the United States. We plan to continue to use our website as a resource for women who need help, as well as a place for our volunteers and supporters to see what we’re doing in the community and where help is needed. And we dream of building a safe house for girls affected by human trafficking.
The more support we raise, the more women we can reach! But we need your help! Our needs will continue to grow as we visit new clubs and meet new girls, create and strengthen community partnerships, and train new volunteers who believe in our mission!
Thank you for your support!
Peace, Love & Cupcakes!
The Cupcake Girls