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Band News (more headlines) 03-24-2014

ARTIST KAREN SPURLOCK FIGHTS AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICING ONE COOKIE AT A TIME

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March 24, 2014 (Kenova, WV) West Virginia-based singer/songwriter Karen Spurlock, who is currently promoting her new EP, My Heart’s Desire, has raised more than twice her goal during the month of February in the entertainer’s support of LOVE146. Spurlock, who set a goal to raise $300 by baking and selling cookies, cupcakes and cake pops, has donated more than $700 to the human trafficking prevention non-profit.

“After reading a suggestion to have a bake sale to raise money, I came up with the idea to take orders for an assortment of baked desserts from people in my community for Valentine’s Day,” said Spurlock.

After gathering orders, Spurlock and her friends spent time baking the requested items, as well as extras to sell at the singer’s church.

The final tally, which also included donations from fans, exceeded $700.

“I am thankful to my community and friends for donating time and money to LOVE146,” she said. “A team of people came together to give to an incredible movement. I am hopeful for a day when human trafficking no longer exists and we can look back and know we played a small part in the big picture.”

Because of the success of the February baking fund-raiser, Spurlock is looking for other ways to help raise funds and awareness of LOVE146 in the future, such as organizing a 5K run or having a dance-off.

“My dad and I are hoping to plan a 5K to raise funds for LOVE146,” Spurlock said, adding that she and her father are already working out in preparation for the event. "Planning a 5K is motivating both of us to stay active.

“The neat thing about Love146,” Spurlock said, “is the organization strongly encourages you to use your own unique passions to raise funds.”

Spurlock says she is committed to continuing to raise awareness of LOVE146 at her concerts and through other events.

“Freedom looks different for everyone, but we all desire it”, she said. “It's admirable that LOVE146 helps survivors fight for freedom.”

For more information about Spurlock and her current EP, My Heart’s Desire, visit karenspurlock.com, like her on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/karenspurlockmusic) and follow her on Twitter (https://twitter.com/KarenSpurlock). To watch the official Love Is Calling music video, go to http://youtu.be/1X8cLFpzv_I.

About Karen Spurlock:
Karen Spurlock, a Contemporary Christian music artist managed by McLaughlin Music Group International, Inc., has many loves. She loves performing at concerts and sharing her life through songs. She loves to laugh on and off stage. She loves to see people get up, dance, and have fun when they hear her songs. She loves finding a genuine moment to share what God has done in her life in hopes that it will bring people to a place of worship, life change, inspiration, and offer them hope. “I love looking someone in the eye and smiling at them while singing about His unfailing love, which is greater than anything I’ve ever experienced,” Spurlock said. “Doing that means more to me than I could ever express in words because I know that’s the calling on my life.”

Spurlock’s first radio single, “Love Is Calling,” features John Katina of The Katinas. The single has aired on 622 radio outlets internationally while reaching No. 1 on the Christian Radio Chart (CRC) weekly and monthly charts. The song was also the No. 2 song of 2013 at CRC (http://christianradiochart.com).

“Love Is Calling” is the debut single from Spurlock’s EP, My Heart’s Desire. My Heart’s Desire is available at karenspurlock.com and iTunes.

During her career, Spurlock has shared the stage with such artists as Sidewalk Prophets, Chasen, Matthew West, The Rhett Walker Band and Rapture Ruckus, and performed at numerous events, including Pneumafest, Amp’d For Christ and Septemberfest 2013.

About Love146:
Love146 is an international human rights organization working to end child trafficking and exploitation by caring for survivors, providing prevention education to children, training professionals working with exploited youth and empowering an international movement of abolition. Since 2002, Love146 has worked towards a sustainable, long-term and holistic approach to the problem of child trafficking and exploitation, caring for children throughout Asia, Europe and the United States.

LOVE146 provides holistic care for human trafficking victims by helping them return to their communities and assisting them through the journey from which they are still healing. To assist in the healing, LOVE146 currently operates the Round Home in the Philippines to provide a safe environment for these victims in a unique design to promote restoration and health of every child entering the doors. The Connecticut Recovery Center provides emergency shelter, group counsel, professional and family training, and a refuge of childhood, whimsy, and freedom for survivors of child trafficking and exploitation.

“We're committed to abolition. Nothing less,” says LOVE146 founders.

For more information about LOVE146, visit love146.org.

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