Servants Anonymous Society

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Servants Anonymous Society
PurposeTo aid young women in exiting the sex industry, achieve sobriety, and avoid sexual slavery
Official language
AffiliationsSex Trade 101

The Servants Anonymous Society (SAS) is a nonprofit women's organization[1] that provides aid to young women in exiting the sex industry, achieving sobriety, and avoiding sexual slavery.[2] SAS offers life skills-based education to these women and safe houses for them to live in.[3] One of the skills taught by SAS is how to prepare a budget.[4] SAS partners with Sex Trade 101.[5] In 2008[6] and 2009, there were book sales in Calgary, Alberta in support of SAS and Canwest Raise-a-Reader.[7] In July 2011, paramedic Will Rogers performed a 1,000 km long-distance run to raise funds for the Surrey, British Columbia chapter of SAS.[8] That December, the Surrey chapter received a $20,000 award at the Awards for Excellence ceremony hosted by the William H. Donner Foundation.[9] In 2013, there was a fundraiser called "Cry of the Streets: An Evening for Freedom" that raised money for Servants Anonymous Facilitates Exit, a SAS women's shelter for those seeking to leave the sex industry.[10]


  1. ^ Lauren Barr (February 4, 2011). "Construction biz tickled pink". Calgary Sun. Retrieved July 24, 2013.
  2. ^ "Servants Anonymous Society honoured as one of country's best". Peace Arch News. December 7, 2011. Retrieved July 24, 2013.
  3. ^ Jennifer Lang (June 20, 2011). "'Iron' Will sets out by land, sea and highway". Cloverdale Reporter. Retrieved July 24, 2013.
  4. ^ Michael Wood (February 12, 2011). "CrackPart3: To hell and back". Calgary Sun. Retrieved July 24, 2013.
  5. ^ The Homestretch. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved June 6, 2013.
  6. ^ "Last weekend to buy literary treasures". Calgary Herald. June 13, 2008. Archived from the original on March 24, 2016. Retrieved July 24, 2013.
  7. ^ Graeme Morton (April 25, 2009). "Book sale offers summer reading at bargain prices". Calgary Herald. Retrieved July 24, 2013.
  8. ^ Colin Oswin (August 8, 2011). "Ironman battles exploitation". Peace Arch News. Retrieved July 24, 2013.
  9. ^ Mark Hoult (December 22, 2011). "Local agency brings home national award". Community Press. Retrieved July 24, 2013.
  10. ^ "Cry of the Streets: Four Thought-Provoking Facts". Swerve Calgary. May 2013. Archived from the original on June 4, 2013. Retrieved July 18, 2013.

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