Spero is Latin for “I Hope”

Spero is Latin for "I Hope"

We are dedicated to arresting the spread of human trafficking with education, prevention, and technology.

We are dedicated to arresting the spread of human trafficking with education prevention recovery technology

Our Mission

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Hope is being able to see that there is light, despite the darkness.

The Spero Foundation is a beacon of hope in the darkness of doubt and fear. We don’t see survivors as victims, but as victors. We offer the unique support and tools to help facilitate a new mindset and life. We can assist in helping survivors overcome various obstacles, problems, and difficulties with this set of offerings.

A word from our Ambassador

“My voice and hope were taken from me, but through your generous support of The Spero Foundation I can hope and heal and will speak my truth!”
Jane Guerino — Executive Director Headshot
Jane Guerino
Executive Director
“My voice and hope were taken from me, but through your generous support of The Spero Foundation I can hope and heal and will speak my truth!”
Jane Guerino — Executive Director
Jane Guerino
Executive Director
“My voice and hope were taken from me, but through your generous support of The Spero Foundation I can hope and heal and will speak my truth!”
Jane Guerino — Executive Director
Jane Guerino
Executive Director
“My voice and hope were taken from me, but through your generous support of The Spero Foundation I can hope and heal and will speak my truth!”
Jane Guerino — Executive Director
Jane Guerino
Executive Director

Jane Guerino — Executive DirectorJane Guerino was an adopted child who was sexually abused from the age of four to nine. At age 30, Ms. Guerino was abducted and was held for five months without clothing in a frigid cold basement, where she was terrorized and tortured. She was then sold to different sex traffickers for two years until her escape. Ms. Guerino suffered immense deprivation and violence while captive. Today, she helps abused, trafficked, and incarcerated girls and women through Glory House, the organization she founded.

“My voice and hope were taken from me, but through your generous support of The Spero Foundation I can hope and heal and will speak my truth!”

We Can Make a Difference

With a unique set of offerings

Education

We provide education for students, parents, community leaders, educators, first responders and the public.

Prevention

We offer a wide variety of resources and support to help prevent trafficking.

Recovery

We are supporting efforts to help provide stable environments and resources to ensure long term recovery and success.

Technology

We have partnered with AMO Families to develop and distribute an ever evolving set of software, apps and technology tools to help provide monitoring of interactions of the young and vulnerable.

Jane Guerino — Executive DirectorJane Guerino was an adopted child who was sexually abused from the age of four to nine. At age 30, Ms. Guerino was abducted and was held for five months without clothing in a frigid cold basement, where she was terrorized and tortured. She was then sold to different sex traffickers for two years until her escape. Ms. Guerino suffered immense deprivation and violence while captive. Today, she helps abused, trafficked, and incarcerated girls and women through Glory House, the organization she founded.

“My voice and hope were taken from me, but through your generous support of The Spero Foundation I can hope and heal and will speak my truth!”

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Jane Guerino — Executive DirectorJane Guerino was an adopted child who was sexually abused from the age of four to nine. At age 30, Ms. Guerino was abducted and was held for five months without clothing in a frigid cold basement, where she was terrorized and tortured. She was then sold to different sex traffickers for two years until her escape. Ms. Guerino suffered immense deprivation and violence while captive. Today, she helps abused, trafficked, and incarcerated girls and women through Glory House, the organization she founded.

“My voice and hope were taken from me, but through your generous support of The Spero Foundation I can hope and heal and will speak my truth!”

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Caitlin had been extracted from her trafficking situation (surprisingly, her trafficker was a woman) after calling a hot line. She was then brought to Glory

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