Start Where You Are, Use What You Have, Do What You Can

Pledge your support during our July donor campaign Start Where You Are Since our founding in 2011, and 501(c)(3) designation in 2014, The Cupcake Girls have been providing respect, resources, and relationships to those working in the adult entertainment industry. Our humble beginnings and limited resources have never limited our hearts that are drawn to serve, nor our creativity in using limited funding to provide the best possible care to our clients and community. Use What You Have Our donors have always been the backbone of our organization and allow us to provide services including medical, dental, mental health care, educational assistance, career planning, and domestic violence and...


A Step Forward for Sex Trafficking Survivors

The Cupcake Girls has never been a political organization…we walk a narrow path between organizations who seek to rescue and those who fight sex worker rights battles. We were created out of a desire to assist with the many needs in the adult entertainment community. We continually strive to meet those needs in a tangible way, without agenda, and with a heart of love and humility. We offer resources, respect, and relationships to the community we serve. That said, we have identified a very real legal need among survivors of sex trafficking: the ability to vacate criminal trespassing and loitering charges, which required a political remedy. Often, when someone has been arrested for...


Call to Action - Help with Kamylla's Legal Fund

We recently became aware of a situation in Texas, about a sex worker named Kamylla, who was part of the A&E Show “8 Minutes” (which we condemned back in April – read our Open Letter). She was portrayed on the show as a sex worker in need of a new life, and that was true, and is even truer now, than before the TV show came into her life. Kamylla found herself in a desperate situation: struggling with health issues and unable to find work, her bills were piling up and she was facing eviction. Desperate, after applying for job after job, she put up an ad to be a sex worker. She said, “I never imagined I would be in such a situation. But I did it for my family. Every night I...


Donate to The Cupcake Girls with Smith's Community Rewards

The Cupcake Girls have signed up to receive community rewards through Smith's Food & Drug stores. This is an easy way to help us raise funds by doing something you already do every day - buy groceries!  Every time you shop at Smith's, a portion of your shopping trip is donated to us. Everybody wins! If you already have a Smith's card, it's easy to sign up for community rewards. If you don't already have a Smith's card, signing up ony takes a few minutes at your local store, and it saves you money, too. Once you have a card, follow the instructions below. Thank you for helping us to raise money! Enrollment Instructions Smith’s Community Rewards  You must have a...


Portland Sweet Run 2015

This year we will be building a team of 30 people to raise $50,000 & awareness for The Cupcake Girls. If you choose to run and raise money, you can win some amazing prizes like gift certificates, ipod shuffle, spa treatments, and more! The race is Sunday, May 17th and spots are filling up quickly! Click here to DONATE to The Sweet Run 2015! Are you or your business interested in sponsoring The Cupcake Girls Sweet Run? You're in LUCK! We have business sponsorship levels available for you! Our business sponsorship program provides the opportunity to partner with The Cupcake Girls through The Rock ‘n’ Roll Portland Half Marathon! We are asking local businesses to partner with...