Red Bucket Day collects donations to fight human trafficking

Red Bucket Day collects funds to fight human trafficking

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Friday is Red Bucket Day — a day where volunteers and Bakersfield businesses are teaming up to collect donations to fight human trafficking.

Organizers from City Serve Bakersfield and Canyon Hills Women’s Ministry say it takes a community effort to stop human trafficking, and steps like donations are just a small way people can help.

Volunteers and red buckets will be at four locations in Bakersfield from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Volunteers will be out at the following locations in Bakersfield on Friday, April 5.

  • Hodel’s Restaurant – at the intersection of Knudsen and Olive drives.
  • Sully’s Chevron – at Coffee Drive at the intersection of Stockdale Highway and Gosford Road
  • Luigi’s Restaurant – 725 E. 19th St.
  • Town Center Shopping Center – L and 24th streets

You can also donate any time by texting to 661-727-4050, designate Project Rescue.

Donate online at

By check: Payable to: Canyon Hills with “Project Rescue” in the memo line. Mail checks to Canyon Hills Project Rescue, 7001 Auburn, Bakersfield, CA  93306.

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