Within days of each other at the end of August, two separate investigations—one in Ohio and one in Georgia—resulted in the arrest of 27 individuals in Ohio interested in engaging in sexual activity with minor children and the rescue of 39 endangered missing children in Georgia.
The Black and Missing Foundation, Inc (BAMFI) thanks the creator of the Showtime series "The Chi," Lena Waithe, and cast for bringing awareness to the issue of missing women of color and joining the movement to help us find us.
This season of HBO's Insecure highlighted the lack of attention of a missing Black woman by mainstream media and law enforcement in the parody 'Looking for LaToya'.
In commemoration of its 12th anniversary, the Black and Missing Foundation (BAMFI) will host a "Day of Service" on Sunday, May 24, to provide 200 families in the District of Columbia with much needed food and household supplies to assist with the COVID-19 relief efforts.
What started 10 years ago as a passion project between two sisters-in-law to bring attention to the growing number of missing persons of color, has evolved into one of the nation’s top minority-run organizations, reuniting families and providing much needed closure for others.
The Black and Missing Foundation is coordinating a drive to gather needed items for those affected by Hurricane Harvey and to bring some relief to families.
We are honored to be named the BlackGirlsRock! 2017 "Community Change Agents." Thank you Beverly Bond, Debra Lee and BET for this amazing opportunity to raise awareness of our missing. At the Black and Missing Foundation, we believe that every missing person, regardless of age, race, mental ability, or circumstance, deserve awareness.
The Black and Missing Foundation 5th Annual "Hope Without Boundaries" 5K (HWB5K) fundraising campaign, held on June 3, raised $20,000 and attracted more than 1200 participants from around the country. The annual run/walk brings together families and communities to shed light on the issue of missing persons of color throughout the country.
The Black and Missing Foundation (BAMFI) will hold its 5th annual "Hope Without Boundaries" 5K run/walk on Saturday, June 3,at the National Harbor in Ft. Washington, Maryland.
In light of the heightened awareness of missing children in the District of Columbia, on Saturday, April 1, the Black and Missing Foundation (BAMFI) in partnership with Liberty Christian Church will offer a FREE self-defense class for youth ages 5-17.