In the News

Greenville’s Jasmine Kitchen helps sexual abuse victims build anew
The article explores the nonprofit's two-year residential program and its social enterprise designed to provide a forgiving, loving environment where women can grow and learn sustainable job skills.

Read more...


Empowering Women By Supporting Jasmine Road
Beth Messick sits down with Your Carolina to talk about Jasmine Road's mission to heal and employ women in our community through a comprehensive two-year housing first model and a unique social enterprise component.

Read more...


Bon Secours Human Trafficking Seminar looks to raise awareness in 2022
Participants experienced an interactive simulation based on real lived experience of the women of Jasmine Road, South Carolina's first long-term residential program that serves adult female survivors of sex trafficking, prostitution and addiction.

Read more...


Residential Program for SC Human Trafficking Survivors Opens Second Safe Home in Partnership with Upstate Faith Community
Bon Secours St. Francis Health System and Jasmine Road announced on April 13, 2022 the opening of a second safe house, an expansion of the first long-term residential restoration program for human trafficking survivors in South Carolina.

Read more...


Jasmine Road opens second facility for human trafficking victims
Jasmine Road's new home can house eight women in the residential program tripling the capacity of the organization.

Read more...


Giving Matters: Jasmine Road triples capacity to serve sexual exploitation, addiction survivors
Jasmine Road is expanding to provide safe housing and much-needed services to more women in our community who need a safe place to call home.

Read more...


Mauldin Spirit Week Supports Jasmine Road
Jasmine Road joined Mauldin High School on Your Carolina to talk about events planned for the MHS Spirit Week 2022 to support the nonprofit's mission.

Read more...


Economic dignity for abused women in the Upstate

Beth Messick sits down with Mike Switzer to discuss Jasmine Road's mission to heal and employ women survivors through its social enterprise businesses designed to provide training and job opportunities in a safe, nurturing environment.

Read more...


The Charity Ball Board of Greenville announced on Oct. 21 that it raised $410,000 for 2021 Rose Ball beneficiaries including Jasmine Road. The 2021 Rose Ball beneficiaries were selected from more than 80 Greenville County agencies that work in the arts, education, environment, and health and human services areas.

Read more...


Jasmine Road recently received a Thanks and Giving Grant from Greenville Federal Credit Union. GFCU donated $50,000 to five local nonprofit organizations, and reported that the number of applications doubled from last time with 66 applications received this year. The program was launched in 2018 to coincide with GFCU’s 50th anniversary.

Read more...


Jasmine Road's social enterprise teaching kitchen is the first of its kind in Greenville. Through community partnerships Jasmine Road residents receive culinary training, work in the restaurant and create unique handmade products such as jewelry and candles with all proceeds benefiting Jasmine Road.

Read more...


After she heard about women living on the streets, one neighbor devised a plan to help.

Read more...


After she heard about women living on the streets, one neighbor devised a plan to help.

Read more...


Jasmine Road's Beth Messick Helps Women Get Off The Streets, By 'Loving Them Back To Life'

Read more...


Jasmine Kitchen is back with a new signature Chicken and Stars soup. During a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the restaurant reimagined its menu and has now reopened for curbside carry-out. This social enterprise provides women survivors with training and work opportunities, time and space to heal, and a lifelong community of support.

Read more...


Our partnership with Mary Black School of Nursing gives nursing students the chance to learn about the cycles of poverty, abuse, sexual exploitation, and addiction in our community. This awareness helps create future healthcare advocates to help women find a path to freedom.

Learn more...


Jasmine Kitchen, where every purchase helps a woman regain her life, is open and has launched a new online shop.

This innovative social enterprise cafe at 503 Augusta St. helps heal, empower, and employ women survivors of human trafficking and addiction.

Learn more...


Jasmine Kitchen serves much more than food, it serves a mission. The cafe at 503 Augusta Street in Greenville has reopened its doors and launched an online shop.

The social enterprise supports Jasmine Road's residential program with a mission to heal, empower, and employ women survivors of human trafficking and addiction.

Learn more...


Greenville Health Authority awards more than $20 million in community grants

Jasmine Road Inc. will receive support for its transformational two-year “housing-first” residential program. The project will provide access to mental and behavioral healthcare services for its residents.


Freedom Fighters

Two moms are helping abused women break free from the vicious cycle of sexual exploitation through one of Greenville’s newest nonprofits.

Read more...


Jasmine Kitchen, a restaurant with a mission

Jasmine Kitchen is open for lunch, serving scratch-made soups, salads, and sandwiches, and offering on-the-job training and employment.

Read more...


Bon Secours St. Francis and Jasmine Road to build second safe house for human trafficking victims

Bon Secours St. Francis Health System and Jasmine Road have announced a partnership to build a second safe house to help rehabilitate 14 additional female South Carolina human-trafficking victims.

Read more...


'No daylight between us.' Why SC woman searches the streets for sex trafficking victims

Beth Messick, Executive Director of Jasmine Road, shares her thoughts on how this two-year residential program is helping Greenville survivors of sexual exploitation and addiction heal and create a new life.

Read more...


'Prison can be ‘saving grace’ – or further trauma – for victims of human trafficking

The State Newspaper sheds light on the impact of human trafficking in the state and the difference that programs like Jasmine Road are making for survivors right here in our community.

Read more...


Homeless a Prime Target for Sex Trafficking

Homelessness leaves people truly desperate and often vulnerable to a wide range of injustices, including human trafficking and sexual exploitation. A lot of women trapped in these cycles want to get help and change their lives after short term rehabs or incarcerations, but they have nowhere to go but back on the streets or with their trafficker, often reentering the cycle of exploitation.

Read more...


Greenville Women Giving Awards Jasmine Road $100,000 to Fund Transformative Program for Women

Jasmine Road received a $100,000 grant from Greenville Women Giving to fund the first year of the life-changing program for the first five residents.

Read more...


New Gvl cafe to empower, employ survivors of human trafficking

Jasmine Kitchen will offer residents at Jasmine Road stable and sustainable employment opportunities that maximize positive social impact in the Greenville community, while generating funding for nonprofit operations.

Read more...


Hundreds attend human trafficking symposium held by Bon Secours St. Francis

Jasmine Road was among many organizations making a difference in the lives of survivors of trafficking and addiction that joined together for the annual event.

Read more...



Sign Up for Our Newsletter

To sign up to receive our newsletter, please complete the following form & click submit.*
Welcome and thank you for being part of our Rooted in Love community. We’re so glad you’re here!


 
 

*By submitting this form, you agree to receive email from Jasmine Road.

We respect your privacy and do not tolerate spam and will never sell, rent, lease or give away your information (name, address, email, etc.) to any third party. Nor will we send you unsolicited email.