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Since Building Hope Today was founded in 2016, we have been chasing one ambitious goal: to play our part in ending the child sexual abuse epidemic in our country. And while the crisis is huge, we’re optimistic. We know how to help solve the problem, and we make progress every day thanks to the help of partners and generous supporters. If we work together, we believe every child will grow up, free from sexual abuse, within our lifetime.

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Building Hope Today is here to help those who experience childhood sexual abuse, we support multi-disciplinary teams who bear the burden of investigation and prosecution, and we prevent other children from experiencing abuse by educating those who care for them.

Our Story:

From Idaho beginnings to a national presence

Matt and Lynne Morgan founded Building Hope Today in 2016. Their journey began years earlier when Matt experienced sexual abuse as a child. Matt was committed to not living his life like a victim. After 30 years, he was able to prove that his uncle had groomed him and then used the position to sexually abuse him. A unanimous jury verdict in his favor changed his life and, for the first time in history, a sexual abuse case won on the grounds of fraud within the legal system. Matt and Lynne knew they couldn’t let this victory stop with just them. There were other survivors who deserved to be heard and receive justice.

Matt and Lynne started connecting with experts across the country who shared the common goal of putting an end to childhood sexual abuse. After his court win, he and Lynne had traveled around looking for a way to help prevent the silent epidemic of childhood sexual abuse. Little did they know the answer was right under their noses. No matter how long a child waits to disclose their abuse, prosecutors can prove that sexual abuse occurred when the stages of grooming are present.

Our Team

John Huffman

Developer & Home Builder

Board Member

Cortney Liddiard

CEO Of Ball Ventures

Board Member

    Pat McKenna

    Detective (Ret.) – IDaho Falls

    Board Member

    David Moody

    Founder & Owner of CD Moody Construction

    Board Member

    Lynne Morgan

    Founder of Building hope today & Morgan business ventures

    Board Member

    Matt Morgan

    Founder of building Hope Today & Morgan Business Ventures

    Board Member

      Mark Tornillo

      Founder & CEO of Martek global & MINDALGN

      Board Member

        Liz Bigham

        Special Agent – Georgia Bureau of Investigation

        Expert Trainer

          Sarah Griffie, JD

          Chief Assistant District Attorney – Barrow County, Georgia

          Expert Trainer

          Dustin Johnson

          Sergeant – Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Idaho

          Expert Trainer

            LaVarr McBride

            Assistant Teaching Professor & Program Coordinator – Penn State Dept. of Criminal Justice

            Expert Trainer

              Lydia Newlin

              Victim Assistance & Restorative Justice Program Director – Minnesota Dept. of Corrections

              Expert Trainer

              Haylee Peacock

              Special Agent – Georgia Bureau of Investigation

              Expert Trainer

              Anne Tierney

              Licensed Professional Counselor – Bright Tomorrow’s Child Advocacy Center

              Expert Trainer

                Thomas Tueller

                Founder & Counselor – Tueller Counseling Services

                Expert Trainer

                  Jean Fisher, JD

                  Building Hope Today

                  Director of Curriculum Development

                    Faye White

                    Building Hope Today

                    Executive Director 

                    Our Mission & Values

                    Building Hope Today prevents and reduces childhood sexual abuse.

                    We equip, care, advocate, and educate.

                    Our mission and work are built on six core values:

                    Hope   –   Healing   –   Justice   –   Collaboration   –   Awareness   –   Safety

                    A Letter from the Board

                    Coming soon!

                    Matt & Lynne Morgan

                    Founders of Building Hope Today

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