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  • Where does The Scarlet Thread currently work, and are there any plans to expand to new places around the world?
    We currently focus all our resources on the country of Thailand and plan to continue to do so. However, we are open to future places if God opens the door and gives clear direction that we are to expand to a new country.
  • If I want to go visit the team in Thailand and volunteer with them in ministry, what do I need to do?
    Our team is always open to having people come visit them and serve alongside them in ministry. The first step is to reach out to Tracy & Shonna Shipp at, or via US text message at 501-622-0330, to talk about when you would you like to go and how you believe God is leading you to serve. They would be very excited to begin a conversation with you!
  • Do you need any volunteers in the USA? I am unable to travel to Thailand.
    YES! If you didn’t hear us loud enough, YES! We need volunteers to help in areas of social media, website management, fundraising, and product sales. If you feel God leading you to volunteer with us in any way, please reach out to us via our Contact page.
  • How can I get my church, business, or group involved with The Scarlet Thread?
    There are four specific ways you can get your church, business, or group involved in what we do. 1. Short Term Trip – Work with our team in Thailand to develop a short-term trip of 7-10 days to go serve alongside them, experience the ministry firsthand, and enjoy the beautiful culture of Thailand. 2. Give – Becoming a monthly supporter of the ministry or make a commitment to sponsor a child in our Thread of Hope program. 3. Become a Prayer Partner - Make a commitment to pray for our ministry and team regularly by sharing prayer requests and praises from our team in Thailand. 4. Share Your Expertise - If you have a professional skill set and would like to share your experience and area of expertise with the woman & children in our programs, reach out to us. We would be happy to discuss ways to partner with you.
  • If I want to send something to the team in Thailand, what is the address to send it to?
    Tracy & Shonna Shipp 366/185 Citismart Condo Sukhumvit Soi 18 Khlong Toei, Khlong Toei Bangkok 10110 Thailand Phone: 0959470127 *Please let Tracy & Shonna know you are sending a package to them in advance. At times, they must pay customs fees on the items you are sending, so it is helpful for them to be prepared in advance. Thank you!
  • What should I do if I think someone in my area is being trafficked?
    If you are in the United States and you believe someone is in immediate danger, please call 911. If you have information related to a human trafficking incident, you can also call the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-373-7888 or text them at 233733.
  • Where do I go to give a one-time gift online or set up a recurring donation for The Scarlet Thread?
    Go to this link to give online. If during the process you need assistance, or encounter any problems, please contact Tracy Shipp at or 501-622-0330 (US Phone).
  • How can I make changes to my online recurring donation?
    Go to this link and follow the process on the screen.If you have any problems, please contact Tracy Shipp at or 501-622-0330 (US Phone). He will be more than happy to set up a time to walk you through the process of making changes
  • How do I get a statement of my donations to The Scarlet Thread?
    Annual donation statements for the previous tax year are sent out by January 31 each year. If you need another copy or a current statement at any other time, send an email to You can also review your donations, as well as print out a giving statement, by logging into your account here.



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