Sarah Haught is the founder of Beauty From Ashes Ranch. Sarah is responsible for the vision, strategy, and facilitation of the team behind Beauty From Ashes Ranch. Isaiah 61:3 ends with, “The planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified”. Sarah’s strong Christian faith has guided her to help others since childhood and plant her faith in the Lord into the lives of the community. Whether it is missionary work overseas, coordinating memorial events for fallen soldiers, or working with the Special Olympics, Sarah has always given her time, faith, and love to others. Sarah attended college on scholarships for soccer, track and field, and cross country. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities from Jefferson State College. Sarah’s desire to help the community lead her career in law enforcement. She has worked 11 years as a police officer, crisis intervention technician, and undercover officer in the Street Crime Interdiction Unit.
She is a member of the Southern Arizona Anti-Trafficking Unified Response Network (SAATURN). Sarah has been a teacher and mentor for students at Pima Community College for 3 years. Sarah sets the example through personal action and faith in God. She has the experience to build teams, and direct them to glorify God through helping others.
During her time working in the sex trafficking unit, Sarah saw a need for a long-term holistic care facility in order for survivors to fully escape and heal from their traumatic past. Sarah was always taught by her parents while growing up, “See a need and fill it.”
“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson