Our Story

BTI was birthed so that I could reach as many young ladies as possible and afford them the assistance that I did not receive as a young lady. As a woman who has dealt with past mental issues and thoughts of suicide, I decided to use my pain and fight back. I ran away from home after I was sexually abused, and I found myself on the streets at an early  age. BTI will provide resources and assistance to outreach programs for runaway teens.

Our Founder

Committed to the Cause

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Deleathea "Dee" Payne

Dee serves her community in many capacities.  She truly has a heart for people, especially young ladies who have lost their way.  Breathe Through It is her way of helping those young ladies get back on the right path to a brighter future.

Board Members

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Rhonda Reliford

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Yasmine Henderson

Shauna Samms