March for the Martyrs



For the Martyrs is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that seeks to raise awareness about Christian Persecution, advocate for Religious Freedom, and provide aid to suffering Christians across the globe.


The number of people persecuted because of their faith in Christ has risen over 20% in just two years. There are now over 260 million Christians around the world that face high levels of persecution*. Despite the growing crisis, Christian Persecution is widely ignored by the media and often overlooked within Western faith communities.

On September 5th of 2020, March for the Martyrs made history. Hundreds gathered to stand in solidarity with persecuted Christians arund the world for the first time in United States History.

Our's is a message of hope: persecuted believers are not forgotten, Christian Persecution will not be ignored, and Jesus Christ still has the victory.

"Persecuted, but not forsaken."
2 Corinthians 4:9

Founder & President

Gia Chacón

Gia Chacón is a humanitarian, motivational speaker, and the Pro-Life Director of Bienvenido US. She first began her humanitarian efforts in 2017 and has since traveled to Central America, East Africa, and throughout the Middle East. During her time with the refugees, she had the opportunity to speak with them about the atrocities they faced and the horrible acts of violence they suffered for refusing to renounce Christ. After hearing these stories, God laid it on her heart to bring awareness to the growing crisis of Christian Persecution and to make a positive impact in the lives of the suffering faithful. This led to the founding of For the Martyrs. In addition to public speaking, pro-life advocacy, and religious freedom advocacy, Gia Chacón is a published writer, has been featured in news articles, and interviewed on television and radio shows. Daily, she impacts culture through the media through her social media account @genuinelygia.

*Statistic curtesy of Open Doors USA World Watch List 2020