Helping Hands for Freedom is a 501c3 dedicated to supporting the families of the fallen, wounded and deployed.

Past Events

2016 Helping Hands for Freedom Boot Camp for Kids
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 10:00am to Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 2:45pm
Join us at the 2016 Boot Camp for Kids in Greenwood, Indiana!


Ages 8-18
Every participant receives a t-shirt and lunch.
Location: Knotts Family Farm –...

2016 Notre Dame Bucket List Game
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 12:00am to 11:45pm

Our annual Bucket List game will be played at Notre Dame this year.  Helping Hands for Freeedom's co-founder, Patrick Shannon, will host soldiers from all over the country for the weekend. (Sept. 23-25)  We will partner with other foundations to make their dreams come true.

Sponsor the...

Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 9:30am

Registration 9:30-11:30

Kickstands up at noon

$20 single rider $25 w/passenger
50/50 raffle, silent auction
All proceeds benefit Helping Hands for Freedom

Contact Paul: for more information.

The Sun Kings Concert
Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 8:00pm to Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 7:45pm

An evening with The Sun Kingsperforming 50th Anniversary of 1966 & More!  Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the the Beatles FINAL CONCERT.

The Sun Kings are not a traditional Beatles tribute band. Every member of the band is a veteran musician who loves recreating The Beatles’ music...

Route for the Brave Banquet
Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 2:00pm to Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 4:45pm

Meet the team, thank our sponsors, and celebrate our success.  Tickets to this luncheon are $50 a person.  Dress is business casual.

Hilton San Francisco Union Square

333 O'Farrell St.


San Francisco 49ers
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 6:30pm

In honor of the Walk Across America, David Roth and Kevin Winton will be walking the official game ball from the tunnel to the 50 yard line to present it for the 49ers game.

Levi's Stadium

4900 Marie P DeBartolo Way

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 10:15am to 11:15am

Join us for our last party at Microsoft where we will Skype with a Gold Star family and honor Microsoft veteran employees.  This a family-friendly, FREE event, so bring your friends and family.

Microsoft Store at Westfield San Francisco Centre , Space 257

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:30pm

You've followed the walk online, and maybe walked a mile or two with us.  Now, help us end this historic walk across America.  The walk begins at 10:00 am EST at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, travels to the Microsoft store at the Westfield San Francisco Center, and ends at the beach...

Route for the Brave Final Celebration
Friday, August 26, 2016 - 9:00am to Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 8:45am
The Route for the Brave Ends Friday, August 26th. Join Us in San Francisco.

Our team has walked over 3,100 miles from Atlantic City, New Jersey to San Francisco, California to raise funds to build a House of Healing for Gold Star families and veterans with PTSD.  We have met many veterans and...