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

Press Releases

David Roth and Kevin Winton
Posted June 20, 2016

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- Two men with a cause made their way into the capital city Thursday after walking all the way from Atlantic City, but they're not done yet.

1st Anual Gold Star Picnic in Littleton, Colorado
Posted June 6, 2016

We were excited to host our 1st annual Gold Star Family picnic in Colorado on Sunday, June 5, 2016 at Clement Park. We had close to 65 military children and families attending. This is one of our favorite programs. It is an honor to bring surviving families together so they can continue to heal and be with each other.

Dream Chaser Fulfilled at Memorial Day Cub's Game
Posted June 4, 2016
On Monday, May 31, 2016, Helping Hands for Freedom and Route for the Brave was honored to celebrate Memorial Day by fulfilling a Dream Chaser.  The Hotchkin gold star family was honored at Wrigely field, where Tristan was chosen to throw out the first pitch and the family received personalized jerseys.    The following announcement was made at the game:
Posted May 3, 2016

A military nonprofit embarked on the Route for the Brave, a 3,091-mile walk across America this week, stopping in Baltimore on Tuesday.

The organization, Helping Hands for Freedom, is raising funds for the construction of a house of healing and a post-traumatic stress disorder center for military families.

AZ charity walks cross-country for veterans and their families
Posted April 28, 2016
Bailey L Netsch, The Republic | 10:18 a.m. MST April 28, 2016
Posted April 28, 2016

David Roth is about to embark on a cross-country trip to raise money for Helping Hands for Freedom. Find out more about the 3,000-plus mile walk.

 Cop, teacher plan to walk from Atlantic City to San Francisco for veterans
Posted April 28, 2016

Posted: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 12:13 pm


To raise money for veterans, a math teacher and a police officer from Indianapolis plan to take a walk tomorrow in Atlantic City – a long walk.

The two plan to travel 3,091 miles from America's Playground to San Francisco, a journey that is expected to take more than four months.

Kevin Winton Day
Posted April 28, 2016

Beech Grove Middle School gives teacher Kevin Winton a big send off as he prepares to walk across the U.S.Every student in Beech Grove Middle School lined the hallways to high five Kevin Winton on his final day before leaving for Route for the Brave.