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

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Route for the Brave walkers advocating for veterans, families
Posted June 20, 2016

By Nicole Cooke -

The American Legion Post 642 in Sedalia served dinner to some special guests Friday evening who are advocating for veterans and their families.

Route for the Brave stops at Lemay VFW
Posted June 20, 2016

June 15, 2016 - A teacher and a police officer walking across the country to raise money for veterans visited Lemay last week as they neared the midpoint of the 3,092-mile, five-month "Route for the Brave."

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