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30 for Freedom Iowa
2017-05-20 @ 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM$30
Run. Raise. Rescue. Join the massive rescue campaign; run with us on May 20 and other states to raise $250,000 to help sex-trafficking victims around the world.
The Cause:Trafficking, sex-slaves and child prostitution is the human rights issues of our time. As many as 4 million women and children are caught in sexual slavery in our world today. A young girl can be sold for as little as $150 and will often be forced to service at least 10 customers per day, or over 3,000 a year. Funds raised from 30 for Freedom will further the anti-trafficking work of Project Rescue, F.R.E.E. International and Venture.
The Story: It all started with Brent Silkey’s ridiculous vision to get 30 of his friends to run 30 miles, and raise $30,000, on his 30th birthday to help victims of sex trafficking. Brent’s vision inspired hundreds to run and raised $81,346 in 2016. For Brent’s 31st birthday he wants to involve 750 people in a 5k, half marathon, and a 30 mile run to raise $250,000 to fight this horrific injustice.
Here for the Iowa Race we are running the 5k and Half Marathon. If you would like to sign up to walk, run or volunteer please do so at 30forfreedom.org