freedom walk

next steps

You can make a difference to help victims of human trafficking. Here are some practical things you can do to raise your awareness and get involved.


 

follow these organizations

Follow the organizations supported by the Freedom Walk on social media or sign up for their newsletter updates.

31:8 Project
Instagram | Facebook |
Website

For Freedom International
Instagram | Facebook
Website

watch a documentary

Watch The Pink Room, on Right Now Media. Told by rescued victims and those fighting to bring them hope, The Pink Room uncovers a heart-rending journey of redemption, set on the front lines of the battle in Cambodia.

Visit goevangel.org/rightnow

read a book

Read Orphanology to learn about the connection between orphans and victims of human trafficking, as well as the importance of adoption in the fight against it.

Read The Slave Across the Street to learn about the reality of sex trafficking in suburban America.

foster or adopt children

At-risk youth, runaways, and “functionally parentless” children are some of the most vulnerable to becoming victims. Help end the cycle by creating a safe place for children in foster care, or by giving a child a permanent home through adoption.

Christian Adoption Services
ND Foster Care Services

become a host home

Help survivors of human trafficking by providing a safe place for them as they transition to freedom and a normal life.

Contact 31:8 Project for more information.

pray and give

Continue to pray about freedom for victims, healing for survivors, salvation for traffickers, and boldness for bystanders. Pray for the end of human trafficking around the world.

If you’d like to continue to support the fight, you can give to Legacy Makers or either of the organizations listed above.

save the date

THE NEXT FREEDOM WALK

october 2, 2021

suspect human trafficking?

Text “BEFREE” to 233733

the walk

Join in the fight against human trafficking. The Freedom Walk will be an interactive experience with stories of survivors, information about where and how trafficking exists, and how to make a difference in our communities.

For the full experience, you’ll need a pair of headphones and a device to either download audio files (available on October 16) or stream the audio files during the walk.

Registration: $40*
ND State Capitol Grounds
Saturday, October 17 | 9:00 – 11:00 AM
*Kids 10 and under are free and do not need to register.

If you’re not able to attend but would like to support this cause, you can donate here by choosing Legacy Makers and marking “Freedom Walk” in the memo line.

thanks for your support!

about the walk

listen

Each phase of the walk will feature an audio portion to listen to as you walk. Make sure to bring headphones and a device for each person in your family who would like to listen. The audio files will be available on this page the day before the walk for you to download them and save them to your device, or you can stream them during the walk.

Note: We encourage families to attend, but since this is a mature subject, portions of the audio recordings may not be appropriate for children. Parental discretion is advised.

read

“Safe houses” along the route will provide human trafficking survivor ID cards to help you to get to know a survivor and raise awareness for what they’ve experienced.

Note: Family-friendly survivor ID cards will be available.

support

We’re excited to partner with two organizations that are making a difference in the world of human trafficking! $30 of each registration will go to support 31:8 Project and For Freedom International. The remaining $10 will be for a custom-made beanie you’ll receive and are encouraged to wear at the Freedom Walk.

listen during the walk

Start the first audio track as you start the walk. Then follow the audio instructions and signage for when to start the next track.

audio #1



audio #2


audio #3


audio #4

 

If you won’t have data to stream the files during the walk and want to download them ahead of time:

1. Click the button below
2. Select each file and click the download icon on each one
3. Find them in your web browser’s downloads or the drive on your device (for example, iCloud Drive)

download audio files

coffee available

Joyhouse Coffee is opening in Bismarck this fall, and we’re pumped to have them serving coffee at the Freedom Walk!

 

faqs

The walk is about 1.58 miles, or half of a 5k, and there will be “safe houses” along the way where you’ll stop to read survivor ID cards. The full experience will take about 45 minutes.

Make sure you have headphones and a device with mobile data for each person* to download audio recordings that will be used throughout the walk.

We also recommend you wear weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes. Those who register will be supplied with a beanie that we’d love for you to wear during the event!

*Note: Since this is a mature subject, portions of the audio recordings may not be appropriate for children. Parental discretion advised.

Yes, the audio files will be available on this page the day before the walk, Friday, October 16. This enables you to download them while on WIFI and save them to your device.

This also allows you to listen to the audio recordings ahead of time to determine if they’re appropriate for your kids. If you’re not able to attend, you can even use them and do the walk on your own.

We’ll be set up on the south end of the ND Capitol Mall with registration tables. You’ll receive the beanie and information for the walk before you start. Arrive at the time you selected on the registration form to help us maintain social distancing between groups.

Yes, we’ll have plenty of space outside at the ND State Capitol to separate groups and social distance.

We will not require masks.

We’ve designed the walk to have appropriate social distancing no matter what the COVID-19 risk level is in Burleigh County. We also plan to hold the event rain or shine. However, if we have to cancel for any reason, registrations will still go to support 31:8 Project and For Freedom International.

Yes, if you have registered but are not able to attend the walk, you can transfer your registration to a different name. Please contact the Evangel office during business hours to request the change: 701-255-0500

Refunds will not be issued, but the registration fee will still support 31:8 Project and For Freedom International. Also, the audio files will be available even if you can’t attend the event.

speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute.

PROVERBS 31:8 (NIV)

c