Freedom House, "Swing for Freedom"

One of our personal charity organizations that both Jan and I support is Freedom House. I plan on participating in a unique fundraising opportunity and I would like you to consider sponsoring me. Please go to the website to learn more about Freedom House. (see link at bottom of page).

"Swing for Freedom"

Have you heard of a Golf Marathon? It's a unique golf experience in which avid players and newcomers to the sport join together to raise awareness and funds for a good cause. On October 25th, our "Swing for Freedom" event will benefit The Nest, our upcoming residential shelter and aftercare program for girls in .

Similar to a walk-a-thon, "Swing for Freedom" golfers seek your sponsorship dollars as they complete 100 holes during a memorable day on the greens. You may pledge $1, $2 or as little as 25 cents per hole, to contribute to helping these young survivors of human trafficking in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Please know that any contribution you make will be used to save countless lives, as well as help many of these innocent victims get back the childhood that was ruthlessly taken from them by their captors.

The Nest for Girls ages 12 to 17

Each donation is mission-critical and impacts the lives of human-trafficking survivors:
$100 - provides emergency housing to one minor for one night
$200 - provides arts & crafts and recreational outings to one minor for one month
$500 - provides educational services to one minor for one month
$1000 - provides housing to two minors for one month
$2000 - provides case management and 24/7 support to one minor for one month.
$5000 - provides food, clothing and transportation to six minors for three months

Contribute today to the "Swing for Freedom" golf marathon challenge via the online link: If you prefer to write a check, please make it out to Freedom House and mail it to PO Box 2065, Burlingame, CA 94011.

If you would like to join Fred Betke and other fellow golfers at the Los Lagos Golf Course in on Friday, October 25th, please contact [email redacted]. Players will receive a personalized video golf lesson from Jim Coles, PGA Pro golf instructor, as a thank-you premium for their participation in our inaugural "Swing for Freedom" event.

For information about other upcoming Freedom House events, please visit

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