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Team Freedom

Pro athlete families are using their platform to shine a light on the reality of slavery and send rescue to those enslaved around the world.

More than 40 million people are enslaved in the world today including millions of children being exploited in sex trafficking every year. You have spent most of your lifetime on teams fighting for a championship. Today, join the fight to end slavery by joining Team Freedom.

"After travelling with IJM to the Dominican Republic and learning about the horrors of sex trafficking of children, my wife Yessenia and I couldn't be more excited to launch into the fight to end slavery and violence."

Trey Burton Tight End - Chicago Bears

"We are honoured to join with such a dedicated group of men and women to end sex trafficking around the world...We cannot be silent..."

Benjamin Watson and his wife Kirsten Tight End - Baltimore Ravens

"We are humbled to partner with our friends at IJM. We deeply believe in the work that they do...IJM shares our heart for making life infinitely better for vulnerable children. Our contribution plays a small part in their huge task: breaking through darkness with light and hope."

Clayton Kershaw and his wife Ellen Pitcher - LA Dodgers

"We are proud to support the work of IJM and are praying for the day that every person is living a life of freedom."

Stephen Strasburg and his wife Rachel Pitcher - Washington Nationals

"Players are coming together to engage in a bigger fight off the field - the fight to end modern day slavery. IJM has been in this fight for 20 years, and my wife Julie and I are honoured to walk with them as they seek to bring freedom to the poor and vulnerable around the world."

Kirk Cousins Quarter Back - Minnesota Vikings

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You Can Send Rescue Today.

Give a gift today and be a last minute responder for a child in need of rescue or a social worker holding the hands of a now-free mother.

Become a Freedom Partner today, and your first gift will be matched!

Your generous monthly support will send rescue to vulnerable children and families at a moment’s notice, stand with them as they rebuild their lives in freedom and see their abusers in court – no matter how long justice takes.


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