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Although of the 22 veterans a day who commit suicide, the statistical percentage who do so out of desperation from homelessness to provide something for their family is not known; it is the mission of this organization to help keep those veterans alive by helping them maintain their dignity and obtain the housing they need to accommodate their families and any therapy needs they have at home (i.e. physical therapy space and equipment, occupational therapy space and equipment).

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The Freedom Isn’t Free ride Foundation™ is a non-profit organization which raises money to assist veterans who fall through the cracks and do not qualify for other assistance in getting housing. Married veterans without children are often not able to receive help in securing housing through programs currently in existence to service the veteran population. As a result of experiencing this first hand, Spc. Edgett founded the Freedom Isn’t Free ride Foundation™ to pay it forward and help these veterans. Through donations and fundraising events, the Freedom Isn’t Free ride Foundation™ assists such veterans with deposit monies for home rentals as well as for setting up utility accounts, with the understanding that the funds are to be returned, upon termination of lease or account, to the organization so as to help other veterans.

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  • A very tough year

    Dec 04, 2021

    The past year was very difficult for us here at the Freedom Isn't Free ride Foundation. In addition to COVID last year we regretfully announce the loss of our biggest benecfactress Dr. Nicole Xavier Cauvin. THrough the struggles that have come with that loss we have continued to reach out to our hom...

  • Freedom isn't Free ride

    Jun 18, 2020

    Pandemic pricing for this year's Freedom Isn't Free ride due to COVID19 complications. Rhe ride is still on for Saturday 1 August.

  • Walk to DC Postponed

    Jun 18, 2020

    Walk to DC postponed to next year due to COVID19

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Saturday, 3 August 2019

Start point: St. Pius X Church 834 Brookside Dr., Fairfield, CT.

Ending Point: Joey C's Boathouse, Stratford, CT.

Proceeds benefit Homeless veterans and IAVA

The Camelot Gala

The Camelot Gala, a black-tie fundraising dinner at the Patterson Club in Fairfield, CT. honored Donald Clady, founder and publisher of the Connecticut Cruise News for his work on behalf of veterans. Read the whole article at www.ctcruisenews.com