Families to Freedom
Horizon is a Reproductive Justice Congregation, a program of Just Texas. One of the goals of a reproductive justice congregation is to raise children in a safe and healthy environment. Families to Freedom is a nonprofit whose mission is to transport victims of domestic abuse to safety. It’s executive director and founder, Sarah Nejdl, is a member of Horizon.
Since January, 2017 Families has made 160 trips so that moms and children reach safety. Volunteer drivers pick up a family or individual at a safe place and take them to a waiting shelter or safe home. Supplies such as suitcases, travel blankets, snack packs, and car seats are available to the travelers. A box for donations is in Fellowship Hall.
You can help by:
kids books and DVDs
Helping completely clean and reassemble donated car seats
Becoming a volunteer driver
Details at www.famliiestofreedom.org
You can read the latest Families to Freedom email here.