The NC Freedom Run 5K aims to support North Carolina children who have been victims of human trafficking. All proceeds of the NC Freedom Run 5K will benefit Transforming Hope Ministries, a Durham-based non-profit transforming the lives of adolescent victims of human trafficking. Transforming Hope offers victims hope for their futures and equips them with the skills to significantly lower their vulnerability to being re-exploited.
Race proceeds from the NC Freedom Run 5K benefit:
The Polaris Project, a national organization that raises awareness and compiles data about human trafficking, ranks North Carolina as a top-10 state for human trafficking, which includes both labor and sex trafficking.