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IJM Launches First-Ever Pro-Athlete and Influencer Sweepstakes

Wednesday, March 24, 2021, WASHINGTON, D.C. — International Justice Mission (IJM) partners with professional athletes, musical artist partners, and other influencers to launch the first-ever “All In For Freedom” sweepstakes March 29 through April 23, 2021. This group is joining together with IJM to raise crucial awareness and funds for people suffering in slavery and violence around the world.

As the world recently marked one-year of COVID-19 lockdown, the work of rescuing people and transforming justice systems has not stopped, but it has adapted to the new global pandemic environment. As IJM adapted, their athlete and influencer partners also came together to brainstorm how to creatively use their platforms to ensure the most vulnerable are protected – the result: the “All In For Freedom” sweepstakes. This sweepstakes creatively engages new people and is critical for raising the necessary resources to continue working with local governments to rescue thousands from slavery and situations of abuse. A robust list of the prizes and contributions below:

  • Autographed Josh Morrissey Jersey
  • Valour FC Game Tickets, Training Session and Lunch Experience with Players and Coaches
  • Autographed Andrew Harris Winnipeg Blue Bombers Jersey
  • 2021 Anthony Sherman Kansas City Chiefs AFC Championship Ring
  • 2009 Indianapolis Colts AFC Championship Ring
  • Autographed Luke Bryan Guitar
  • Autographed Patrick Mahomes Chiefs Jersey
  • Autographed Nick Foles Eagles Jersey
  • Autographed Auston Matthews Jersey
  • Autographed Hank Aaron 1974 Atlanta Braves Jersey
  • Autographed Willie Mays 1951 New York Giants Jersey
  • Shane Doan Zoom Session and Autographed Jersey
  • Autographed Matt Hasselbeck Pro-Bowl Seahawks Jersey
  • Autographed Craig Kimbrel Baseball
  • Autographed Baseball Glove, Ball, Softball Batting Gloves, and T-shirt
  • Virtual Pitching Tips with Brent Suter
  • Autographed Jason Adam Cubs Jersey
  • Joe Jones Custom IJM My Cause My Cleats
  • Zoom Session with Mark Herzlich to talk about broadcasting, ACC Football or his book "What it Takes"
  • Autographed Bradley Zimmer Bat
  • Autographed Kyle Zimmer Glove
  • Virtual Kicking Tips with Nick Novak
  • Autographed Clayton Thorson Northwestern Jersey, Autographed Austin Carr Northwestern min-helmet and joint Zoom Session
  • Zoom Session with Coby Fleener to talk about Coding or Football
  • Autographed Michael Jordan Jersey
  • Autographed Albert Pujols Bat, Cleats and Gloves
  • NFL 2019 Rookie Premiere Signed Frame
  • Autographed Stephen Strasburg 2019 World Series Baseball
  • Virtual Hangout with Sam Acho and Gary Haugen on Athletes for Justice Podcast
  • Autographed Clayton Kershaw World Series Jersey
  • Trey Burton Zoom Session and Autographed Super Bowl LII Philly Special Photo
  • Geneo Grissom Autographed Cleats and Patriots practice hoodie, shirt and sweatpants
  • Autographed Domantas Sabonis All-Star Jersey
  • Co-host a Podcast with Jason Romano
  • Autographed Drew and Ellie Holcomb Kitchen Covers Records

“We are humbled by the generosity of our pro-athlete, artist partner and influencer community who continues to leverage their significant platforms to help vulnerable people around the world,” said Melissa Russell, Regional President, IJM North America. “We are grateful that they have committed priceless items and experiences, with funds going to IJM’s COVID-19 Fund. These funds will directly support our frontline teams as they continue partnering with local governments to protect those who are most susceptible to violence and human trafficking due to the global pandemic.”

Visit https://www.ijm-sweepstakes.org/ to enter for a chance to win.

About International Justice Mission:

International Justice Mission is a global organization that protects people in poverty from violence. IJM partners with local authorities in 21 program offices in 13 countries to combat slavery, violence against women and children, and other forms of abuse against people who are poor. IJM works to rescue and restore victims, hold perpetrators accountable, and help strengthen public justice systems. Learn more at IJM.org.

About IJM’s Team Freedom Program:

Team Freedom, IJM’s team of pro athletes, has partners in the NFL, MLB, NHL, US Soccer, NBA, CPL and Olympics who are committed to using the global power and influence of sport in IJM’s work to protect people in poverty from human trafficking, slavery and other forms of violence. Since Team Freedom’s launch in 2014, Team Freedom players and their families have advocated for survivors, traveled internationally to meet with IJM front line teams and brought the work of IJM in front of tens of millions of people. They have also raised significant funds to support the work - in 2020 alone, Team Freedom raised over $3 million.

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