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Support Us

There are several ways you can support the Freedom to Choose Project. Donations are always welcome and appreciated. In addition, you can set your Amazon Smile account to donate a portion of your purchases to us. You can sponsor our events and/or workshops in various ways. And also, consider purchasing some of our merchandise.


We have received requests from other prisons around the world. We are currently fundraising to expand our program offerings!

It takes a village to Change the World. Here’s how your donations help!

$30 – Covers a re-entry class for a parolee who wants to be successful in the “free

$100 – Pays for one inmate to attend an entire 2-day workshop in prison

$300 – Funds a classroom of at-risk teens learning healthy ways to deal with anger

$1,000 – Pays for 200 male inmates to attend weekly refresher courses in prison

$1,700 – Pays for the annual care of one dog in our YOP dog program

$15,000 – Enables us to expand to a new prison or community project

$20,000 – Supports an advanced 2-day workshop for inmates

We also welcome monthly recurring donations starting at just $10!

Join us in breaking the cycle of incarceration.

All donations make a difference!

As an alternative, you can also donate via this PayPal link or Venmo us at @FTCProject or 424-625-9913.


Or send us a check to our mailing address:

The Freedom to Choose Project
PO Box 3062
Santa Barbara, CA 93130-3062

“What you can do inside of yourself really has the potential to change the world.”     -Inmate, Valley State Prison for Women

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The Freedom to Choose Project currently sells 4 styles of t-shirts as well as beautiful greeting cards that were designed using the artwork of one of our participants at Valley State Prison. To checkout our merchandise, visit our store.


Special thanks to our wonderful sponsors who have donated funds, services and supplies to make our work possible. We are grateful for all contributions. If you are interested in sponsoring, please contact us.