Welcome to your all access VIP pass to all Free2Luv® Events! Get ready to ROCK KINDNESS and support our mission to empower, enlighten and engage our youth to celebrate their uniqueness and stand up to bullying.  Here you will find out all about our upcoming events including concerts featuring awesome musicians standing up and using their voice to make a difference with Free2Luv, along with empowerment workshops.


Free2Luv and The Change Make a Difference Through Music

Super excited to be on the road with our amazing Advocates The Change for a 4 city, 8 school tour this week! Kayla, Je’Dah, Ary’an and Caeli are sharing their personal heartfelt stories, performing inspirational music, rockin’ the pledge and Million Sign Mission and sharing personalized empowerment packages with students. We’re so proud to be holding hands with each of these amazing young ladies who are truly changing lives in their community.

Youth Advocate Bella Rocks Kindness at Community Schools

BELLA SCHOOL VISITS

We are so proud of Bella and all she is doing in her community to prevent bullying. On her road to the crown, she has been visiting local schools to share her bullying story, music and our messaging, having kids take our pledge and commit to kindness. “I am Bella Bane and I am a survivor of bullying because of FREE2LUV and all of their help with how to recover from mistreatment of others! Free2Luv is my platform for Miss Teen TN United States and I will continue to spread awareness for anti-bullying on my road to the crown!”

Free2Luv Holds Hands with Girl Scouts for ‘Be Empowered’ Day

Our awesome Advocate Lauren Suthers represented Free2Luv for a day of empowerment rockin’ LUV and spreadin’ kindness at the Girl Scouts BE EMPOWERED event. Lauren spoke about the importance of being true to yourself and celebrated self-empowerment with this beautiful group of young game changers. Thank you Girl Scout Troop 11354 for inviting us to be a voice to uplift, inspire and engage. Proud to have been a part of this.

Free2Luv Hosts 2 Free2BeME Workshops on LUV Day

To celebrate LUV day, Free2Luv hosted two ‘love yourself’ workshops for teens in Seattle and Colorado. What better way to celebrate than to explore and uncover what’s in your heart. As always, we were moved by the responses and our hearts are filled with love and compassion for the beautiful participants. Thank you for being brave, honest and real. Visit here to see their amazing heart art.  

Benefit KidFash L.A. Fashion Show a Big Hit!

The Free2Luv family showed up big time to ROCK LUV in L.A. at the first in a tour of fashion shows benefiting our youth empowerment initiatives.  Thanks all so much for lending your BIG hearts to our movement!!  Our Celeb Ambassador Laya DeLeon Hayes rocked her role as host of the festivities and it was so awesome to see so many talented and amazing youth stand together in solidarity.

Rock Fashion & Stand Up to Bullying at Benefit Fashion Show

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We’re super excited to be partnering with KidFash Magazine to rock the runway and stand up to bullying for a star-studded benefit fashion show in L.A. January 28th hosted by our own Ambassador, Laya DeLeon Hayes, star of Doc McStuffins.  This family event will feature live entertainment, an incredible speech by motivational speaker King Nahh and lots more!

Can’t wait to see you all there!  TICKETS ON SALE HERE!

Rock your creativity and win $25,000 for you and $25,000 for Free2Luv

How would you like to start the new year off winning $25,000 for YOU plus $25,000 for Free2Luv?  It’s fun, easy and full of spirit! Get your creative juices flowing and make your own Holiday themed Mannequin Challenge video. That’s all there is to it! Get started HERE and let’s share your video! Best of luck, happy holidays and a shoutout to our partner Givit for helping us spread LUV and kindness.

Give The Gift of LUV This Holiday

Giving back is good for the soul and throughout the month of December, your donation to support and empower youth can make an even bigger impact. PayPal is adding 1% to every donation made through December 31st so 101% of your donation will make a difference! Now, more than ever, it’s time to UNITE IN LOVE and let the world know LUV IS STRONGER than hate.  That expressing your individuality is vital.  That every child deserves to thrive in a safe and supportive environment.  That we will not tolerate bullying or discrimination of any kind.

At Free2Luv, we are dedicated to celebrating individuality, spreading kindness and standing up to bullying through our awareness campaigns, community outreach and advocacy program.

Join us and let’s create a more loving world for ALL!

Know your support will help us reach more children who at times feel as if there are alone, unwanted or hopeless.   Thank you for helping us save lives and empower youth!

PIECE OF CAKE ONLINE PREMIERE

PIECE OF CAKE makes its online debut and is NOW AVAILABLE to view HERE!  We are proud to holding hands with The Riot Life, Ella Lentini, Shannon Beveridge and the entire crew who brought this short film with a big heart to life.  Grab your popcorn and enjoy!

Sarcastic & complicated Jessie and her free-spirited girlfriend, Alex couldn’t be any more different from each other, but cupid’s arrow is blind, and it was love at first sight. After a year of dating paradise, things go awry when Jessie’s parents, who are unaware that Alex is a girl, arrive to town for their anniversary. At a crossroads, Jessie must decide between revealing her sexuality to her parents, or losing the love of her life.

A percentage of every rental benefits our programs and youth in need.  Thank you so much for your LUV and support.

Chixx That Rock Host ‘Stand Up to Bullying’ Benefit Concert for Free2Luv

We’re rockin’ Bullying Prevention Month with a special benefit concert to support our bullying prevention initiatives and you’re invited!  We’re honored to be the charity of choice for the Chixx That Rock STAND UP TO BULLYING Benefit in Sacramento on October 8th!  We invite you to rock out, support our mission and enjoy some of the best talent in Northern California! Tickets available at the door.  RSVP HERE

‘PIECE OF CAKE’ HITS THE FILM FESTIVAL CIRCUIT

Super excited for the world premiere of PIECE OF CAKE at Portland Film Festival! So proud to have co-produced this LGBT short film with The Riot Life starring Shannon Beveridge, YouTube star from nowthisisliving and Free2Luv Advocate Ella Lentini.  This labor of LUV is a coming out story demonstrating the power of love and connection and the importance of embracing every human for who they are.

Next stop, Long Beach Indie International Film Festival!

Check out the film trailer, behind the scenes photos, special merchandise and full film festival schedule HERE

Eat Pizza and Help Save Young Lives

For Immediate Release

Stand Up Against LGBTQ Youth Bullying Fundraiser 

Who: Free2Luv is an award-winning nonprofit dedicated to standing up against bullying and helping to save the lives of our LGBTQ youth community by rockin’ individuality, celebrating equality, and spreading kindness through arts & entertainment. We empower, engage & enlighten youth to be their true, authentic selves and know that they are perfect just the way they are. FREE2LUV teams up with Celebrity Ambassadors, Youth Advocates and corporations who believe LUV is STRONGER than hate and BRAVER than bullying. We hold hands with our partners to create thought-provoking awareness campaigns, support and produce community outreach events, and create a cool line of cause inspired merchandise designed to create change.

What: Patxi’s Pizza is partnering with Free2Luv by donating 10% of all sales for a day registered in the restaurant, including dine-in, take-out and delivery orders. It’s part of their 52 Weeks of Giving.

Where: Patxi’s Pizza is located in downtown Ballard at 5323 Ballard Ave NW in Seattle. For delivery or carryout, go to PatxisPizza.com or call 206-946-1512.

When: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 from 11am to 10pm.

Why: According to the CDC, the LGBTQ youth community is 4x more likely than their heterosexual peers to attempt suicide. When people stop in, order lunch for their office, buy a gift card, or even have Patxi’s Pizza deliver, they are standing up to bullying and helping to save lives.

Contact: For more information about Free2Luv, go to Free2Luv.org. For more information about Patxi’s Pizza, go to PatxisPizza.com.

Free2Luv Rocks Vans Warped Tour

It’s our 2nd year at Vans Warped Tour and we had an awesome time rockin’ it and the Million Sign Mission!  Check out our photo album to see all of the beautiful supporters standing up to bullying and spreading kindness with us.

Help Us Let LUV OutSHINE Hate

We’re super excited to be joining the LGBT+ community to celebrate our 1st Give OUT Day, the only 24 hour online fundraiser dedicated to supporting LGBT nonprofits. Your support will help us empower LGBTQ youth and let them know they’re not alone.

Our goal is to raise $5,000 to bring our new Free2BeME Project to the LGBTQ community. Your support can make this a reality and help so many youth struggling with their identity, finding themselves and suffering from bullying. It’s truly a life-changing gift.

No gift is too small.  Please know your support matters.

LIL WEBSTA putS the pedal to the metal to race AGAINST BULLYING

Lil Websta kicks off her racing season ready to put a red flag on bullying!  We’re so proud to be holding hands with Jenna Webster, 2015 Ladies League Champion, whose passion for racing and spreading kindness is truly game changing.  Jenna’s car features Free2Luv on the hood and FRIENDS DON’T LET FRIENDS BULLY on the tail.  At every race, Jenna meets young fans, shares our collective bullying prevention message and gifts empowerment backpacks with her custom FRIENDS DON’T LET FRIENDS BULLY tee, wristbands and empowerment postcards.  Congrats on your win today, Lil Websta!  Here’s to an amazing season filled with rockin’ kindness on and off the track!

Check out Jenna’s feature on ABC’s WMTW!

Free2Luv Raises Pride Flag in Seattle to Kick Off Pride Month

We were so proud be invited as community leaders to hold hands with Seattle’s Mayor Ed Murray and our beautiful LGBT+ family to raise the Pride flag in honor of Pride Month. It was a very moving experience and one we were honored to be a part of on behalf of all the LGBTQ youth we serve. There was a lot of LUV and PRIDE in the streets of Seattle!  The City of Seattle also proclaimed June LGBTQ Pride Month. Check out the photo album for more pics of the celebration!

Seattle Pride Flag Raising at City Hall

Free2Luv Puts a Red Flag on Bullying at NASCAR’S Indy 500

Free2Luv is racing against bullying at NASCAR’s Indy 500, one of the largest sporting event in the world.  We’re SUPER excited to be feature our 2016 anti-bullying PSA, a special message from Youth Advocate and racing champion Lil Websta and our empowerment anthem BE THE CHANGE by the fabulous all girl funk band The Change.  This year marks the 100th Running of the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing” and our bullying prevention messaging will air on jumbotrons reaching over 1.4 million people to spread the word that bullying needs to STOP! The Indy 500 is more than just a race; it’s a cultural event complete with pomp and circumstance, and we are proud to represent bullying prevention.

Free2Luv Rockin’ ‘Ride for Ronnie’ with Rock Star Gabbie Rae

We had an awesome time rockin’ LUV at the 2nd Annual RIDE FOR RONNIE event. We hosted Celebrity Ambassador Gabbie Rae’s meet and greet, rocked the Million Sign Mission and met some amazing new friends. It was truly an honor to be a part of this fantastic celebration for a great cause. Here’s a sneak peek of the day’s festivities … click on our photo album to see more.

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Ride For Ronnie

LGBT SHORT FILM ‘PIECE OF CAKE’ BEGINS FILMING

Did you know that 40% of youth experiencing homelessness identify as LGBT? Can you imagine not loving your child based on their sexuality? Coming out isn’t always a PIECE OF CAKE. We’re proud to be co-producing this short film with Riot Life and the amazing and talented Ella Lentini and honored a portion of the fundraising benefits our youth empowerment programs and LGBTQ youth.

We’re on set with Ella (creator, director and co-star) and her co-star nowthisisliving YouTuber Shannon Beveridge! 

Lights, camera, action and day 1 of filming begins! Check out our photo album for an exclusive behind-the-scenes peek of the ‘Making of Piece of Cake’. You won’t miss a bit of the action!

Free2Luv Races Against Bullying at NASCAR’s Daytona 500

We’re SUPER excited to be premiering our NEW anti-bullying PSA, a special message from Youth Advocate and racing champion Lil Websta and our new empowerment anthem BE THE CHANGE by the fabulous all girl funk band The Change, at NASCAR’s Daytona 500.  Our bullying prevention messaging will air on jumbotrons reaching over 1 million people at this Super Bowl of NASCAR and spread the word that bullying needs to STOP!