The Dfree Legacy Gala & Awards Ceremony is a formal event scheduled to take place on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at 7PMET at The Palace in Somerset, NJ. This community star-studded event will feature live entertainment, a special keynote presentation, commendatory remarks, and celebratory awards for leaders from corporate, philanthropic, faith-based, and community sectors. In addition, we will highlight stories of triumph from our very own Dfree graduates and participants.
Touched the lives of more than 100,000 people with transformational financial information, partnerships, and programming
Served 5,000+ churches/organizations with Dfree content and curriculum
Helped 11,000+ people make debt payoff plans and pay down more than $32M in debt using the Dfree Billion Dollar Challenge
Awarded more than $20,000 in debt paydown prizes and scholarships; and
Provided Dfree curriculum and resources to people in Haiti, Jamaica, Ghana, and South Africa.
And we’ve done all of that for FREE, thanks to a few corporate partners and a single philanthropic donor. While the last couple of years have been challenging on many levels, we remain committed to supporting the global Dfree community!
As the Dfree Global Foundation continues to meet the needs of our communities with a life-changing financial freedom movement, we continue the important work to disrupt the current projected trajectory of Black American’s having a ZERO median net worth by 2053! The Dfree movement continues to do this by addressing the psychological, social, emotional, and cultural issues that drive financial choices and behavior.
The Dfree Training + Engagement Team supports leaders, teams, and organizations globally to implement Dfree programming. As one of the fastest-growing segments of our work, the Dfree team provides training, programming, tools, and curriculum and tailored launch and measurement plans supporting our global Dfree leaders and partners.
The BDC platform serves 11,000+ people with interactive tools and calculators to plan debt paydown, build savings and emergency funds, and change behaviors and attitudes that affect their money. 2022 brings new site enhancements, increased functions, new resources, and more BDC user interaction in support of 100,000 people paying off 1 BILLION DOLLARS in debt!
2021 brought the launch of our new online learning platform, the Dfree Academy, welcoming 4000+ users in the first year. 2022 brings e-learning course updates, new courses, instructor-led cohorts, and expert masterclass courses to continue to offer Dfree curriculum to individual users and tools for leaders hosting Dfree Financial Freedom Movements.
With a portion of our team based in Ghana, we are at the forefront of developing our people for educational uplift and economic opportunity. To date, we have partnered with local organizations to deliver financial education, hosted annual tours, built facilities for children including a library, and more! With 2022 bringing fast growth into other countries, new Dfree curriculum partners, economic projects including a mobile app helping low-income businesswomen, and an elementary school on the horizon, Dfree Africa proves to be an economic empowerment connection across the diaspora with lifechanging impacts!
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