FREEDOM SINGS USA
Freedom Sings USA's Co-Founder and Operations Director, Bobbie Allison-Standefer
OUR MISSION IS TO HELP VETERANS, ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY AND THEIR FAMILIES THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY, REACH EMOTIONAL BALANCE BY TELLING THEIR STORIES THROUGH THE CREATIVE PROCESS OF SONGWRITING. SONGWRITING, ALONG WITH PEER SUPPORT, HELPS PROVIDE VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES THE TOOLS NECESSARY TO COPE WITH TRAUMA OR READJUST FROM MILITARY SERVICE.
Bill Whyte writing with Veteran Drew Guy at The Freedom Sings USA Retreat in Little Rock, February 22, 2020
Hunter Girl, American Idol's 2022 Runner-up with Steve Dean, at The MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History in Little Rock, October 2021, taping a promotional segment for Freedom Sings USA Arkansas.
Steve Dean & Don Goodman, Co-Founders of Freedom Sings USA, travel to Chattanooga, TN, every Wednesday to write songs with Veterans, World War II to Iraq, to help them tell their story through the healing power of music.
Freedom Sings USA concert at Songbirds in Chattanooga December 11, 2019...Performing our Veteran's songs are: Steve Dean, Veteran Lee Waters, Hunter Girl & Jake Durkin
Veteran Corey Jackson writing "Green Marine" at Freedom Sings Little Rock Retreat February 22, 2020
Veteran's Day celebration at Edley's BarBQ, welcoming Army Veteran Van Booth to Chattanooga during his "Walking For Life" walk across America.
Performing WWII veteran Louis Sumberg's song "Ensign Matthew", August 21, 2019, during the week The USS LST-325 was docked in Chattanooga
Veteran Joel Crinella after his song "Good Enough" was performed at the Freedom Sings Little Rock Retreat February 22, 2020
Freedom Sings USA's Don Goodman, welcoming the gathering at the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History February 21, 2020 in Little Rock.
Freedom Sings USA Concert, at The Montrose Rotary Amphitheater in Montrose, CO, performing songs written with Veterans at our Annual Retreat, July 8, 2022
Steve Dean, Bobby Tomberlin, Bill Whyte, Wil Nance and Wood Newton.
Hunter Girl writing Veteran Jimmy Ford's story at The Freedom Sings USA Little Rock Retreat February 22, 2020.
WHEN THE STORY BECOMES A SONG...
FREEDOM SINGS USA IS A 501(c)(3) NON-PROFIT, BASED IN CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE. WE PAIR PROFESSIONAL SONGWRITERS WITH VETERANS, ACTIVE MILITARY AND THEIR FAMILIES TO HELP THEM TELL THEIR STORIES THROUGH SONG.
WE HOLD WEEKLY ONGOING CLASSES ON WEDNESDAY MORNINGS, 9:30AM EASTERN TIME AND THRUSDAY NIGHTS, 5PM EASTERN TIME. WE ALSO SPONSOR EVENTS AND GROUP RETREATS THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES.
THOSE WE SERVE NEED NO MUSICAL BACKGROUND, ONLY THE DESIRE TO TELL THEIR STORY.
DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, WE ARE HOLDING CLASSES VIA ZOOM.