Have you been the victim of violence? we invite you to share your story with the world.
Please note that the Be A Champion Foundation is not a reporting agency. If you or someone else is in immediate danger please immediately call 911.
Too many have been in the shadows for too long. We need to wake the nation up to the seriousness of the problem, and we need to do it NOW. One of the most powerful ways that can happen is when people take the courageous step to share their personal stories.
When you break the code of silence around these painful practices you also provide comfort and support to other victims by helping them know they are not alone.
If you or someone you love has been the victim of hazing, bullying, or any form of violence make your
story a Champion Story by filling out the form below. If you wish to remain anonymous, we will protect your confidentiality by changing your name and location when we share your story.
*If you have been a victim of hazing or bullying and are in need of assistance, there is both legal and counseling help available to you.
If you wish to remain Anonymous, please say so in the Anonymous box.
What happens next?
If your story is selected, you will be contacted by one of our staff about being feaured as one of our Champion Stories. These are stories that we regularly publish to help raise awareness on the issue of hazing and bullying.
If you wish to remain anonymous, we will protect your confidentiality by changing your name and location when we share your story
These stories will be showcased on this website and also featured in Be A Champion emails, newsletters, and social media sites. This will inspire everyone in the fight against hazing and bullying, and encourage others to raise their voice against these deadly practices.
Make your story a Champion story by sharing it with the world.
Tips for sharing your story
Your personal story about hazing or bullying matters. It has the power to help wake society up to the harms caused by these practices. It can help leaders recognize the harmful effects of these practices and it can help victims to realize they are not alone and to seek the help they need to overcome the pain that has been inflicted on them. Here are some of the things you may want to share in your own words:
Descrive the events that you or the person you love experienced
Describe the way the events affected you or the person you love
Describe the silence around those events and how this affected you or the perosn you love
Was there alcohol involved?
Was there violence involved?
was there intimidation or force?
Was there depression?
Was there shame?
Did it affect relationships?
Did many of your peers know about this event?
Did adults in positions of responsibility know about it?
Was there pressure to remain silent?
If you wish to remain anonymous, we will protect your confidentiality by changing your name and location when we share your story.