Press Release: September 29, 2020
The Human Growth Foundation (HGF) will host its 5th Annual Say NO Bullying Virtual Festival this year with Hollywood star power to shine a light on bullying during National Bully Prevention Month. The virtual event will stream live on SayNoBullying.org, Facebook Live, and Zoom on Sunday, October 4, 2020, from 3 PM – 7 PM EST. The festival will bring together people from all walks of life to join the movement in putting an end to bullying and put compassion into action.
The Say NO Bullying Virtual Festival will be hosted by actress Jill Flint (USA Network’s “Royal Pains”), actor Mark Feuerstein (USA Network’s “Royal Pains”), actress/comedian Tiffany Haddish (“Girls’ Trip”), actor David Ramsey (CW’s “Arrow”), actress Lexie Rabe (“Avengers: The Endgame”), actor Cooper Friedman (CBS’ “Perry Mason”), actor Quinn Friedman (“Teachers”), actress Maddie Baillio (“Hairspray Live!”), actor/comedian Mark Christopher Lawrence (“Chuck”), and actress Glory Joy Rose (NBC’s “This is Us”).
"Our mission is to educate, advocate, and empower children, teens, and adults," says HGF executive director Patricia Costa. “We are grateful to have these talented actors share their voices to a worthy cause.” The 5th Annual Say NO Bullying Festival will feature empowerment speakers, surprise celebrity appearances, and international entertainment.
The event will include musical performances from Grammy-nominated singer Ruben Studdard, Casey McQuillen, I Love Dance NYC, Angelica Hale, Caleb Serrano, Next Town Down, Channah Zeitung, Dario, Rolling Meadows High School Choir, Camden Catholic High School Choir, actor/singer Isaac Brown and G. NI Dance Company.
Event sponsors include Novo Nordisk, Pfizer, Big Apple Compactor, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, Kershaw County School District, Lumos Wine Co., Monroe College, and Brooks.
For more information about the Say NO Bullying Virtual Festival and bully-related resources, visit SayNOBullying.org.
About the Say NO Bullying:
The Say NO Bullying bully prevention program provides resources, education, and advocacy to individuals and families affected by bullying. The program's mission is to prevent and end all forms of bullying in communities nationwide, schools, and online. The Say NO Bullying program was founded in 2015 by the Human Growth Foundation, a 501 c3 nonprofit organization. For more information about Say NO Bullying, visit SayNOBullying.org. For more information about the Human Growth Foundation, visit HGFound.org.
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