Packer legend calls on fans to support bully prevention program

March 20, 2014 Milwaukee, Wis. – Gilbert Brown, former Green Bay Packer and anti-bullying advocate is calling on Packer Nation to support a campaign to raise funding for a bully prevention program called the Bully-Proofing Playbook. Autographs, dinner and even attending a Packers game with Brown are offered as a way to say thanks.

Gilbert Brown sits among students before giving an anti-bullying speech at a Milwaukee area school assembly on March 11, 2014.

Gilbert Brown sits among students before giving an anti-bullying speech at a Milwaukee area school assembly on March 11, 2014.

 

“This bullying situation we have is very serious,” says Brown in a promotional video. “We have a program that’s going to help that, but we need you guys to step up and take charge.”

Perks for supporting the Bully-Proofing Playbook program vary based on contribution amount and include:

  • Autographed anti-bullying training material
  • A conference call with Gilbert Brown
  • Dinner with Gilbert and up to 10 friends
  • Attending a regular season Packers home game with Gilbert

Details of the Bully-Proofing Playbook and the campaign to fund the training can be found at BullyProofingPlaybook.com. The campaign runs until Friday, April 11, 2014. The campaign and training program are spearheaded by the Vistelar Group – a global speaking and training organization.

Gilbert Brown is a former nose tackle with the Green Bay Packers who now runs a charitable foundation for youth (www.gilbertbrownfoundation.org). Milwaukee-based Vistelar Group (www.vistelar.com) is a global consulting and training organization focused on addressing the spectrum of human conflict.

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