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National Hazing Prevention Week

Get ready, it’s HazingPrevention.Org’s National Hazing Prevention Week (NHPW)! Each year The Max Gruver Foundation (MGF) is proud to partner with Alpha Delta Pi and Sigma Chi for the annual Stop the Hazing Campaign. During this week, ADPi and Sigma Chi chapters nationwide will help virtually share Max’s story and spread awareness about the dangers of hazing. The Max Gruver Foundation will also be seen with Anti-Hazing Coalition partners as we present a powerful message from parents who have lost their sons to hazing. Below is a list of events and ways that you can participate in NHPW!

Max Gruver Foundation's National Hazing Prevention Week Calendar

Sunday, September 20

Anti-Hazing Coalition presents Love, Mom & Dad - Turning tragedy into progress

7:00pm EST

As many campuses have moved away from in-person experiences this fall, the AHC wants to ensure students receive hazing prevention education. The AHC parents will present a program streamed live on social media to share their sons’ stories and educate current students about hazing prevention. The program will include Q&A with the parents moderated by Hailey Mangrum of Phired Up and member of Delta Sigma Theta.”

Monday, September 21

HazingPrevention.Org says to wear purple! Post photos and use their hashtag #NHPW2020.

Max Gruver Foundation’s Instagram page will announce a giveaway. Check our page to learn how you can register for a chance to win some fun MGF goodies!

Tuesday, September 22

Sign HazingPrevention.Org’s anti-hazing pledge!

“I PLEDGE: to prevent hazing before it occurs, stop hazing when I see it happening, report it when I know it has transpired, and help empower others to do the same in their organizations, schools and communities.”

Max Gruver Foundation’s Instagram page will announce a Pura-Vida bracelet giveaway. Check our page to learn how you can register for a chance to win!

Wednesday, September 23

Tune into the Max Gruver Foundation’s social media for information about how our Law Liaison/ Undergraduate Intern, Avery Bracken, who also volunteers with HazingPrevention.Org

Thursday, September 24

Tune into the Max Gruver Foundation’s social media for information about The Max Gruver Act and how we’re working to strengthen hazing penalties.

Friday, September 25

The Max Gruver Foundation’s Instagram will announce the winners of our NHPW giveaways!


Alpha Delta Pi has created a wonderful resource about our Stop the Hazing Campaign, ways to raise awareness, ways to provide education, and ways to continue the conversation. We recommend the use of this guide for all college students, including our non-ADPi friends.


The Max Gruver Foundation will continue collecting pre-orders for our Pura-Vida bracelets throughout NHPW. Order forms will close Monday, September 28 at midnight EST. Order now before it’s too late!

For more information about hazing prevention check out the resources on the websites listed below.

Follow us and our NPHW friends and partners on Instagram and Facebook

  • @flyhighmax_ (The Max Gruver Foundation)

  • @hazingprevention (The account for

  • @alphadeltapi (Alpha Delta Pi Sorority)

  • @sigmachi (Sigma Chi Fraternity)

Hashtags to use during NHPW

Share NHPW content on your personal social media throughout the week to help us amplify our message as we fight to #StopTheHazing.

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