JOIN THE RED SOX IN RECOGNIZING NATIONAL GUN VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH
TOGETHER, WE CAN END GUN VIOLENCE
In honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Month the Red Sox are welcoming gun violence survivors to Fenway Park. We invite you to join us in taking action to end the epidemic of gun violence in America.
Click the link below to find six ways you can take action this Gun Violence Awareness Month.
MEET THE SURVIVORS
& MORE WAYS TO TAKE ACTION
FRED GUTTENBERG | PARKLAND, FL
Orange Ribbons for Jaime
Fred Guttenberg's 14-year-old daughter, Jaime, was murdered in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting of 2018. His son, Jesse, was also a student at the school at the time of the shooting.
CHRISTIAN HEYNE | THOUSAND OAKS, CA
Christian's mother and father were shot on Memorial Day 2005. His father survived multiple gunshots, but his mother, Jan, was killed.
BRENDA JOINER, DEBBIE GODWIN, TONYA GODWIN BAINES, TOMMIE BAINES, CECELIA GOWIN | CLEVELAND, OH
The Joiner-Godwin-Baines family lost their father, Robert Godwin Sr., to gun violence when he was shot and killed on Easter Sunday 2017. Robert was 74 years old and left behind nine children, 14 grandchildren, and many great-grandchildren.
- Learn about Brady's safe gun storage program, End Family Fire
- Sign up for SMS alerts: Text BRADY to 866-89
Red Sox, Samaritans
In 2019, Pam's brother, Doug Ganley, died from firearm suicide.
- Learn more about Samaritans and help prevent suicide
- If you, or someone you know is in crisis call or text 988
ISAURA MENDEZ | BOSTON, MA
The Bobby Mendes Peace Legacy
Isaura's son, Bobby, was stabbed and killed in 1995. Tragically, in 2006, another one of her sons, Matthew, was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting.
CAMILLE PARADIS, SIMONE PARADIS, & FAMILY | SANDY HOOK, CT
Team ENOUGH, Newtown Action Alliance, Students Demand Action
Camille survived the Sandy Hook mass shooting at 8 years old. Her sister, Simone, was a former student at Sandy Hook and her school was placed on lockdown that day. Following the shooting, the Paradis family was targeted by individuals who believed the shooting was a hoax.
WAYNE & JUDI RICHARDSON | SOUTH PORTLAND, ME
In January 2010, Wayne and Judi's 25-year-old daughter, Darien, was shot and killed by intruders at her apartment in Portland, ME.
KIMBERLY & FELIX RUBIO | UVALDE, TX
Kimberly and Felix are the parents of Lexi Rubio, who at 10 years old, was one of the 19 children killed in a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX.
- Learn more about Lives Robbed
- Follow Lives Robbed on Instagram and Twitter
- Follow @nicrubio on Instagram to learn more about Lexi's story.BOBBY MENDES PEACE LEGACY
EMILY, MIKE, & KRISTIN SONG | GUILFORD, CT
SongStrong, Ethan Miller Song Foundation
Emily, Mike, and Kristin Song lost their son and brother, Ethan Song, to gun violence in January 2018. Ethan was 15 years old when he was unintentionally shot and killed with an unsecured firearm while visiting a friend's house.
GARNELL WHITFIELD & RAYMOND WHITFIELD | BUFFALO, NY
Pursuit of tRuth
Garnell and Raymond's mother, Mrs. Ruth Whitfield, was 86 years old when she was shot and killed by a white supremacist in the May 2022 shooting at a Tops grocery store in Buffalo, NY.
BRANDON WOLFE | ORLANDO, FL
The Dru Project, Equality Florida
In June 2016 Brandon survived a mass shooting at Orlando’s Pulse Nightclub where two of his best friends, Drew Leinonen and Juan Guerrero, were killed along with 47 others.