Fred Guttenberg began his public life after the murder of his beautiful 14-year-old daughter Jaime in the Parkland school shooting on Feb 14, 2018. The day after the murder, Fred decided to attend a public vigil in Parkland. While there, the Mayor asked him to speak. His words shook a nation and he has not stopped since…
“Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping. As long as there are helpers, there is hope.”
– Fred Rogers
“It is in this country’s worst moments, whether it be 9/11 or war, where our heroes and leaders are born. What matters much more than the moment, is how you react and how you respond.”
– Fred Guttenberg, TedxBocaRaton
“For Jaime and our nation’s children, I have a dream of reducing gun violence and I am dedicating my life to making sure that it happens.”
– Fred Guttenberg
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Fred Guttenberg, who lost his beloved daughter Jaime in the 2018 Parkland school shooting, and International gun policy consultant Thomas Gabor team up in American Carnage to dismantle some of the most common myths about guns and gun violence.
“Don’t tell me there’s no such thing as gun violence. It happened in Parkland.” – Fred Guttenberg
Fred Guttenberg loved watching Mr. Rogers with his daughter and his son when they were little. Their favorite piece of wisdom was: “In the midst of tragedy and catastrophe, find the helpers.”
FIND THE HELPERS
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– Fred Guttenberg, May 2021
Testimony before U.S. Congress
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“President Biden talked about mission and purpose, and how that had helped him to get through his own grief.
This discussion played a big role in forming my path moving forward.”
– Fred Guttenberg, Find The Helpers
Fred Guttenberg, gun safety advocate, thought leader, philanthropist and entrepreneur, is available for both in person or virtual speaking engagements.
After being directly affected by two distinct American tragedies, Fred Guttenberg shares with audiences his mission and purpose, and how he uses this to move forward.
Gun Safety Advocate
Fred Guttenberg speaks with a range of universities, organizations, and businesses about his experience and faith he has for those who lend out a helping hand.
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