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VT Coach Beamer voices support for 'Help Save the Next Girl' campaign

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Coach Beamer talks about his passion for the Help Save the Next Girl campaign. Coach Beamer talks about his passion for the Help Save the Next Girl campaign.
Head Virginia Tech Football Coach Frank Beamer says his 'Help Save The Next Girl' wristbands never leave his wrist.

"The next team meeting I'm going to encourage our guys, if they feel the same way I do, they should wear a band," Head Virginia Tech Football Coach Frank Beamer says.

The legendary football coach says he has a passion for the organization that helps prevent future violence against young women. Next to all of his trophies and honors, Coach Beamer has a 'Help Save the Next Girl' frame.

 Recently, Coach Beamer helped film a PSA for the 'Help Save The Next Girl' organization.

The organization was started by Gil and Dan Harrington in honor of their daughter Morgan. Morgan was a Virginia Tech student before she was sexually assaulted and murdered in 2009.

"It's an important four years ago when morgan was taken from us, and I think each and every year the organization continues to grow and get bigger and I think it's what needs to happen," Beamer says.

Beamers' message is to never let your guard down, be alert of your surroundings, and no one is left alone.

It's a message from an important community figure the Virginia Tech Help Save the Next Girl chapter is grateful to hear.

"He's a big voice in our community and all over and the fact that we have his support and he's passionate about it is huge for us and continues to help us spread," Virginia Tech Help Save the Next Girl Chapter Officer Sarah Church says.

"What we are trying to say with Help Save the Next Girl, is our students, our young women, are vital, they are not expendable and we must speak up," Virginia Tech Help Save the Next Girl Chapter Faculty Advisor Jane Vance says.

WATCH FRANK BEAMERS PSA HERE.
 
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