♥ Judy Barzey, MD, a mother and practicing endocrinologist discovered “Call Me Hope” in a bookstore.
♥ Dr. Barzey, a concerned mother whose 12-year-old daughter was being bullied at school first read the book and was immediately impacted by the power and simplicity of the Purple Hands Pledge®.
♥ She saw the value of our community-wide approach to implement the Hands & Words Are Not For Hurting Project® in schools, hospitals, agencies, and organizations and set about doing just that.
♥ Dr. Barzey is a highly respected physician known for her compassion and leadership.
♥ “Hope” gave her insight as a mother to be more thoughtful about the words she chose when speaking to her children.
♥ She understood the Purple Hands Pledge® is for every family!