We are starting to collect nominations for our Annual Heroes Breakfast next April.
The design concept is completed, using photos of everyday people paired with dynamic quotes from nominators on who their hero is and why they were nominated.
Each year at the Heroes Breakfast, the Greater Chicago Red Cross honors community members who have demonstrated heroism through remarkable acts of courage or kindness.
Awards will be given in the following categories:
Adult Good Samaritan | Citizenship | Community Impact
Disaster Relief | Emergency Medical Assistance | Firefighter Nurse | Law Enforcement | Military | Youth Good Samaritan
Candidates must live or work in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry
or Will Counties. The heroic act must have taken place after January 1, 2008.
Selected Red Cross heroes will be formally honored on April 23, 2009, at the
To nominate your hero, please visit chicagoredcross.org/heroes
or call 312.729.6134.
Nominations are due February 6, 2009.