Heroes Breakfast

  • Chicago Red Cross Heroes Breakfast
  • Chicago Heroes Breakfast - 2017 Heroes
  • Chicago Heroes Breakfast - 2017 Heroes
  • Chicago Red Cross Heroes 2016
Each year, the American Red Cross of Chicago and Northern Illinois honors individuals and groups for acts of great bravery, dedication and service to the community at our Heroes Breakfast. Come out and support your local heroes.


Celebrating 15 Years of Community Heroes

The American Red Cross Heroes Breakfast was established in an effort to raise awareness for local heroes who carry out the mission of the Red Cross by making a commitment to creating stronger communities and providing help when disaster strikes.

With more than 800 philanthropic and distinguished guests in attendance, the annual Heroes Breakfast is a celebration of spirit and community. Award presentations are made each year to Chicagoland’s finest heroes in the following categories:

  • Blood Services Hero
  • Community Impact Hero
  • Disaster Services Hero
  • Emergency Medical Assistance Hero
  • Firefighter Hero
  • Global Citizenship Hero
  • Good Samaritan Hero
  • Law Enforcement Hero
  • Military Hero
  • Nurse Hero
  • Youth Hero

Attend the 2017 Heroes Breakfast

Honorary Chair Oscar Munoz, Chief Executive Officer, United Airlines, invites you to join us in celebrating 15 years of community heroes in Chicago & Northern Illinois.

The 15th Annual Heroes Breakfast will be held on April 27, 2017, at the Hilton Chicago. Join us as we honor Heritage Award recipient, The Otho S.A. Sprague Memorial Institute and the 2017 Hero Award recipients.

Click below to purchase individual tickets or become a sponsor to help us further the life saving mission of the American Red Cross.

  • 7:00 to 7:30 a.m. Registration & Reception
  • 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Program & Breakfast
Chicago Red Cross, Heroes Breakfast Photo

Learn More About the Red Cross Heroes Breakfast