Help Us Recognize Community Heroes!

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Ordinary People, Extraordinary Acts

Each year, the Red Cross in Rhode Island accepts nominations from the public for recognition of people who go above and beyond in service to others, exemplifying the spirit of our own mission. These heroes are honored in recognition of their good works.

The Red Cross touches lives in our state every day through programs and services such as Disaster Relief; Service to the Armed Forces; and Preparedness and Health & Safety Training. As an organization committed to helping people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies in our communities, the Red Cross is honored to salute individuals who make a difference.

Community Heroes Breakfast in Greater Hartford

2017 Rhode Island Heroes Luncheon

Learn more about our 2017 Rhode Island Heroes Event.

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Nominate Your Hero

Learn more about the Heroes nomination categories and how you can nominate your hero today!

4th Annual Rhode Island Heroes Breakfast

For more information about our Heroes Celebrations and sponsorship opportunities, contact Libby Richardson at or 860-678-4310.