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Nominate a Hero for Recognition by the Red Cross!

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The Red Cross is seeking nominations of local heroes.

Each and every day, Coloradans in our community are saving lives and acting selflessly and heroically to help others at their time of greatest need.

The Red Cross needs your help in identifying these heroes so that we can honor their contribution to our communities and celebrate their spirit of volunteerism, service and compassion. Winners will be honored at a Heroes Soiree in Denver and special Heroes events in Pueblo, Colorado Springs, Grand Junction and Fort Collins during the spring of 2015.

Heroes can be individuals, groups, companies, organizations, and even pets!

The Red Cross is seeking nominations of local heroes, such as:

  • Someone who saved a life within the past year using first aid, CPR or an AED 
  • A person or organization that embodies the spirit of humanitarian service, volunteerism, commitment to community, compassion, and/or impartial service to help those in need 
  • Someone who is dedicated to improving the health & safety of others 
  • A person or organization that demonstrates dedication to preparing for or preventing disasters and emergencies 
  • Someone who has rendered great support to members of our military 
  • A member of the armed forces who saved lives through his or her actions.
  • Nominations may be submitted online at

    The deadline to submit nominations is:

  • Nov. 15, 2014, for the Red Cross Heroes Soiree in Denver
  • Dec. 1, 2014 for the Pueblo Hometown Heroes Dinner
  • Jan. 31, 2015, for the Pikes Peak Heroes Dinner in Colorado Springs
  • Feb. 1, 2015, for the Celebrating Hometown Heroes event in Fort Collins
  • March 1, 2015, for the Heroes of Western Colorado event in Grand Junction.
  • The heroes events are the primary fundraising events for the Red Cross in Colorado and all proceeds support the lifesaving mission of the Red Cross in Colorado.

    For more information please contact, please contact Missy Diehl at or (303) 607-4791.