Do You Know A Hero?
Do you know a hero– someone who has performed extraordinary acts of courage or compassion?
Each year, The American Red Cross Northern Minnesota Region honors local heroes who saved lives, exemplified the Red Cross mission or made significant, positive differences in their communities in the following categories:
Presented to an individual who displayed leadership and commitment to his or her community by making a positive and significant impact.
Presented to an individual or group of the public service community (i.e. EMS, firefighter, or law enforcement) who went above and beyond the call of duty.
Presented to an individual whose commitment to blood and platelet donation played a significant role in ensuring the health of patients in our local communities and throughout the country.
Presented to an individual who displayed courage and compassion upon encountering an unusual, significant or unexpected incident.
Presented to an active, reserve or retired member of the Armed Forces or ROTC or civilian that has made a significant impact on the military community.
YOUTH GOOD SAMARITAN (Under 21)
Presented to an outstanding young person who displayed courage and compassion upon encountering an unusual, significant or unexpected incident.
Guidelines and Instructions
The candidate must live or work in the state of Minnesota or Western Wisconsin. The heroic act must be ongoing or have occurred after March 1, 2013.
Step 1: Tell Us About Your Yourself
Please use the top half of the form to include information about yourself.
Step 2: Tell Us About Your Nominee
Please use the fields after Nominee First and Last Name to tell us about your nominee.
Please explain why you are nominating the candidate for a Hero Award. If possible, include names/contact info for witnesses who we could contact to verify the heroic act, and links to any news stories or other online resources to add to your story.