College Heroes

Triangle Red Cross College Heroes

Win big and help the Red Cross fulfill our mission of saving lives down the street, across the country and around the world.

College Heroes is a philanthropic leadership & cash awards program. Awards are made possible by The Grainger Foundation. The top seven fundraising teams (2+ individuals) will earn cash prizes, with the first place team earning $7,000. A letter of reference will be provided by the Regional Executive Director of the Triangle Red Cross to participants who complete the program that may be utilized for graduate school applications or employment applications.

Download and complete the College Heroes Application - Mail or Email to Mira Batchelor, Program Coordinator

Important Dates

Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2014

Training Kickoff: Feb 8, 2014

Plan & Fundraise: Feb 8 - April 25, 2014

Awards Dinner and Presentation Ceremony: May 2, 2014 at One Eleven Place, 111 Realtors Way, Cary, NC

Mailing Address: 100 N. Peartree Lane, Raleigh, NC 27610

How your fundraising helps - $1,000 provides

  • 20 military comfort kits for wounded warriors
  • A full day of emergency shelter for 20 people affected by disaster
  • Swimming lessons for 100 children
  • Blankets and movies for 200 platelet donors
  • Provides 50 people with 2 hot meals
  • More about what we do

    Disaster Relief


    Lifesaving blood

    Service to the Armed Forces

    Upcoming Local Events