High School Heroes

Triangle Red Cross College Heroes

Win cash you can put toward your education, and help save lives in your community. Participate in our competitive fundraising campaign supporting Red Cross lifesaving services.

High School Heroes is a philanthropic leadership & cash awards program. Awards are made possible by The Grainger Foundation. The top three fundraisers (individuals) will earn awards of $5,000, $2,000 & $1,000, respectively. Four other outstanding fundraisers will earn $500. 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 college/graduate school applications or employment applications.

Important Dates

Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2014

Training Kickoff: Feb 8, 2014

Plan & Fundraise: Feb 8 - April 25, 2014

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

How to Apply

Download and complete the High School Heroes Application - Email your application to Mira Batchelor or mail to 100 N Peartree Ln, 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
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