Each year, the American Red Cross of the Greater Chicago Region honors individuals and groups for acts of great bravery, dedication and service to the community at our Heroes Breakfast.
This year, we honored 13 individuals in the categories of: Adult Good Samaritan, Blood Services, Citizenship, Community Impact, Disaster Relief, Emergency Medical Assistance, Firefighter, Law Enforcement, Military, Nurse and Youth Good Samaritan.
Congratulations to our 2013 Class of Heroes. WATCH THEIR STORIES HERE!
The generosity of our partners makes this event possible. For sponsorship information, please contact Erin Craghead, Manager of Special events at 312.729.6138.
Nominate a hero for these award categories:
Candidates must live or work in Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kankakee, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, or Will counties in Illinois, or Jasper, Lake, or Newton counties in Indiana. The heroic action must have taken place during the calendar year. Candidates who are chosen as Red Cross heroes will be formally be honored at the annual Heroes Breakfast.
Learn more about the heroic acts of our 2013 Class of Heroes.