Help the American Red Cross of Colorado and Wyoming celebrate local heroes at the American Red Cross Rocky Mountain Heroes Soirée by nominating a Hero of the Year or a Community Hero to be recognized at the event on March 18, 2023.
You can nominate a hero by filling out the form at the bottom of the page.
Nominees must have responded to a situation with an act of courage, extraordinary compassion or life-saving actions.
The events must have occurred in the last 18 months.
The nominee must be from Colorado or Wyoming. The event may have happened elsewhere, but the nominee must be from Colorado or Wyoming.
Nominations close on December 12, 2022.
Heroes of the Year
Nominate a Hero of the Year for an extraordinary act or acts in the last year to be recognized at the American Red Cross Rocky Mountain Heroes Soirée.
Types of heroes that are chosen for recognition include:
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, like Clara Barton, is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing 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.
A person under the age of 18 whose compassionate response or life-saving skills that made a remarkable difference or saved the lives of others.
An animal whose training or innate skills helped save a life.
These individuals, groups or organizations embody the spirit of the Red Cross.
The Red Cross of Colorado and Wyoming will also recognize community heroes who exemplify service in their community. This includes members of the military, first responders, teachers, medical staff or anyone who has gone above and beyond to serve others.