Each year, the American Red Cross of Illinois honors individuals and groups for acts of great bravery, dedication and service to the community at our Heroes Events in the Spring. There are Heroes among us making a difference each day, even during difficult times. We need your help to recognize them!
ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS IN THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:
Blood Services Hero | Disaster Relief Hero
Education Hero | Essential Services Hero | Firefighter Hero
Global Citizenship Hero | Healthcare Hero | Law Enforcement Hero
Lifesaving Rescue Hero | Military Hero | Social Justice Impact Hero | Youth Hero
Candidates must live or work in the following Illinois counties: Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, LaSalle, Lake, McHenry, or Will. Their heroic act must have occurred within the 2021 calendar year or be ongoing.
Contact Illinois.Heroes@redcross.org to learn more about the Hero nomination process.