Nominations are being accepted in the following categories:
Honoring a young person or group of young people, under the age of 18, who show personal bravery or devotion to a greater cause, or whose heroic action had an impact on another person’s life. This could include outstanding students, scholars, athletes, Scouts and young leaders.
ARMED FORCES & PUBLIC SERVICE HERO
Honoring a health care, military or public safety professional or group of professionals who go above and beyond to answer the call to service – this could include doctors, nurses, EMTs, police, fire and military members.
MICHEL A. MCCORD GOOD CITIZEN HERO
Honoring a person or group of people who show exceptional dedication to a greater cause or act in a heroic matter to help another person. Think of friends and neighbors who devote their time and talent to our community through their volunteer efforts.
TIFFANY CIRCLE HUMANITARIAN HERO
Honoring a person or group of group who dedicate their time to the welfare of humanity by aiding those less fortunate, eliminating the suffering and pain of others, or working to build a better, stronger community.
ANNE FOX LIFESAVING HERO
Honoring a person or group of people whose heroic act saved another person’s life. This could include rescuing a person from a dangerous situation, administering CPR or any other act that saved another person’s life.
If you have questions, please email Abigail.Craft@redcross.org
Those selected as Heartland Heroes will be honored at the Heartland Heroes event in the Spring of 2018