First Responder - Tom Christie, John Courter, Jeff Guzy, Tim Reilly and others
Good Samaritan - Jean D'Angelo, Liz Filippone, Grace Furdon-Reinhardt, & Lily Habich
Law Enforcement - Christopher Czachor & James Oliveto
Medical - Alex Stevens
Military - Pat Piccirilli
Youth Good Samaritan - Meka Boncie-Machin
Real Heroes Breakfast Sponsors
You can support the Red Cross and help us honor local heroes by becoming a sponsor of the Real Heroes Breakfast. For more information, please contact Kaitlyn Van Dyke at 518-694-5108 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to celebrating Real Heroes with you on October 29!
Thank You to Our Sponsors
Fenimore Asset Management & FAM Funds
BlueShield of Northeastern New York
Harris Beach PLLC
Pinnacle Human Resources
Rose & Kiernan, Inc.
TL Metzger & Associates
The Rosenblum Companies
Saratoga National Bank & Trust Company
Our 2018 Real Heroes
Watch the stories from our 2018 Heroes
Nominate Your Hero
Thank you for taking the time to honor your local hero with your nomination for the Real Heroes Breakfast. Please take a few moments to fill out the form below. You can also download a form here.
Please submit your hero nomination by August 31, 2020
Nominations are reviewed by an external committee. All nominators and nominees will be notified by September 20, 2020 whether or not they will be honored at the Real Heroes Breakfast 2020.
Hero Award Categories
9-1-1 Dispatch: Presented to a 9-1-1 dispatcher whose life-saving action exemplifies the very highest standards of their calling.
Animal Rescue: Presented to the family of a pet who was instrumental in saving a life, or an ordinary citizen who was instrumental in saving an animal’s life.
Blood Donor: Presented to an ordinary citizen who has helped save countless lives with blood donations.
Fire Rescue: Presented to a firefighter, volunteer or paid, whose life-saving actions exemplify the very highest standards of their calling.
Good Neighbor: Presented to an ordinary citizen or professional rescuer involved in rescuing a person from a lifethreatening situation.
Good Samaritan: Presented to an ordinary citizen who used life-saving skills to save the life of another.
Law Enforcement: Presented to a law enforcement officer whose life-saving action exemplifies the highest standards of their calling.
Medical: Presented to a medical professional, an organization, or an ordinary citizen whose life-saving action exemplifies the very highest standards of their calling.
Military: Presented to a member of the Armed Forces (active or retired, commissioned or non-commissioned) whose life-saving actions exemplify the very highest standards of their calling.
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