In an instant, real people become Real Heroes!
It is under the simple yet powerful ideal of one person putting their own needs aside to help another that the Red Cross works to provide relief to those impacted by disaster and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. The “Real Heroes” concept grew out of a desire to present an event that celebrates both this mission of the American Red Cross and the spirit of humanitarianism by honoring individuals in Central and Northern New York who have shown courage, dedication, and selfless character by their acts of heroism or volunteerism to assist those in need within their communities.
Please join us as we pay tribute to those individuals who have demonstrated these ideals through their actions of life-saving acts of heroism, courage, kindness, and selfless character.
Your support makes a difference to the thousands of our very own neighbors who are helped through the emergency services, preparedness and education programs, and the health and safety programs provided by your local Red Cross.