The Corporate Leadership Award recognizes an organization that is dedicated to giving back and making an impact in their community through philanthropy.
John B. Osborn
The Humanitarian Award recognizes an individual whose efforts support the values of the Red Cross and inspire others to do the same.
Good Samaritan Hero
In August 2022, Uber driver Fritz Sam spotted a house on fire n Brooklyn, New York, while driving a passenger to LaGuardia airport. He pulled over and sprung into action, saving the lives of two residents. Once he was outside and saw the first responders on scene, he returned to his vehicle and continued his route. And they got to the airport on-time.
In July 2022, 16-year-old Corion Evans jumped into a river to rescue three passengers when their car drove off the road and into the Pascagoula River in Moss Point, Mississippi. During the rescue effort, a police officer began to struggle as well, and Corion helped bring him to shore safely.
Youth Humanitarian Hero
Davyon L. Johnson
In December 2021, sixth-grader Davyon Johnson performed the Heimlich maneuver (abdominal thrusts) on a classmate who was choking on a bottle cap and on the same day he saw a disabled woman leaving her burning home and ran over to help her get into her truck and leave. He told reporters he wants to be an EMT.
The American Red Cross Red & White Ball is the signature fundraiser for the American Red Cross in Metro New York North, serving Greenwich, Conn., Westchester and Rockland counties, and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.