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 Nominate a Student, Staff Member, or Partner for a Real Heroes Award

The Red Cross is accepting nominations for the 16th Annual Real Heroes Awards Breakfast, which will take place Oct. 12, aboard the USS Midway Museum. Do you know a student, staff member, or partner who may fit the bill for one of the Real Hero categories? Nominate him or her today.

The breakfast celebrates ordinary people with extraordinary courage and raises awareness of local heroes who carry out the mission of the Red Cross every day. The American Red Cross of San Diego/Imperial Counties established this one-of-a-kind event to honor individuals who have made a personal commitment to creating safer and stronger communities and providing help when disaster strikes.

The Red Cross is accepting nominations in the following categories:

  • Adult
  • Animal Welfare
  • Bill Trumpfheller Community Leadership Award
  • Community Partner
  • Fire & Rescue
  • Humanitarian
  • Law Enforcement
  • Military
  • Youth

For more information on these categories, please visit redcross.org/sandiego/realheroes. Nominations are due by July 31 and are accepted online or you can download the form and submit via mail or email.  

If you know someone who deserves to be recognized, please take a moment to nominate them. There is no cost to submit a nomination and award winners are invited to attend the ceremony as a guest.