Heroes Wanted Red Cross Campaign Calls for Community Superstars

first_img Email By CBN LinkedIn Facebook Share. E-Headlines on December 12, 2013 Heroes Wanted: Red Cross Campaign Calls for Community Superstars center_img Tumblr Google+ As a kick off to Red Cross Month in March, the Oregon Mountain River Chapterof the American Red Cross will recognize “Everyday Heroes”…nominate your hero by January 14, 2014. Nominations are being sought for community members in Deschutes, Crook, Grant, Harney, Jefferson, and Wheeler Counties in Oregon to be considered as American Red Cross “Everyday Heroes.”Anyone can submit a nomination form for an individual who has saved a life, provided care to someone in need or given back to the community in a significant way. Heroes will be recognized at an award luncheon on March 19, 2014.  WHAT: Red Cross “Everyday Heroes” is an annual campaign to honor neighborswho quietly and profoundly make an impact in their community. The nominees are submitted by the general public and selected by a committee of volunteers. The award luncheon is a Red Cross fundraiser that offers a unique opportunity to recognize these everyday citizens in our community who have made a lasting and positive effect on the lives of others. WHO: The American Red Cross Oregon Mountain River Chapter and presenting sponsor Fred Meyer.WHEN: Nominations are due by Jan. 14. Nomination forms are available from [email protected] www.redcross.org/eugene, or by contacting the Oregon Mountain River Chapter of the American Red Cross at 541-749-4196.DETAILS: “Everyday Hero” nominations are open in six categories: Community Partner, Compassionate Adult, Compassionate Youth, Animal Hero, Military Hero and Life-saving Hero. About the American Red Cross:The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies more than 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or join our blog at www.blog.redcross.org. Pinterest 0 Twitterlast_img read more