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Who Is Your Hero?

Enter your hero story in our Hero of the Month contest. Each month we will select an everyday hero as our “Hero of the Month” and share their story on our website and newsletter. We may even feature them on a new billboard in our nationwide campaign.

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Meet Our Hero of the Month

Congratulations to Jessica Carscadden, the Everyday Hero Contest winner for March. Jessica started the We Care Bears Project which collects and donates stuffed animals to kids who are in scary situations. Read her inspiring story...

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Ari Tanghe

In a way, distance runners create their own magic. They pull miles and miles out of their hats, and in full stride, they make energy gels seemingly appear out of thin air. Dedicated runners are able to multiply race bibs like white rabbits (though many wish they could multiply those hard-to-come-by safety...

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Rodney High

My dad is my everyday hero. He is extremely caring and generous. He wants to do everything he can for my sister and me; he constantly searches for new ways to provide and support us in our lives. Rodney's heart for the Lord is so evident; he emits God's joy and shares it with everyone around him. He desires to...

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Barbara McNamara

Who can be considered a hero? In my eyes, a hero is someone who inspires you to better yourself. My mother, Barb, is my best friend and my hero. She has molded me into the person I am today. She is such a selfless person. She saves lives every day and cares so much for everyone!

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David Browe

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Sarah Cahill

I have had the opportunity of being best friends with an amazing and inspiring young adult named Sarah Cahill. She is currently 18 years old and has been a huge role model for not only me but thousands worldwide. Sarah is the most selfless person I know, and puts ALL 110% of her effort into helping other...

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Sumit Saluja

Every person in my opinion is a hero in one or the other way as everyone is fighting for the survival each day. However, this man - a common man is a real hero in my perspective as I have seen him indulging in acts that only a hero can. The story is about Sumit, my husband. Once when we were at an orthopedics's...

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joe slyman

Joe Slyman is my father. I cannot express to you in words how blessed that makes me. I was the first out of three children my parents adopted. My whole entire life, that's thirty-six years, I've never once witnessed my parents disrespect each other or put each other down. I've been so lucky to have a father who...

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Abigail Marshall

Abigail Marshall was10 years of age; and liked receiving brand new pajamas from their Mom & Dad on Christmas Eve. She realized that today’s economy not every child would be as fortunate, she along with her sister Camillie decided they wanted to make a difference. PJs 4 Xmas a Nonprofit Organization from kids for...

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Olivia Rosales

Irreplaceable, more than wonderful, incredible, the lovely daughter who at only 13 has done so much with her life that has been positive and life changing, not only for herself but as I parent I am constantly amazed by her. I knew would have imagined having kids, growing up as an only child – motherhood never...

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L'Issa L. Gates, M.D.

Dr. L'Issa L. Gates is one of the preeminent physicians in the Greater New Orleans Metropolitan area. She is a native New Orleanian who practices pediatrics and preventive medicine and is the first African American Partner at Westside Clinics, AMC where she delivers outstanding healing services with a...

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Thomas Exler

I nominate Thomas Exler for the My Hero for Thomas is a compassionate, dedicated man who volunteers both locally and nationally for several organizations. The current organizations that he volunteers for include Pittsburgh Ostomy Society, Association for the Bladder Exstrophy Community, Courage to...

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Carter & Olivia Ries

Olivia and Carter started their own NGO back in 2009 when they were just 7 and 8 respectfully in an effort to save endangered species and clean up our environment for at least One More Generation... and beyond. Since starting OMG they have created three main divisions within their nonprofit. The first is...

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Amanda Magill

A hero brings you back once hope has escaped your dreams. A hero ignites your spark, allowing for darkest nights to be seen. Heroes disguised as humans, living lives they call their own. interesting part about it, they might not even know. Tell them they are your hero, and often times you'll...

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Francis Daniel Canizalez

In 1996, Francis Daniel Canizalez was born. Francis’ father knew in his heart that, even as a baby, his son was inclined towards music. When he sang to him, he was sure Francis was receptive. Francis’ father, himself a musician, was always playing music throughout the house. Perhaps that is how Francis developed...

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Nicholas Lowinger

Nicholas Lowinger is a peacemaker and hero. At seventeen, he is an incredibly compassionate young man, who has made it his life’s purpose to advocate for equality for homeless children and to engage young people to take action and make the world a better place. While volunteering at a homeless shelter when he...

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