WHO IS YOUR HERO?
With the Coronavirus making headlines across the globe, what lifts our spirits during these trying times are the stories of everyday people and organizations in our communities who are standing up and lending a helping hand to those who need it most.
SHARE YOUR STORY!
We could all use some good news these days right! If you know or gave heard about someone or a non-profit organization who is making a difference in your community – we want to hear about it!
Nominate Your Hometown Hero
Just fill out the form to nominate your local hometown hero. From generous donations to caring gestures of hope, this is our way of saying thanks to those on the front lines of the fight.
Safety.com Hometown Heroes
These folks aren’t in it for recognition, but we can’t help but share their inspiring stories. Thanks for sending! Keep the stories coming and nominate your hometown hero today.
Delray Beach, FL
Brewer, a residential realtor, joined his friends, Iain and Wayne, to create The Socially Distant Supper Club on Facebook to connect local restaurant owners and the community. The club set out to help local restaurants impacted during the shutdown by offering daily specials at featured spots.
Read more of John’s story here.
Miller created All for Lunch when she found that lunch money was a nationwide problem — especially for those living food insecurity. Miller did the math to find that school lunch costs an average of $2.50 per day, and called on her community for help paying off lunch debt for kids — regardless of their circumstances.
Read more of Alessandra’s story here.
San Diego, CA
Fulton, who is also a nurse, became concerned about the shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) as essential workers. She found that the concern went beyond her community. The group, better known as The Sewists, started creating masks immediately to fulfill the essential workers’ and community’s needs — including the less fortunate and immunocompromised. Their hard work resulted in 300,000 masks being restored
Read more of Joyce’s story here.