Know Real Heroes in your community? Nominate them for the American Red Cross of Maine’s 2019 Real Heroes awards!

The Red Cross recognizes everyday people who go above and beyond in service to others. Each year, we present awards to everyday people who perform extraordinary acts. They may be teachers, military personnel, first responders or other types of everyday citizens. What they have in common is acts of heroism, courage, kindness or unselfish character in service to others.

Learn more and nominate at Nominations are due Dec. 1.

Award categories include Good Samaritan, Lifesaver, Service to the Armed Forces, Blood Services and Community Service. The Real Heroes will be honored at events in Lewiston, Brewer, Portland and Aroostook County.