The Southeast Wisconsin Chapter of the American Red Cross is accepting nominations for their 2021 Brave Hearts community heroes awards.
Nominees must live, work or have done their heroic act of courage or kindness during the 2020 calendar year in one of the following counties:
People can be nominated in one of the following five categories:
- Community Safety, Security & Resiliency: use of knowledge, skills or research to provide aid to the life of another
- Emergency Response: first responder exhibiting heroism on or off-duty, or in an ongoing and extraordinary effort toward community support
- From the Heart: blood donor or blood drive supporter
- Military: member of the Armed Forces exhibiting heroism in response to an emergency situation, on or off-duty
- Youth: involved in a heroic act at 18-years old or younger
Nominations can be made through January 31, 2021 and can be done by clicking here.
Winners will be announced at the chapter’s annual Brave Hearts fundraising gala, which will be held virtually in May of 2021.