The American Red Cross of San Diego and Imperial Counties is currently seeking nominations for the 18th annual Real Heroes Awards, which will take place on Friday, September 25th. These awards celebrate ordinary people with extraordinary courage throughout San Diego and Imperial Counties who have made a personal commitment to creating safer and stronger communities and providing help when it is needed most.

We are quickly approaching the nomination deadline – July 10 – and I want to encourage you to submit a nomination before it’s too late. We are accepting nominations in the following categories:

·         Animal Welfare Hero

·         Community Partner Hero

·         Fire and Rescue Hero

·         Gift of Life – Blood Donor Hero

·         Good Samaritan Hero

·         Law Enforcement Hero

·         Military Hero

·         Youth Good Samaritan Hero (age 18 or younger)

For more information on these categories, please visit Nominations are due by July 10 and can be submitted online, by email or by mail.

·         Nominate Online:

·         Nominate via Email: (click here for the printable nomination form)

·         Mailing Address:

American Red Cross

Attn: Real Heroes

3950 Calle Fortunada

San Diego, CA 92123