Sad news from the #CNNHeroes family – CNN Hero Dale Beatty passed away unexpectedly this morning. In 2013, he was honored as a Top 10 CNN Hero for his work with Purple Heart Homes. After he lost his legs in the Iraq war, his community thanked him for his service by helping him build a home. To pay it forward, Dale co-founded Purple Heart Homes, a nonprofit that modifies or helps provide homes for disabled veterans. Our thoughts are with his family, friends and everyone touched by his work with Purple Heart Homes.
Learn more about Dale here: http://www.cnn.com/…/cnnheroes-beatty-veterans-h…/index.html
We're so excited for 2016 CNN Hero Brandon Chrostowski! Knife Skills, a documentary short about Edwins Leadership & Restaurant Institute -- Brandon's nonprofit restaurant and culinary training program that gives second chances to ex-offenders in Cleveland, Ohio -- has just been nominated for the Academy Awards Documentary (Short Subject)! #Oscars #OscarNoms #Oscars2018 #CNNHeroes
Learn more about Brandon here: http://www.cnn.com/…/cnnheroes-brandon-chrostows…/index.html
Huge congratulations to #CNNHeroes presenter & performer Common & songwriter Diane Warren on their #AcademyAwards nomination for Music (Original Song) for 'Stand Up For Something'. Andra Day & Common's performance of the Oscar-nominated song was a highlight of this year's CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute. #Oscars #OscarNoms #Oscars2018
In 2010, we honored CNN Hero Susan Burton for her efforts to provide sober housing and support to formerly incarcerated women through her A New Way of Life Re-Entry Project. This week, her book #BecomingMsBurton won an #NAACPImageAward for Outstanding Literary Work - Biography/Autography. Congratulations Susan!
Read her original CNN Heroes story here: http://www.cnn.com/2010/CRIME/02/18/cnnheroes.burton/
Big congrats to #CNNHeroes presenter Sterling K. Brown on his historic #GoldenGlobes award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Drama earlier this week -- he's the first African American actor to win in that category! http://www.cnn.com/…/12/19/cnnheroes-tribute-khali-sweeney.…
This is CNN Hero Mona Patel. At age 17, she was hit by a drunk driver, her leg pinned between his car & a metal railing. Seven years, 20 surgeries and two amputations later, Mona started the support group she’d craved throughout her journey as an #amputee.
Let’s help Mona make her donation match! Subaru of America, Inc. matching donations end in just 3 days – on January 7th. Make your donation to Mona’s San Antonio Amputee Foundation today with CrowdRise at CNNHeroes.com OR Crowdrise.com/Top10CNNHeroes to help Mona & other #CNNHeroes keep doing their meaningful work.
This is CNN Hero Aaron Valencia. His passion for #classiccarrestoration now provides #lowincome, #homeless and #atriskyouth with a safe, supportive program – teaching kids a trade & keeping them from making the same mistakes he did in his past.
Let’s help Aaron make his donation match! Subaru of America, Inc. matching donations end in just 3 days – on January 7th. Make your donation to Aaron’s Lost Angels Children's Project today with CrowdRise at CNNHeroes.com OR Crowdrise.com/Top10CNNHeroes to help Aaron & other #CNNHeroes keep doing their incredible work.
This is CNN Hero Jennifer Maddox. She’s a #Chicago cop working to stop #violence before it starts – with her after-school program that gives kids a safe space for tutoring, mentoring & more.
Let’s help Jennifer make her donation match! Subaru of America, Inc. matching donations end in just 3 days – on January 7th.
Make your donation to Jennifer’s Future Ties, NFP today with CrowdRise at Crowdrise.com/Top10CNNHeroes OR CNNHeroes.com to help Jennifer & other #CNNHeroes keep doing their important work.
This is CNN Hero & Marine Sgt. Andy Manzi. He's a #veteran using an unconventional method to treat #PTSD -- through #surfing & therapy -- right on the beach.
Let's help Andy make his donation match! Subaru of America, Inc. matching donations end in just 3 days -- on January 7th. Make your donation to Andy's Warrior Surf Foundation today with CrowdRise at CNNHeroes.com OR Crowdrise.com/Top10CNNHeroes to help Andy & other #CNNHeroes keep doing their amazing work.
Happy New Year! There's only 1 more week to help your favorite #CNNHeroes meet their donation match by donating with CrowdRise at Crowdrise.com/Top10CNNHeroes or CNNHeroes.com. Donations are matched dollar for dollar ONLY through January 7th.
Bitty & Beau's Coffee Lost Angels Children's Project Warrior Surf Foundation San Antonio Amputee Foundation Future Ties, NFP Operation BBQ Relief Eco-Soap Bank grahamtastic.org Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program Baphumelele
It's been just 2 weeks since Amy Wright was named 2017 CNN Hero of the Year. Did you miss Academy Award nominee Diane Lane honor Amy & Bitty & Beau's Coffee? Stream online now at CNNHeroes.com or watch the entire show anytime on CNNgo or CNN On Demand.
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