“Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers; pray for powers equal to your tasks.” ~ Reverend John Flynn
|A Powerful Noise promotes the global empowerment of women||Andrea Coleman has used her passion for motorcycling to transform healthcare delivery in rural parts of Africa.||Ben Carson is the chief of neurosurgery |
at Johns Hopkins University Hospital.
|Bernard Kouchner is the co-founder of Doctors without Borders.||Bill Wilson changed countless lives and livelihoods by founding Alcoholics Anonymous.||Brian Mullaney is the founder of Surgery for the Poor.|
|Catherine Malonza saved her brother's life.||Claire Lalanne founded the Center for Nutritional Recovery.||Daniel Hale Williams III was an African American doctor who was the first person to perform a successful open heart surgery.||Doctor Steven Kopits was a compassionate physician who lives on in the hearts of his patients.||Dr. David Applebaum was a selfless emergency room doctor in Jerusalem||Dr. Hawa Abdi is a Somali doctor, human rights activist and nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize.|
|Dr. J. Larry Brown directs the national Center on Hunger and Poverty.||Dr. Larry Thomas is the founder of the Tropical Health Alliance Foundation.||Dr. Mark Jacobson works with AIDS patients in Tanzania.||Dr. Michael DeBakey is the father of modern open-heart surgery.||Dr. Paul Brand was a compassionate surgeon who pioneered work in leprosy.||Dr. Paul Farmer has dedicated his life to treating people in the poorest nations in the world.|
|Dr. Van Halbach is a hero to the Ghenender family for saving Ingrid's life.||Drew Pinsky||Evelyn H. Lauder founded the Breast Cancer Research Foundation||Fabiola Cabeza de Baca Gilbert made tremendous advancements in food safety in the American Southwest||Florence Ngobeni urges African leaders to work for AIDS prevention.||Florence Nightingale revolutionized nursing.|
|Fred Hollows saved the eysight of thousands of Aboriginal and poor people.||Hazviperi Betty Makoni founded the Girl Child Network to transform lives.||Helene Gayle is one of the leading authorities on AIDS research.||Howard Florey shared the Nobel Prize for Medicine for extracting penicillin.||Jean Henry Dunant helped save the life of Jessica's mother through the Red Cross Organization.||Jennifer Smith is an author, mentor and advocate for understanding those who have dyslexia.|
|Jesse William Lazear confirmed Carlos Finlay hypothesis that mosquitos transmitted yellow fever.||John Flynn dedicated his life to improving life for people living in the Australian Outback.||Jon Rose is a surfer dedicated to bringing clean drinking water to the world.||Judith Blair donated one of her kidneys to a man in desperate need.||Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is a hero to Rachel who was recently diagnosed with Juvenile Diabetes.||Lisa Nigro works to help the homeless in Chicago through the Inspiration Cafe.|
|Malaria Campaign 2009 Students join together to eradicate malaria.||MASSIVEGOOD - Nińos sin Malaria helps build a better world using micro-philanthropy and social media.||Médecins Sans Frontičres won the Nobel Peace Prize.||Medical Missions for Children uses cutting-edge medical broadcasting technologies to bring medical care to underserved communities.||Melinda Gates is passionate about helping mothers and children in developing nations.||Michael J. Fox works to find a cure for Parkinsons Disease.|
|Michelle Obama is commited to the health of children and veterans.||Mike Kelly risked his career as a surgeon to save Bob's life.||mpower harnesses the power of music to change youth attitudes about mental health.||Oumoul Khary Sow founded the Caravan of Hope which travels to remote areas in Senegal to help prevent malaria.||Pat Pedraja|
and Driving for Donors is helping young and old cancer patients receive the life saving bone marrow treatments.
|Peter C. Alderman Foundation helps heal the emotional wounds of victims of terrorism around the world.|
|Robert E. Kimura, M.D. is a hero to his niece in and out of the operating room.||Sally Sampson makes cooking|
fun to fight childhood obesity
|Sanoussi Diakite invented the fonio husking machine.||Sasa a young doctor in Burma keeps his promise to his village.||To Write Love On Her Arms was founded to help people suffering from depression and substance abuse.||Tommie Hamaluba is a teacher in Botswana, Africa, working to eradicate malaria.|
|Trisomy 18 Foundation raises awareness and supports research for cures for this genetic disorder.||Viktor Frankl established a psychological understanding of the human search for meaning.||Vivienne Harr founded Make a Stand Lemon-aid to raise fund for organizations that fight child slavery.|
|Abraham is considered the father of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.||Amy Biehl gave her life to ending apartheid in South Africa.||Anne Frank 'I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.'||Archbishop Oscar Romero was a passionate voice of hope, peace and justice in war-torn El Salvador.||Augustine Tolton: Black Priest's Story |
Unknown to Many was the first black Catholic priest in the United States.
|Bahá'u'lláh believes in the importance of meditation and prayer...|
|Buddha : Siddartha Gautama founded Buddhism.||Cheikh Ahmadou Bamba Mbacké was a beloved Senegalese spiritual leader and guide.||Clark and Melinda Vaughn founded For His Children to care for abandoned children in Ecuador.||Clive Staples Lewis wrote the Chronicles of Narnia series as well many other books.||Corrie Ten Boom risked her life to help hundreds of Jews escape during WWII.||Dalai Lama is the religious leader of Tibet and an emblem of Tibet's hopes for freedom.|
|David Livingstone was a medical missionary who explored Africa and spoke out against slavery.||Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German pastor and martyr of the Holocaust.||Dr. Benjamin Elijah Mays mentored Reverend Calvin O. Butts, who is now pastor of the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem, NY.||Enoch was so faithful according to the Bible that God summoned him to heaven.||Eric Liddell was an Olympic champion who held fast to his Christian beliefs.||Erik Weihenmayor inspires those who have discovered his heroic journey.|
|Fateme was the prophet Mohammad's daughter and a leader to the people.||Father Joseph DeVeuster selflessly helped the leprosy patients in Moloka`i.||Florence Nightingale revolutionized nursing.||Gladys Aylward led 100 orphaned Chinese children to safety during the Second Sino-Japanese War.||Glenn Cunningham was an American long distance runner who overcame tremendous challenges.||Guru Nanak was the founder of Sikhism.|
|Immaculee Ilibagiza demonstrates the power of forgiveness.||James Yee |
promotes diversity, tolerance and religious freedom.
|Jesus Christ was a prophet and is venerated as the Son of God in the Christian religion.||Joan of Arc was poet Christine de Pisan's hero.||John Flynn dedicated his life to improving life for people living in the Australian Outback.||Kateri Tekakwitha was an early convert to Cathlicism and has been beatified.|
|Kathy Eldon inspired by her son, works for peace and tolerance.||Krishna is one of the most beloved figures in the Hindu religion.||Louis Zamperini is a WW2 prisoner of war survivor who forgave his tormentor and inspires others to forgive.||Martin Luther King, Jr. lived a life of forgiveness with strength and fearlessness.||Mary Baker Eddy was the founder of Christian Science.||Mary McLeod Bethune used education to help in the fight for racial and gender equality.|
|Moses led the Jews from slavery and gave them religious laws.||Mother Teresa gained international prominence as a modern-day saint.||Muhammad the Prophet is the religious leader of Islam.||Native American Spirituality comes in myriad forms.||Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela dedicated his life to abolishing apartheid and establishing a democracy in South Africa.||Nick Vujicic went from a life without limbs to a life without limits.|
|Peace Pilgrim |
(Mildred Norman Ryder) walked over 25,000 miles for peace.
|Pierre Toussaint was a former slave who was beloved for his charitable works.||Pope John Paul II was one of the most widely travelled and influential leaders of the 20th century.||Regina Jonas was the first woman ever to be ordained as a rabbi.||Rev. James Reeb worked for equal rights for all.||Reverend John Harper was a pastor who died trying to save others on the Titanic.|
|Reverend Peter Nguyen Van Hung works to end human trafficking of Vietnamese women workers and brides.||Roshi Bernie Glassman finds|
peace in using
Zen to help
|Roxanne Kremer works with the Mestizo Indians of the Peruvian rainforest to save pink dolphins.||Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini became the first American citizen to be canonized.||Saint Francis of Assisi was a true example of harmonious existence on Earth.||Sandy Koufax is the youngest player ever to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.|
|Shri Yogeshwarji |
was a poet and spiritual leader
|Sister Margaret Scheetz founded Beatitude House for homeless women and children.||Sor Juana Inez de la Cruz couldn't live |
|Susanna Wesley is known as the Mother of Methodism.||Swami Vivekananda was a Vedanta sage, prophet and teacher.||Thomas Garrett risked his wealth to help run the Underground Railroad.|
|William Wilberforce was influential in the abolition of the slave trade and of slavery in the British Empire|
|A Powerful Noise promotes the global empowerment of women||A Stranger helped a young girl who was lost in the city.||Alan Beavan will be remembered for his bravery on Sept. 11, 2001.||Albert Schweitzer had a 'reverence for life.'||Andeisha Farid is the founder of Afghan Child Education and Caring Organization (AFCECO)||Andrea Coleman has used her passion for motorcycling to transform healthcare delivery in rural parts of Africa.|
|Babak Darvish, MD inspires his patients and coworkers with his upbeat attitude and determination.||Balto led his dog team on the lifesaving 1925 serum run to Rome, Alaska||Baroness Caroline Cox founded the Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust.||Ben Carson is the chief of neurosurgery |
at Johns Hopkins University Hospital.
|Bernard Fantus created the world's first blood bank.||Bernard Kouchner is the co-founder of Doctors without Borders.|
|Bill Wilson changed countless lives and livelihoods by founding Alcoholics Anonymous.||Bob and Suzanne Wright founded Autism Speaks to help find a cure.||Bob Geldof is known for his anti-poverty work for Africa and is a Nobel Prize nominee.||Brian Mullaney is the founder of Surgery for the Poor.||Chiune and Yukiko Sugihara believed in freedom and saved many Jews during WWII.||Claire Lalanne founded the Center for Nutritional Recovery.|
|Colonel Jack H. Jacobs His extraordinary heroism saved the lives of 14 people.||Connie Siskowski follows her true passion to care for the youngest of the caregivers.||Dan Mazur sacrificed climbing to the summit of Mt. Everest to save another climber.||Daniel Hale Williams III was an African American doctor who was the first person to perform a successful open heart surgery.||Danny Thomas is the founder of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.||Denis Mukwege Helps Women Ravaged By Congo War|
|Dennis Smith is an author and retired firefighter||Desmond T. Doss became a medic during WWII and saved many lives.||Doctor Steven Kopits was a compassionate physician who lives on in the hearts of his patients.||Don Cheadle |
and Darfur Now deliver a call to action to stop the genocide in the Sudan.
|Dr. David Applebaum was a selfless emergency room doctor in Jerusalem||Dr. Ginger Holt saved Drew's leg when he was in the hospital.|
|Dr. Gloria WilderBrathwaite was inspired to provide health care to the poor in the innner city.||Dr. Hawa Abdi is a Somali doctor, human rights activist and nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize.||Dr. J. Larry Brown directs the national Center on Hunger and Poverty.||Dr. Larry Thomas is the founder of the Tropical Health Alliance Foundation.||Dr. Mark Jacobson works with AIDS patients in Tanzania.||Dr. Michael DeBakey is the father of modern open-heart surgery.|
|Dr. Paul Brand was a compassionate surgeon who pioneered work in leprosy.||Dr. Paul Farmer has dedicated his life to treating people in the poorest nations in the world.||Dr. Van Halbach is a hero to the Ghenender family for saving Ingrid's life.||Eddie Aikau loved the sea and often risked his life to save others||Edith Cavell was a nurse who risked her own safety to help others during WWI||Elena Caragiani-Stoenescu was the first woman pilot from Romania.|
|Elizabeth Blackwell became the first female doctor and opened the first medical school for women.||Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah rode a bike across Ghana to challenge the stigma of being disabled.||Evelyn H. Lauder founded the Breast Cancer Research Foundation||Fauzia Minallah is the founder of Funkor Childart Centre and an ARTIVIST.||Firefighters in |
New York City
are the heroes
of the day.
|Fireworkers from Chernobyl bravely gave their lives to protect the safety of others during the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.|
|Florence Ngobeni urges African leaders to work for AIDS prevention.||Florence Nightingale revolutionized nursing.||Frances Moore Lappe works to eliminate the injustices that cause hunger.||Franklin D. Roosevelt formed the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation for polio victims.||Fred Hollows saved the eysight of thousands of Aboriginal and poor people.||Fridtjof Nansen was a daring explorer, a freedom fighter, and a selfless humanitarian.|
|George Latham saved a girl from a burning car and is also a hero to his daughter.||Giorgio Perlasca saved the lives of thousands of Jews during WWII||Haiti Relief: |
How Kids Can Help make a difference.
|Harriet Tubman organized the Underground Railroad and helped lead slaves to freedom.||Harrison Ford is an actor, humanitarian and ardent conservationist.||Hazviperi Betty Makoni founded the Girl Child Network to transform lives.|
|Helene Gayle is one of the leading authorities on AIDS research.||Help for Haiti||Henry Dunant was the founder of the International Red Cross.||Hermine Santrouschitz |
(Miep Gies) kept Anne Frank and her family safely hidden from the Nazis.
|Hero is an extraordinary therapy dog.||Howard Florey shared the Nobel Prize for Medicine for extracting penicillin.|
|Irena Sendler helped Jewish children escape the Warsaw ghetto during the Holocaust.||Ivan Beltrami joined the resistance during WWII and saved many Jews.||Janusz Korczak stayed behind to protect his orphan students during the Holocaust.||Jarell Brooks saved a mother and her chldren during an attack at a movie theater.||Jeremy Glick was a hero of Flight 93 and Emmy's beloved father.||Jody Williams is a human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner who began a campaign to rid the world of landmines.|
|Joel Burns reached out to GLBT teens with a personal story and a message of hope.||John Flynn dedicated his life to improving life for people living in the Australian Outback.||John Polivchuk was a firefighter who inspired others with his bravery, selflessness and optimism.||Jon Rose founded Waves for Water, which works on the front-line to provide clean water.||Judith Blair donated one of her kidneys to a man in desperate need.||Julie Garner founded Project Yellow Light to help save lives.|
|Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is a hero to Rachel who was recently diagnosed with Juvenile Diabetes.||Kennedy Odede grew his childhood dream of creating outreach centers for poor children like him.||Kurt Klein brought, among others, his future wife, Gerda, and Oskar Schindler, to safety.||Lillie Hitchcock-Coit was a turn of the century firefighting hero.||Lisa Nigro works to help the homeless in Chicago through the Inspiration Cafe.||Liviu Librescu was a Virginia Tech teacher who sacrificed his life to save his students.|
|Los Topos de Mexico is one of the most elite earthquake rescue teams in the world.||Louisa May Alcott was the beloved author of 'Little Women.'||Malaria Campaign 2009 Students join together to eradicate malaria.||MASSIVEGOOD - Nińos sin Malaria helps build a better world using micro-philanthropy and social media.||Maximilian Kolbe was a Catholic priest known for his great humanity during WWII.||Melinda Gates is passionate about helping mothers and children in developing nations.|
|Michael J. Fox works to find a cure for Parkinsons Disease.||Michael Kelley beat all the odds as a paratrooper and police officer.||Mike Kelly risked his career as a surgeon to save Bob's life.||Mikey Ray Frasier is a lifesaver three times over.||Molly Melching, Tostan Founder empowers African communities to bring about positive social transformation based on respect for human rights.||Molly Pitcher was a Revolutionary War heroine who bravely carried water to soldiers on the battlefield.|
|Moses Zulu established Children's Town in Zambia to teach AIDS orphans life skills.||mpower harnesses the power of music to change youth attitudes about mental health.||Nathaniel Dunigan creates hope for Ugandan orphans with HIV/AIDS.||Nick Anderson and Ana Slavin challenge young people to get involved to help end the humanitarian crisis in Darfur.||Norman Borlaug was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his success in increasing the world's food supply.||Olara Otunnu is devoted to saving the lives and futures of children in war-torn countries.|
|Olivia Harrison founded an organization to help abandoned children in Romania.||Oskar Schindler saved almost 1200 Jews during the Holocaust.||Oskar Schindler defied his countrymen and courageously helped to save Jews during the Holocaust.||Oumoul Khary Sow founded the Caravan of Hope which travels to remote areas in Senegal to help prevent malaria.||Pat Pedraja|
and Driving for Donors is helping young and old cancer patients receive the life saving bone marrow treatments.
|Paul Rusesabagina saved the lives of more than 1200 Rwandans who took refuge in his hotel.|
|Peter C. Alderman Foundation helps heal the emotional wounds of victims of terrorism around the world.||Princess Eliza Ella has been inspired by Eliza the hero in The Wild Swans by Hans Christian Anderson||Putting pizzazz into pet adoption||Raoul Wallenberg saved thousands of lives during the Holocaust.||RAWA promotes women's rights through non-violent action.||Robert E. Kimura, M.D. is a hero to his niece in and out of the operating room.|
|Rudolph Giuliani New York Mayor, was a compassionate leader following the World Trade Center attack.||Ryan Hreljac helps build wells for clean water in Africa.||Sanjit 'Bunker' Roy encourages villagers to have the confidence to succeed.||Santosh Thorat: After seeing Mumbai's slums bulldozed, he now works to save and restore them||Sasa a young doctor in Burma keeps his promise to his village.||Sindhu Ravishankar created the Vivid Vision Project to provide accessible eye care to impoverished communities in India.|
|Sir Elton John is a successful musician who is also a champion of LGBT and AIDS issues.||Somaly Mam has dedicated her life to finding and mentoring children who have suffered from human trafficking.||Sompop Jantraka helps poor children in Thailand to avoid child prostitution and obtain an education.||Stephen Siller: From The Tunnel to the Towers was a firefighter who bravely sacrificed his life to save others on 9/11.||Susan G. Komen was the inspiration for her sister to reach out to other women with cancer.||Tad Agoglia is founder of the First Response Team of America.|
|Tendol Gyalzur provides a home and family for Tibetan and Chinese orphans.||The Danish Resistance acted bravely in a time of darkness.||To Write Love On Her Arms was founded to help people suffering from depression and substance abuse.||Tommie Hamaluba is a teacher in Botswana, Africa, working to eradicate malaria.||Trisomy 18 Foundation raises awareness and supports research for cures for this genetic disorder.||US Military Hospital in Germany |
At Forefront of Saving U.S. Lives
|Vilmos Farkas sacrificed his personal safety to save the lives of a couple of strangers.|