Coronavirus Community Heroes
Call for Entries
As the world rallies together during the latest pandemic, the reality and comfort of humanity's goodness shines through. MY HERO is taking essay submissions about heroes helping others during the coronavirus outbreak. The hero can be anyone!
Winners will be announced in the categories elementary, middle, and high school, as well as professional contributors. Each winner will receive a $50 Amazon gift card, a certificate, and a MY HERO t-shirt.
Click the image below to start your story, or head to https://myhero.com/create
You can also visit our guestbook for a shorter shout-out.
Sandi Bachom is a 75-year-old videographer and MY HERO Film Festival winner. She lives in New York City and is covering COVID-19.
The Izabel Lam Foundation has created their first prototype of a face shield to donate to hospitals. They also have a 3D printed version in the works!
Entrepreneur Sonia Smith-Kang is using extra material from her boutique children's clothing business to provide masks for first responders in Los Angeles during the Coronavirus outbreak.
"We’ve begun collaborations with both Cedars Sinai and Keck Medicine of USC to produce reusable N95 style masks, face shields, and aerosol protection boxes for use during intubation."
Philanthropist Eva Haller is part of a group in New York City making face shields for hospital workers. To the left, a volunteer picks up 400 face shields for distribution. On the right, three ER doctors model the face shields.
Other Community Health Heroes
Aileen Cole Stewart made history as one of 18 African American nurses to serve in the Army Nurse Corp during WWI to aid soldiers with the Spanish Flu.
Frederica Iezza, a heart surgeon who last year flew Baby Malick from Senegal to Italy for a life-saving operation, is now on the front lines in Italy battling against the Coronavirus pandemic.
Organizer created on 3/19/2020 3:44:23 AM by Shannon Luders-Manuel
Last edited 5/12/2020 1:30:39 AM by Xenia Shin