Families can be heroes, too.

Celebrated on May 15

Stories about Family

MacGillivray Family

MacGillivray Family founded the non-profit MacGillivray Freeman Films Educational Foundation.

My Son, Mattie J. T. Stepanek

By: Jeni Stepanek

Jennifer Porter

By: Stephanie from Lindon
Jennifer Porter is a hero to her daughter, Stephanie, because of the way she humbly cares for her family and others.

Denise Buchner

By: Oliver from Redwood Meadows
Denise Buchner is a hero to her son, Oliver, because she helps people in Third World countries.

Dan & Amy Eldon

By: Kathy Eldon
Dan & Amy Eldon are not only Kathy Eldon's children; they are also her heroes. by Kathy Eldon

Dick Hoyt

By: Jay from Spokane
Dick Hoyt is a dedicated Dad who breaks down barriers to his son's disability.

Susan Ence

By: Heather from Pleasant Grove
Susan Ence is committed to giving full-time care to her husband, who was left paralyzed after an accident.

Valdez Family

By: Carina from Sultana
The Valdez family shared their home to those in need.

Catherine Malonza

By: Keegan Malonza from San Marcos
Catherine Malonza saved her brother's life.

Derwin and Tori

By: Ian from Woodland Hills
Derwin and Tori gave Ian, and other kids, a chance at a better life.


By: Kia
Joneice proved how strong a young girl can be to her sister, Kia.

Clara Hale

By: Jessica from Mississauga, Canada
Clara Hale was foster mother and founder of the Hale House.

Budi and Peggy Soehardi Roslin Orphanage

By: Wendy Jewell and David Kemker
Budi and Peggy Soehardi Roslin Orphanage provides a loving home to care for displaced and orphaned children in East Timor.

Malick Seck

By: Seck from Dakar
Malick Seck is respected by his community and family for his humanitarian works, and his wisdom and dedication.

J.A. and Geraldine Reynolds

By: Claudia Hudson
J.A. and Geraldine Reynolds Founded 'Bruce's Garden' in NYC which honors Bruce, a victim of 9/11.

Lula Mae Walker

By: Jacqui Goddard <br> Contributor of The Christian Science...
Lula Mae Walker has been a foster parent to 300 kids.

\t\tRejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life! ~Albert Einstein

Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one. ~Jane Howard

What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family. ~Mother Teresa\u009d


Family Hero : Joneice by Doug Miller

By: Doug Miller

Happy mother

By: Assiatou Ngom from Senegal

The Road Was Paved By Us

By: Michael Mahue Moore

Raking Leaves

By: Doug Miller

Love of a Father

By: Hutton McKenna

My Brother Ebbie

By: Ashlee Cohen of Taft High School

My Parents

By: Chris Palacios of Taft High School

My Mom and Dad, My Heroes

By: Valerie

My Sister

By: Mariah T from Newark



Producer: Amadou Kagal Ndiaye
Sidy is an unstoppable force.

Yellow Woman - A Hero Report Excerpt

Producer: Betty Bailey & Camille Manybeads Tso
Camille Manybeads Tso tells an inspiring true story of Native American Heritage.

Two Weeks

Producer: Lori Nelson
Parenthood is not as easy as it seems.

The Light Tower

Producer: Po Chou Chi
This story honors parents who support their children to make their dreams come true.


Organizer created on 4/10/2013 8:55:19 AM by Becky Miller

Last edited 5/13/2019 1:49:52 PM by Jeanne Meyers