CHICAGO (CBS) — In this unique time we all need stories of hope to keep us going.
The Red Cross honored 12 groups of heroes at a virtual ceremony Thursday morning. So many deserving stories this year. We at CBS Chicago were honored to help host the event.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Showers By Daybreak
The annual heroes event was established 19 years ago to raise awareness of local heroes who carry out the mission of the Red Cross by making a commitment to creating stronger communities and providing help when crisis strikes.
We congratulate all the heroes. If you can, please donate to the Red Cross.READ MORE: Oak Lawn Woman Got Locked Out Of Her Facebook Business Account, And Even Facebook Can't Be Sure If The Email To Blame Was A Scam
Congratulations to Megan Murphy our 2021 #RedCross Healthcare Hero!
Megan, a nurse, stepped up to managed 2 additional intensive care units as the need for beds & staff increased due to the pandemic. Watch here: https://t.co/9mN7LXV5a6
Thanks to our generous sponsor @ULdialogue. pic.twitter.com/rYkEeq0lSS
— American Red Cross of Illinois (@RedCrossIL) April 29, 2021MORE NEWS: They Had A Tough Year Of E-Learning, But Southland College Prep Seniors Have Now Racked Up More Than $50 Million In Combined Merit Scholarships