This page showcases some of the people doing good hero work on and off the web. If you know of anyone else, leave a comment below so we can add them to the list.
The Heroic Imagination Project
Phil Zimbardo’s brainchild is a nonprofit organization that teaches people how to overcome the natural human tendency to watch and wait in moments of crisis.
Each year at Thanksgiving, CNN celebrates everyday heroism in an award show like no other. You can keep track of the nominees and even vote for the finalists.
The Giraffe Heroes Project
This nonprofit honors the risk-takers, people who are largely unknown, people who have the courage to stick their necks out for the common good, in the US and around the world.
Moral Heroes is an archive of inspirational men, women and youth throughout history that have sacrificed for the betterment of others socially, physically, politically, economically, or environmentally.
Kids Are Heroes
Kids Are Heroes is a non-profit that empowers, encourages and inspires children to become leaders through volunteerism and community involvement. They do this by showcasing and supporting children who are making a difference through their selfless acts of giving.
Gloria Barron Prize For Young Heroes
The goal of the Barron Prize is to celebrate heroic young people – and to inspire others to do their part. These young people demonstrate the power of one person to make a difference to the world.
The Carnegie Hero Fund
The two-fold mission of the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission: To recognize persons who perform acts of heroism in civilian life in the United States and Canada, and to provide financial assistance for those disabled and the dependents of those killed helping others.
Humane education not only instills the desire and capacity to live with compassion, integrity, and wisdom, but also provides the knowledge and tools to put our values into action in meaningful, far-reaching ways. Zoe Weil is a friend of both The Heroic Imagination Project and The Hero Construction Company.
The MyHero Project
The mission of MY HERO is to use media and technology to celebrate the best of humanity and to empower people of all ages to realize their own potential to effect positive change in the world.