Effort Underway To Designate National Heroes Day In July

Effort Underway To Designate National Heroes Day In July
Colorado Congressmen Ed Perlmutter (D-co) and Jason Crow (D-co) have re-introduced a Resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives to designate July 20 as “National Heroes Day” to honor the nation’s everyday heroes.

The campaign to delegate July 20th as National Heroes Day has received the support of several notable filmmakers and celebrities in the entertainment industry and as well as some of this country’s longtime philanthropic leaders, such as Anthony Kennedy Shriver, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Best Buddies and Eric Zahren, President of the 117 year-old Carnegie Hero Fund.

The resolution was first introduced last year on July 20 and sought to also recognize the everyday heroes across the 50 states who came to the aid of others during the Covid pandemic.

“The Carnegie Hero Fund is proud to support the National Heroes Day initiative and its efforts to shine a light on everyday heroes all around us,” said Hero Fund President Eric Zahren.
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