Heroes in the Heartland Recap!

The First Responders Foundation was recognized for our “Commitment to Community” by the American Red Cross at this year’s Heroes in the Heartland awards luncheon on March 11.

Watch the Video

Watch the video that was shown at the awards ceremony, featuring our President and Executive Director Ray Somberg, board member Jim Hanson, Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer, and Bellevue Fire Chief Perry Guido.

In the Press

Omaha World Herald
Red Cross Honorees Lauded for Their Extraordinary Service
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Foundation President and Executive Director Ray Somberg Interviewed by WOWT on Heroes in the Heartland Award!


Heroes in the Heartland: First Responders Foundation to Be Recognized for Commitment to Community

The First Responders Foundation is excited to announce our inclusion alongside some of the most heroic individuals in the region at the 15th Annual American Red Cross Heroes in the Heartland Awards. The awards recognize those who have positively impacted our quality of life through bravery, dedication and selfless behavior.

“We are thrilled to once again recognize everyday heroes: ordinary people performing extraordinary acts, who were nominated by the community,” said Jill Orton, Region CEO.

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