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Your gift will be matched up to $5,000 thanks to our generous Mission Match sponsor, Julie Garber, in memory of Dr. Brad Garber.

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Join us Thursday, March 9, 2023, at 7:45 a.m., at The Florian Gardens Conference Center, 2340 Lorch Ave., Eau Claire. for the annual American Red Cross of Wisconsin Northwest Heroes Breakfast. 

Doors open at 7:00 am 

Registration begins at 7:15 am

Breakfast begins at 7:45 am.

Program starts at 8:00 am.

The event honors members of our community who have demonstrated heroism through extraordinary acts of courage and kindness.

The Heroes Breakfast was established in an effort to raise public awareness for local heroes and volunteers who carry out the mission of the Red Cross every day. For over 21 years, more than 150 local heroes have been recognized and we are thrilled to add to that number.

Hero Award Winners: 


Adult Good Samaritan:  Sponsored by SCHEELS

John Goodman 



Community Hero:  Sponsored by GLOBAL FINISHING SOLUTIONS

Justin Bernardin , Deputy Heather Hughes , Nick Johnson , Deputy Erik Sedani 


From the Heart Hero: Sponsored by WESTconsin CREDIT UNION

Louie and Barb Muench 


Health Care Hero: Sponsored by GROUP HEALTH COOPERATIVE

Chippewa County Public Health 


Hero of a Lifetime:  Sponsored by SECURITY FINANCIAL BANK

Ron Larson 


Military Hero:  Sponsored by LEINENKUGELS

Chippewa Valley Technical College 




Youth Good Samaritan: Sponsored by ROYAL CREDIT UNION

Riley Gaetz 

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Questions? Contact Us!

American Red Cross - Wisconsin
Contact MJ Thomsen

The Florian Gardens

2340 Lorch Avenue, Eau Claire, WI, USA

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