COVID-19 Hero Awards

Nominations are now open. Strong candidates from across a range of essential work and home sectors (first responders, doctors, nurses, parents, teachers, pharmacists, transit workers, truck drivers, postal workers, volunteers, sanitation workers, veterinarians, reporters, construction workers) are all heroes. Who is your Hero that has demonstrated their commitment to go above and beyond during the COVID-19 pandemic?

ROUND 2 OF NOMINATIONS IS OPEN NOW: Ends Friday August 27, 2021 11:59 pm PT

The Round 1 nominations have concluded.
Initial grant winners are:

The ALO Foundation Grant Awards for COVID-19 Heroes is a national accolade that helps individuals receive emergency support, or if designated, provide a grant to a charity of choice in the United States.

Established as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ALO Foundation will honor a minimum of 10 outstanding individuals who made a significant and positive difference to people and the environment. By January 2021, three nominated winners will each receive up to $10,000 in grants.

Round 2 of Nominaions is Open Now: Ends Friday August 27, 2021 11:59 pm. PT

♦♦ Nomination is Free but we welcome your donation to help raise funds to support COVID-19 victims and relief efforts.

There are two ways to nominate a Hero:

  1. Tell us about a hero in your community or workplace. How and why they impacted you or those near to you.
  2. Share your own story, your art, your videos, and your appreciation.

Please complete the form below. The strongest nominations include detailed responses written from your heart in your own words. Only nominations received by the due date will be considered.



Please describe your Hero’s extraordinary contributions or service, as they relate to making a difference during the COVID-19 pandemic. In other words, showcase how they provided a Ray of Hope to the world.
Videos must be a YouTube or Vimeo link.
All other files (pdf doc docx.) must be less than 3 MB.

Sanukrishna Shrestha and Shreejesh Parajuli

Sanukrishna Shrestha and Shreejesh Parajuli

Charlie Muller

Charlie Muller

Pradeep Sharma

Pradeep Sharma

Nakisha Carter

Nakisha Carter

Mayank (Dr. Mak) Amin

Mayank (Dr. Mak) Amin

Palak V. Shah a Physical Therapist

Palak V. Shah a Physical Therapist

Sarah Kenyon an Occupational Therapist

Sarah Kenyon an Occupational Therapist

Madison Degust  a Registered Nurse

Madison Degust a Registered Nurse

Angela Kempsey

Angela Kempsey

Lane A. Harper

Lane A. Harper

Candace Aguirre Holley

Candace Aguirre Holley

Darla Lackey

Darla Lackey

Tzvi Montrose

Tzvi Montrose

Lane Harper a Police Officer

Lane Harper a Police Officer

Leighann Bacher

Leighann Bacher

Captain David Tuckman

Captain David Tuckman

Alex Dakers

Alex Dakers

Anneliese Place a Santa Barbara Mask Makers

Anneliese Place a Santa Barbara Mask Makers

Angela Kempsey a Grocery Cashier

Angela Kempsey a Grocery Cashier

Holden, The Boy That just Keeps Giving

Holden, The Boy That just Keeps Giving

Woodlands Nursing Home

Woodlands Nursing Home

Asma Inge-Hanif a Nurse Chaplain & Founder

Asma Inge-Hanif a Nurse Chaplain & Founder

Chioma Ebubedike Igbokwe

Chioma Ebubedike Igbokwe

Taylor Hooker a Recreation Therapist

Taylor Hooker a Recreation Therapist

Tyler Ashlaw a Director/Paramedic

Tyler Ashlaw a Director/Paramedic

Elise Berger a Registered Nurse

Elise Berger a Registered Nurse

Comfort Corner Staff

Comfort Corner Staff

Kristina Mazzarisi a Registered Nurse

Kristina Mazzarisi a Registered Nurse

Lindsey DeBaggis a Registered Nurse

Lindsey DeBaggis a Registered Nurse

Margie Hammonds a Registered Nurse

Margie Hammonds a Registered Nurse

Sujatha Sukumar a Cytogenetic Technologist

Sujatha Sukumar a Cytogenetic Technologist

Angelica Ponce

Angelica Ponce

John Walker of El Paso

John Walker of El Paso

Anja Cibis

Anja Cibis

Sewing 4 Good

Sewing 4 Good

Raleys Supermarket service person

Raleys Supermarket service person

Jason Hargrove, 50, was a bus driver in Detroit

Jason Hargrove, 50, was a bus driver in Detroit

NYC’s Cult Favorite Dough Doughnut Donates to 60 Hospitals

NYC’s Cult Favorite Dough Doughnut Donates to 60 Hospitals

Nike

Nike

Left his Family

Left his Family

The Prayer

The Prayer

Amazon

Amazon

Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey

National Football League

National Football League

Fitbit

Fitbit

Dunkin’ Donuts

Dunkin’ Donuts

Uber

Uber