Heroes Among Us


MercyOne Heroes Among Us Extends Nomination Deadline


Please nominate someone for the 19th Annual MercyOne Heroes Among Us and celebrate those who have impacted our community.

We request your help to not only nominate but to let your friends and family know so they send in their nominations.

Heroes can be from anywhere in northeast Iowa, with the heroic act occurring between Jan. 1, 2023, and Dec. 31, 2023.

Nominations are now due at 5 p.m. Jan. 12, 2024. The MercyOne Cedar Falls and Waterloo Foundations are extending the deadline from January 8th to January 12th to allow more time after the holidays to submit your nominee.


Nomination categories include:

  • Community service (individual or group)
  • Environmental (nature and animal efforts)
  • Good Samaritan (adult 21+)
  • Good Samaritan (youth 20 and younger)
  • Medical/health care (physicians, nurses, EMTs, paramedics or caregivers)
  • Military (active duty, reserve, guard, individual or group)
  • Public safety (firefighter, law enforcement, security officer)
  • Workplace (heroic act in a workplace)

Submit nominations online at MercyOne.org/heroes.

The Heroes Among Us nomination committee will select winners to be recognized at a breakfast ceremony on Mar. 21, 2024, at the Diamond Event Center in Cedar Falls.

Questions can be directed to Diane Jorgensen, MercyOne Cedar Falls and Waterloo Foundations fund development and special events coordinator, at 319-268-3161 or [email protected].

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