October 23, 2015

Papito: From Accident to Athlete, Loss to Gain

Papito had a dream. He wanted to compete in the World Championship games and that’s exactly what he did. After almost losing his head from horrific accident that cost him a leg, Papito never gave up on himself. His perseverance touched Jack Layton, who got Papito Canadian citizenship within one week, so he could compete for Canada at the World games.
October 23, 2015

Elizabeth’s Story

Vibrant and outspoken with a powerful message, 14 year old Elizabeth was bullied by her peers, and falsely accused of being a lesbian by her guidance counsellors. Her journey to finally be happy with who she is will relate to many other teens going through similar stories. She conveys her message with strength and has a certain glow, that will affect each person who listens to her story.  
October 23, 2015

Little Miracles

Our trailer previews just a moment in the life of a mother to a premature baby in sunnybrook’s intenive care unit (ICU). Everyday these babies face challenges just to be able to breathe something we take for granted. The mothers have to be strong despite their fears. For most pregnancy is joyful and relatively easy. For these mother and their babies, it is a life and death experience.    
October 28, 2015

EDH team hard at work

The Everyday Hero team is constantly hard at work to discover local heroes that help develop the community.