May 6, 2022

EDH recognized with Global Excellence Award 2021 & Canadian Business Award 2022

The past couple of years came with additional challenges and obstacles for, but our mission and perseverance never wavered. As long as there are Everyday Heroes in the world, we will do our utmost to share their stories and help give them the recognition they deserved. EDH was recently recognized for our efforts to shine light on the amazing people of the world. For the second year in a row we were given the Global Excellence Award from LUXlife Magazine. On top of that, we were also recognized with […]
March 4, 2021

Global Excellence Awards: Everyday Heroes Best Impact Documentary Series

We are honoured to have been recognized by LUXlife Magazine and awarded 2020’s Best Impact Documentary Series. While we are grateful for this incredible acknowledgment, this award truly means so much because it is an opportunity for the Everyday Heroes we spotlight, to be heard and seen. Click here to view the full article.
December 15, 2020

Down’s Syndrome Parents are Everyday Heroes: Part 2 of 2

Who do you see in the background of the picture ? Behind my wife, you’ll notice another fabulous human being. All you see is her arm and a piece of her head. But she’s a hero. An everyday hero. And she almost always goes unnoticed, just like this photo. We hear a lot about heroes these days, especially during Covid-19. We should honor frontline workers like nurses and doctors, and I think we’ve done a decent job of thanking them through a plethora of media platforms. But what about people like […]
December 15, 2020

Down’s Syndrome Kids are Everyday Heroes: Part 1 of 2

Look carefully at this photo below taken several years ago at my sister’s house.  What do you see? The first thing you’ll notice is my beautiful wife holding my adorable niece, Madison, who has Down Syndrome. Madison has a personality that will melt your heart. She’s passionate about her pink glasses and tech savvy with her Tablet. She’s healthy, full of spunk, and loves to play hide-and-seek with Uncle Patrick (me). Here’s how hide-and-seek with Madison generally works: “No lights on yet,” she insists after two hours of stumbling around a […]
June 11, 2017

Dog Park Bullies: Rexy and Alicia’s Heroic Story

Alicia had been taking her dog Rexy to an off-leash park so he could have time to run around with his friends and she could talk to the other dog owners. Alicia really wanted to learn some things about dogs because she didn’t know much when she adopted Rexy from the pound. It was a beautiful day to take Rexy to the dog park, but she was reluctant. Lately, a woman named Diane came to the dog park with her dog Bailey, and both were loud and obnoxious. It was […]
June 17, 2016

The Weekly Wall of Heroes, Part 5

Happy Friday to you, our EVERYDAY HEROES. Welcome back to The Weekly Wall of Heroes, where we present ordinary people doing extraordinary things!! Stories submitted will be featured here! Muslim Farmers Build Church for Christian Neighbors in Pakistan “This church being built by Muslims in a small community is very significant,” one Pakistani Christian told the BBC. “It shows that people have love in their hearts and if there are those that fuel the fire, there are also those to douse the flames.” In a region known for its religious […]
June 15, 2016

In Tragedy, Kindness: Vigils in the World

In the wake of the Orlando mass shooting of the Pulse nightclub, which left 50 dead and 53 injured, many critical, the world cried out against this injustice and stood in solidarity and vigil with the victims. In the past, such a reaction may never have happened, due to the LGBT connection, and the killer may have been championed, but times are a changing, and love is blooming. We tribute this post to Orlando, and tell of some of the Everyday Kindness that is being spread. Comfort dogs sent to […]
June 13, 2016

Heroes of the Past: Karl Landsteiner

Today’s Hero of the Past is Karl Landsteiner (1868-1943), father of transfusion medicine. We make this post in tribute to World Blood Donor’s Day, and urge you to read our informative post on it from last week and to go out and donate :). Every drop counts! Karl Landsteiner was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1868. His father, a renowned Viennese journalist and editor-in-chief of Die Presse, died when he was six, leaving his mother to care for him alone. The mother and child were close and kept a close […]
June 10, 2016

The Weekly Wall of Heroes, Part 4

The Weekly Wall of Heroes, Part 4 Happy Friday to you, our EVERYDAY HEROES. Welcome back to The Weekly Wall of Heroes, where we present ordinary people doing extraordinary things!! Stories submitted will be featured here!   Stranger goes out of their way to return lost sentimental items. “When they couldn’t reach me, they didn’t give up. If there’s a word I could call them, I want to call them giants,” she said. “Giants of kindness. Doing something noble for a stranger, when no one is watching, is just priceless.” […]
June 8, 2016

In Honor of Blood Donor’s Day

Today we would like to make a post in tribute to the World Blood Donor’s Day on June 14th, an international day of recognition of Everyday Hero blood donors globally and their important, lifesaving contribution. The day exists to spread wider awareness of the need for blood transfusion and to bring more into the fold. The marked day itself was born in May 2005, when the 192 member states of WHO adopted a resolution to establish it as an annual event, in collaboration with the Red Crescent, Red Cross, and a […]
June 6, 2016

Heroes of the Past : Florence Nightingale

Heroes of the Past: Florence Nightingale “I attribute my success to this – I never gave or took any excuse”  So said Florence Nightingale, social reformer and the founder of modern nursing. Born in 1820, into a wealthy British family in Florence, Italy, and named after the city where she was born, Florence experienced her first “call from God” in Embley Park in 1937. After a series of similar experiences, Florence felt that it was her calling to dedicate her life to the service of others. She started working as […]
June 3, 2016

The Weekly Wall of Heroes, Part 3

The Weekly Wall of Heroes, Part 3 Happy Friday to you, our EVERYDAY HEROES. Welcome back to The Weekly Wall of Heroes, where we present ordinary people doing extraordinary things!! Stories submitted will be featured here! Unsung hero of  Bataclan Paris Massacre awarded citizenship A 35 year old Algerian man, called Didi to hide his identity for fear of militant backlash, has been awarded citizenship for his bravery during the Paris concert hall attack last year. He was working as a security officer at the time, and during the attack repeatedly […]