Hero Awards Gala

About The Awards

The Hero Awards Gala recognize and honor people and organizations who have displayed the greatest contributions towards making dreams a reality. The prestigious Hero Awards Gala is the Wish Upon A Hero Foundation's largest event and is held annually. The Gala also serves as the Foundation's main fundraising effort for the year.


 

The Awards

Corporate Hero of the Year - Product
This award honors a company or a business that has granted a product to make a wish come true.

Corporate Hero of the Year - Service
This award honors a company or a business that has granted a service to make a wish come true.

Heroic Team
This award honors a group or team of people that have collaborated to grant a single wish.

Heroes for Heroes
This award honors a person or organization that have granted a wish for people in a public service position. This includes military personnel, police officials, firefighters and emergency responders.

Superhero of the Year
This award honors a person who consistenly grants amazing wishes. Not just the sheer number but the quality of those wishes.

Wish Ambassador of the Year
This award honors a Wish Ambassador that has gone above and beyond their duty and has shown the greatest level of respect for the position.

Wish Come True Award
This award was created for heroes who make a child's dream a reality.

Rookie Hero of the Year
A member who has been on the site for less than a year but has proven their incredible heroics within this short time.

MVP of the Year
To become MVP of the Year means to excel in all areas of Wish Upon A Hero, both on and off the site.

Hero of the Year
This award honors a person who has consistently proven their heroism throughout the year. They are an inspiration to other heroes and they embody the true spirit of philanthropy. Heroof the Year is the highest award achievement during the Hero Awards Gala.

Chapter of the Year
This award honors a chapter that has consistently supported the growth of Wish Upon A Hero as well as their community. They have held successful fundraisers and granted amazing wishes.

Honorable Mentions
The wishes on the Wish Upon A Hero website are wide ranging. Not every wish or hero will easily fit into a predefined category, nor should they go unrecognized. Each year the Wish Upon A Hero Foundation honors a few of these amazing wishes and heroes.