PURPOSE

The Carnegie Hero Fund awards the Carnegie Medal to individuals in the United States and Canada who risk their lives to an extraordinary degree saving or attempting to save the lives of others.

HEROES

Those who have received the highest honor for civilian heroism.

The Carnegie Medal is given throughout the U.S. and Canada to those who risk their lives to an extraordinary degree while saving or attempting to save the lives of others.

NOMINATE

Know of someone who recently performed an act of heroism?

The Carnegie Hero Fund is always accepting nominations of civilian heroes who saved or attempted to save a person in peril.

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NEWS

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November 17, 2021

Low-income veterinary surgery center bearing Carnegie hero’s name to open next year

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November 17, 2021

From the Archives: Nurse saves father and son from 1913 hospital fire

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November 17, 2021

Inside the gallery: Two medals tell harrowing tales of water rescues

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September 22, 2021

18 will receive Carnegie Medal for acts of extraordinary heroism; seven posthumously

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November 17, 2021

60 Minutes feature on Carnegie Heroes

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September 10, 2018

The Heroic Age

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July 19, 2018

Event gathers 300, celebrating 10,000 heroes

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October 28, 2021

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