This morning on “New Day,” Anderson Cooper revealed this year’s lineup of “CNN Heroes.”
Each of the 10 receives a $25,000 grant for their organization with one ultimately being selected by fans as the hero of the year.
The ceremony announcing the hero of the year will be on Sunday, December 7 at 8pmET on CNN.
Meet this year’s heroes:
Jon Burns, England: he and his volunteers help thousands of impoverished children living in World Cup and Eurogames cities.
Dr. Wendy Ross; Philadelphia, PA: her program has helped over 200 families with autistic children.
Juan Pablo Romero Fuentes, Guatemala: offered his family’s home as a refuge for young people, proving education and support for over 1,000 children.
Ned Norton; Albany, NY: For over 25 years, he’s worked with hundreds of disabled people on strength and conditioning.
Patricia Kelly; Hartford, CT: offers her farm as a resource for children, helping to keep them off the streets.