Nominate Your Red Bandanna Hero Today

April 30, 2017

This week, PEOPLE announced that it is joining the American Heroes Channel (AHC) and the Welles Remy Crowther Charitable Trust to celebrate Welles’ life as well as men and women who exemplify his selfless courage with the third annual Red Bandanna Hero Award.

Now through July 4, 2017, you can nominate someone who has made a difference in people’s lives in an extraordinary way by visiting

The winner will receive a $10,000 donation to the charity of his or her choice and be featured in PEOPLE, as well as in an hour-long special airing on AHC in the fall.

The prize also includes a trip for two to attend the awards ceremony at a special Red Bandanna Football Game at Boston College on October 7.

Last year’s recipient was combat veteran Christopher Baity, who with his wife, Amanda Baity, founded Semper K9, a non-profit organization that provides service dogs to wounded service members.

Red Bandana Game at Boston College on Friday Oct. 7th, 2016 The Crowther family with Semper K9 Founders and winner Christopher Baity and his family.