Our mission is to enlighten and inspire people of all ages with an ever-growing internet archive of hero stories from around the world. Now more than ever, children, teachers, and parents yearn for messages of hope and courage to face the challenges that lie ahead. The MY HERO web site hosts thousands of stories of remarkable individuals written by children and adults alike. These stories serve to remind us that we all have the potential to overcome great obstacles and achieve our dreams by following in the footsteps of our heroes. MY HERO invites you, your family, school or organization to take part in this interactive web project. By publicly honoring your hero on this awar d-winning site, you reward those who have made a difference and bring a new hope to this global online community.
Millions of visitors in over 194 nations discover and share stories, art, films and music celebrating heroes around the world on MY HERO. https://myhero.com
Educators incorporate MY HERO in character education, journalism,
thematic social studies and literature units, and to develop
writing skills, media arts and literacy.
MY HERO accepts submissions: Narrative,
Experimental/Musical, Documentary and
Animation. Submissions of short films and
multimedia presentations are accepted on
an ongoing basis. Awards are given to student and professional filmmakers.
Media Arts Resources assist teachers and students interested in creating short films
Art portrays heroes, heroism, or heroic deeds in a variety of mediums, including animation, collage and assemblage, digital imagery, mixed media, painting, photography and film, printmaking, sculpture and video.
The MY HERO Project is tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations to this nonprofit project are fully tax deductible.